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AFRICA IN YOUR EARBUDS #25: JAKOBSNAKE

Download a 55-minute African In Your Earbuds mixtape from Cape Town-based producer/DJ JakobSnake.


JakobSnake's a man of many trades: producer, Spoek Mathambo drummer, rapper in Cape Town's Voicetag , DJ for BTEAM and organizer of the Cape Town Electronic Music Festival. Like his projects, JakobSnake's selections in Africa In Your Earbuds #25 hover closely to the Cape Town scene; his mixtape features electronic bliss from Jumping Back Slash, Richard The Third, Ruffest and others.

"This mix is an extension of a series of parties I started called AfroClap!" writes JakobSnake via e-mail, "A platform to expose Tropical, African and South African culture to a market who love it, but who also are inundated with sounds from the rest of the world." Stream/grab AIYE #25: JakobSnake below! Shouts out to Underdog for the cover art.

TRACKLIST

1. JUMPING BACK SLASH - TRANSMISSIONS (SA)

2. TWA – AMALIZA (RWANDA)

3. RICHARD THE THIRD – UNFORTUNATE FOOL ft. NONKU PHIRI (SA)

4. FELIX LABAND – DIRTY NIGHTGOWN (SA)

5. JOHNNY CLEGG & JULUKA – SCATTERLINGS OF AFRICA (SA)

6. BIG SPACE – OPEN BAR (SA)

7. IDIOTPROOF & EATS EVERYTHING – ZULU (UK)

8. ATJAZZ & JULIAN GOMES – OVERSHADOWED (UK / SA)

9. TERRENCE PEARCE – MAJIK (SA)

10. MIA DORA – FRECKLES (UK)

11. DJ MZI – JAIVA (SA)

12. DJ WHAT WHAT – ROUND & ROUND ft. MATHABO (SA)

13. DJ ZINHLE – MY NAME IS (SA)

14. LVOVO – INAMANDLA (SA)

15. SCRATCHA DVA – JAMBAZZRUFFMIX3 (UK)

16. DJ FRESCA, BLACK MOTION & TUNA – AMAPHOYISA (SA)

17. RICHARD THE THIRD – UFUNANI ft. RUFFEST (SA)

18. HOSTAGE – VERSATILE SOUND (UK)

19. MJ COLE – TGV (UK)

20. LUBA KASAI – LUMPUNGU (CONGO)

Previously on Africa In Your Earbuds: CHRISTIAN TIGER SCHOOLSAUL WILLIAMSTUNE-YARDSMATHIEU SCHREYERBLK JKSALEC LOMAMIDJ MOMAAWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICAPETITE NOIROLUGBENGA, RICH MEDINA, VOICES OF BLACK, LAMIN FOFANA, CHICO MANNDJ UNDERDOGDJ OBAHSABINEBROTHA ONACIDJ AQBTJUST A BANDSTIMULUSQOOL DJ MARVSINKANECHIEF BOIMA.

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