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South African Trapper Emtee Drops ‘My Way’ & 'Me and You' Featuring Tiwa Savage

Emtee feels the world isn't made for people like him. Check out his two new singles "My Way" and "Me and You."

As anticipation for South African trapper Emtee’s sophomore album Manando heightens, he just blessed fans with two loosies.

The first song, called “My Way,” will not be on the album, but don’t get it twisted, it bangs.

Emtee enlisted his long-time collaborator Ruff, who produced most the artist’s debut album Avery, for the track. The song features vocalist Sims, who sings, “I feel like this world isn’t made for people like me/ Please let me live my life, please don’t come my way” on the hook.  

The kick pounds hard, the snares thwack, and the bass line drones accompanied by keys cushioning Emtee and Sims’ vocals. Emtee reflects on his past—being homeless, having trouble with his landlord and lets us know that life is good now, and it’s thanks to his hard work and the people around him.

The second track,"Me and You," is more of a pop-excursion featuring the queen of afrobeats herself Tiwa Savage.

Emtee’s sophomore album Manando is due out on September 15. It will feature Tiwa Savage, and his label mates Saudi, Sjava and Njabulo.

Listen to "My Way" above and "Me and You" underneath. Pre-order Manando here

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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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