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Branko 'Time Out' ft. Orlando Santos

Watch Buraka Som Sistema producer/founder Branko's sun-tinged video for the atmospheric electropop "Time Out" ft. Orlando Santos.


Buraka Som Sistema producer/founder Branko recently dropped this sun-tinged video for "Time Out," which rounds up visuals of the best time you could possibly have with friends in the great outdoors — woods, waterfall dives, swimming ponds, they're all there. The single is a departure from Buraka's recent zouk bass exploration, and their previous kuduro productions, with Branko delivering a stripped-down & laid-back beat over which Orlando Santos lays down some atmospheric croons. Watch it below and grab "Time Out" from Branko's recent (and free) Drums Slums & Hums mixtape.

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11 Rwandan Artists You Should Be Listening To

Musicians like Bushali, Kivumbi King, Rita Ange Kagaju, and Alyn Sano have been putting their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

The current landscape of modern Rwandan music is more dynamic than ever before, from updated versions of traditional folk sounds to the recent 'KinyaTrap' phenomenon that has permeated playlists across the country. For decades, Rwandan airwaves have been dominated by international hits — and by a handful of established Rwandan superstars — but now, as the country continues to develop and diversify, so does its musical setting, with new and different sounds ascending from the hills. The past five years have seen the emergence of an army of young artists eager to reclaim their languages (Rwanda has four official languages) and identity, interlacing their music with influences that stretch far and wide.

Here are 11 artists that have emerged in the past five years to put their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

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