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Hear Maleek Berry’s New EP, ‘Last Daze of Summer’

Maleek Berry, the London-based Nigerian producer and Wizkid Starboy Entertainment signee, just dropped his new EP 'Last Daze of Summer.'

Maleek Berry, the London-based Nigerian producer and Wizkid Starboy Entertainment signee, just dropped his new EP Last Daze of Summer.


The 6-song release is spearheaded by “Kontrol,” a dance floor jam perfect for the dwindling days of summer which already has millions of plays on Spotify and Souncloud.

Maleek Berry had previously shared a bright and colorful Meji Alabi-directed music video for the single.

The rest of the tracks on Last Daze of Summer live in a similar sonic vein, blending afrobeats and dancehall rhythms into hazy R&B grooves.

Berry—whose produced plenty of tracks for Wizkid, Sneakbo and many others—holds down the vocals on every track in the new EP, showing that he’s just as good on the mic as he is behind the decks.

Stream Maleek Berry’s Last Daze of Summer below and purchase it here.

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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