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FOKN Bois Announce the Release of Their New Album 'FOKN Ode to Ghana'

Ghanaian hip-hop duo FOKN Bois will drop their third studio album, 'FOKN Ode To Ghana,' this summer.

Ghanaian group FOKN Bois have announced the upcoming release of their third studio album, FOKN Ode to Ghana. The album is slated to come out on June 30.


Comprised of Wanlov the Kubolor and M3nsa, FOKN Bois have been making waves internationally for their satiric style, socio-political lyrics and cutting-edge flow.

According to the official press release, the album’s 21 tracks will continue FOKN Bois’ style of addressing “global, social, political, economic, racial and religious happenings.”

The group had released two previous albums before this month’s upcoming LP, their 2011 FOKN Dunaquest in Budapest EP and FOKN Wit Ewe, which came out in 2012.

'FOKN Ode to Ghana' album cover.

The album, which is credited as a “A FOKN tribute to highlife, hip-hop and afro-Jazz music from Ghana,” will be released in partnership with Ghanaian creative collective Yoyo Tinz. That's the cover artwork above.

In the meantime, as you wait for the album to drop, you can watch FOKN Bois'

“BRKN LNGWJZ (Broken Languages)” video, an Okayafrica favorite, below.

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South African Rapper 25K Drops 'Pheli Makaveli (Intro)' After Signing With Sony Music

Pretoria rapper 25K has released his highly anticipated single "Pheli Makaveli (Intro)" to launch pre-orders for his upcoming titular debut album Pheli Makaveli.

Pretoria's trap rapper 25K has announced that he is officially signed with Sony Music Entertainment Africa. Following months of teasing fans, 25K has finally delivered "Pheli Makaveli (Intro)", a single off his upcoming debut album Pheli Makaveli. The song is a bass-dropping, energy tripping-single that is expected of an artist who just broke into international markets. Curated by hip-hop artist Zoocci Coke Dope, the Pheli Makaveli album is due to drop at the end of July, following the release of two more singles "Hustler's Prayer" and "Trap Jumpin''.

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