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Premiere: Baloji x L'Orchestre de la Katuba x Kuku 'Buy Africa' (Fela Kuti Cover)

Watch a video for Baloji's cover of Fela Kuti's "Buy Africa" off the upcoming RED HOT + FELA album.


In one of the first videos to drop off the RED HOT + FELA project, Congolese rapper BalojiL’Orchestre De La Katuba and Kuku's arrangement of Fela Kuti's "Buy Africa" gets the visual treatment. The vibrant lyric video translates Baloji's raps, revealing both stinging and beautifully-crafted lines like Africa's in deep tides of oil like placenta for non-francophones. Stream the RED HOT + FELA album, which features Tony Allen?uestloveTune-YardsAngelique Kidjo, TV On The Radio members, NnekaSpoek MathamboJust A BandZaki Ibrahim, and more. Watch the video for "Buy Africa" below.

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The 10 Most-Streamed South African Artists and Songs by Local Gen Z Audiences on Spotify

Mr JazziQ is the most-streamed South African artist on Spotify by local youth between the ages of 13 and 17.

To celebrate the country's Youth Month, Spotify South Africa recently shared statistics that show young people's favourite artists, songs and genres.

According to the stats, amapiano producer Mr JazziQ is the most-streamed South African artist on the platform by Gen Z users. He's followed by another amapiano sensation Busta 929, who is followed by rappers A-Reece and Nasty C respectively.

Reece and Nasty are the only hip-hop artists who appear on the list which is dominated by amapiano artists, while Elaine is the only R&B artist.

Mr JazziQ is a former member of the duo JazziDisciples, alongside fellow producer Josiah De Disciple. JazziQ has been releasing music consistently and scoring hits since the two parted ways. His recent release is the project Party With The English. Busta 929, who follows Mr JazziQ on the list, is a frequent collaborator of the producer.

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