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Cape Town MCs Call For Collective Hip-Hop Consciousness On 'Follow Us Home'

Cape Town MCs call for collective hip-hop consciousness in the Mother City on the DJ Azuhl-led 'Follow Us Home.'


The cult of the Cape Town beatmaking and electronic scene has only continued to make strides in the new year. Cape Town hip-hop, in contrast, has seemed a bit less entity-like these days. Enter DJ/producer Ricardo Nunes (aka DJ Azuhl), who's ringleading a call for collective hip-hop consciousness in the Mother City. One of his earliest measures is a Native Tongues-like gathering of emcees on "Follow Us Home." On the jazzily backed Mother City salute, Azuhl tapped Cape Town MCs Ben Caesar, Youngsta, Ill Skillz, Jean Pierre and the soulfully piped EJ Von Lyrik to call for more collaboration amongst their city's hip-hop community. Watch the "Follow Us Home" video below and scroll on to catch "Azuhl's Allstars" discuss Cape Town rap culture and the need for more citywide collaboration.

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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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