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Listen to Bongo Maffin’s New Single ‘Harare’

I'm relieved; it's actually a great song.

Legendary South African kwaito group Bongo Maffin have a new single. Titled "Harare," the single is vintage Bongo Maffin, but doesn't sound dated.


Thandiswa's layered vocals, Stoan's Tswana poetry, Apple Seed's ragga raps and Speedy's R&B-inspired vocals all coexist in harmony over a bass-heavy beat built on skittering drums.

The last time the diverse quartet released new music was with their 2005 album New Construction which had the hit "More Fire." The crew's solo members have been pursuing solo careers.

"Harare" is proof that one of the best kwaito groups of all time hasn't lost its touch, and that their excellence isn't defined by era.

Listen to "Harare" below and/or download it here.

‎Harare by Bongo Maffin itunes.apple.com

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The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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