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Audio: The GTW & Bengfang 'Cravings' [Download]


The GTW is a Chicago-based rapper/singer born to Nigerian immigrants. On "Cravings" he teams up with producer Bengfang for a "glo-fi" lounge take on a Flight Facilities tune. GTW showcases his solid falsetto and rhymes, peppering the story of a "24-hour date with a hazel-eyed gypsy" with plenty Naija/naira references. Download "Cravings" below, which you'll find on GTW & Bengfang's upcoming 4814 EP.

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