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Listen to DJ SuperNova’s Mashup of AKA’s “Fela In Versace” and Lupe Fiasco’s “Kick Push”

Can Fela kick push in Versace?

US DJ SuperNova, who's clearly in love with South African music, just delivered an unthinkable mashup. song

He tossed the vocals from AKA and Kiddominant's smash hit "Fela In Versace" over 21st century boom bap, the instrumental to Lupe Fiasco's skateboarding epic "Kick Push."


While "Fela In Versace" is slower in tempo as compared to "Kick Push," the DJ managed to make the vocals sit on the Soundtrakk production. The question is does it bang or nah?

Listen to the mashup below:

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New Fela Kuti Reissues & Box Set Are Coming This Year

Partisan Records has shared initial news of upcoming Fela 50th anniversary reissues and a new box set on the way.

Fela Kuti fans have a lot to look forward to this year as Partisan Records (home to Fela's catalog) has announced plans to release special reissues of two 1971 albums: London Scene and Live! With Ginger Baker, the classic album in which Fela and his band Africa '70 where joined by the Cream drummer.

The label has also said they plan to release the fifth installment in their ongoing Fela vinyl reissue box set series, which are handpicked by notable names in the music world. Previous volumes have been curated by Erykah Badu, Questlove, and Brian Eno.

Partisan has also shared that they will also be launching a scholarship program at Fela's alma mater, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, in London this year. The label will be sharing more information on all of that exciting Fela Kuti 2021 news soon, so keep and eye out.

In the meantime, Fela Kuti is currently leading the fan vote for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. You can head here to cast a daily ballot for the afrobeat legend. Voting is capped at one ballot per day.

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