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DJ Sbu Goes Afrobeat In His Latest Single ‘Beautiful’ Featuring Portia Monique

Listen to DJ Sbu's latest single.

South African house DJ, producer, businessman and media personality DJ Sbu has a new single. The song, which is titled "Beautiful," features world-famous Hawaii-born vocalist Portia Monique.


In the song, Sbu hands the singer a mid-tempo Afrobeat instrumental, which she owns with her layered vocals. She croons comfortably about a person whose beauty she needs an insight into.


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DJ Sbu's releases have always been unpredictable since he released his first album Y-Lens Vol. 1 in 2006. But his music has always been deeply rooted in deep house. So, hearing him exploring Afrobeat is refreshing, and is proof that the Nigerian genre is loved all over the continent and the world.

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

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Boity's Hometown Takes Centre Stage In Her New Music Video

Boity has released the music video for her latest single 'O18's Finest' which features Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill.

South African rapper Boity has finally shared the visuals for her latest single "018's Finest" featuring Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill. The single comes off Boity's EP 4463, which dropped last December. Marked as a fan favourite "018's Finest" borrows from Boity's hometown dialing code. The 31-year-old rapper hails from Potchefstroom, affectionately known as Potch, a quaint town in South Africa's North West province. The music video highlights the lesser known aspects of hip-hop culture in the otherwise sleepy town.

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