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DJ Speedsta 'Hangout' Ft. Kid X, Riky Rick & Psyfo

South Africa's DJ Speedsta drops the video for 'Hangout' featuring Kid X, Riky Rick and Psyfo and produced by Sean Craig and Beats By Castro.


A few months back JHB-based rap producer DJ Speedsta assembled a top notch team of MCs for his third single. Produced by Sean Craig and Beats By Castro, "Hangout" features memorable verses from Cashtime Fam member Kid X, BOYZNBUCKS heavyweight Riky Rick, and Psyfo (who comes through on the hook). Largely slept on, their squeaky banger now has a video to shed light on what they had in mind for "that new hangout" (hint: it's a shipping container yard). You can download the single here and watch Speedsta's latest video below.

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Image courtesy of Killbeatz.

Interview: Killbeatz' Short & Sweet Debut EP, 'Love and Happiness'

We speak to the renowned afrobeats producer about his joint Love and Happiness EP with King Promise & Ofori Amponsah, and his daughter's inspiration behind the project.

Killbeatz needs no introduction. The producer born Joseph Addison is one of the biggest hitmakers as far as afrobeats is concerned. From R2Bees to Sarkodie to FuseODG to M.anifest, Killbeatz has blessed your favorite singers and rappers alike with the soundtracks to their biggest hits. From the azonto era to the global spread of afrobeats, his contribution to African music as a whole cannot be overstated.

However, Killbeatz' influence doesn't stop at just music production. Behind the scenes, he's a complete industry player. The CEO of Ghanaian record label Legacy Life Entertainment, he's responsible for bringing star singer King Promise to the limelight.

Despite producing for the crème de la crème of the Ghanaian music industry as well as several international artists over the length of a decade, the highly-influential producer and instrumentalist never had a project of his own. Now he has set out to change that. In October 2020 Killbeatz dropped his debut EP, titled Love and Happiness.

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