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An Afro-House Remix Of Drake's 'Know Yourself'

Netherlands-based producers DJFasta & Kid Kayne drop a stomping afro-house remix of Drake's 'If You're Reading This It's Too Late' standout.


Netherlands-based producers DJFasta and Kid Kayne recently posted this stomping afro-house reworking of Drake's If You're Reading This It's Too Late standout "Know Yourself" as a free loosey on Soundcloud. The revamped track adds some booming syncopated percussion and Buraka-style synthesizer stabs over the original's melody to breathe new live into the OVO star's huge 2015 hit. As you've probably heard by now, the Toronto rapper's been dipping his toes in 'afrobeats' waters lately with his remix of Wizkid's "Ojuelegba" alongside Skepta. Stream and grab a free download of "Know Yourself (Fasta & Kid Kayne Afro Bootleg)," which somehow manages to translate Drake's menacing single into an afro-house club jam, below.

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Burna Boy performs at the Warner Music Group pre-Grammy party in Hollywood on January 2020. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Warner Music)

Burna Boy, Tinariwen, Michael Kiwanuka & More Nominated For 2021 Grammy Awards

The Nigerian star and Tuareg band are nominated in the newly named Best Global Music Album category.

The nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards are in.

The awards show, which will be hosted by Trevor Noah, will see some of the world's biggest artists up for categories like Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best New Artist.

As we previously wrote about, the Grammys have renamed the international category of Best World Music Album to Best Global Music, in an effort to reportedly make it more modern and inclusive.

In that new Best Global Music Category, Nigerian afro-fusion star Burna Boy is nominated alongside Tuareg desert rock group Tinariwen, NYC afrobeat outfit Antibalas, Brazilian-American Bebel Gilberto and British-Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar.

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