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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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Michaela Coel Joins the 'Black Panther' Sequel Cast

The upcoming film, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is shaping up.

The sequel to the Oscar-winning Black Panther is only due to debut in July of 2022, but the production is well on its way.

The latest news out of the camp is that Michaela Coel, of I May Destroy You and Chewing Gum fame, has officially joined the cast of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Her character details are still under wraps but according to Variety, Coel has already joined director Ryan Coogler at Atlanta's Pinewood Studios, where production started in late June.

Coel joins original cast members Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong'o, Florence Kasumba, and Angela Bassett all reprising their roles. Following the tragic passing of Chadwick Boseman, Marvel reportedly chose not to recast the role of T'Challa.

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"It's clearly very emotional without Chad," Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige mentions. "But everyone is also very excited to bring the world of Wakanda back to the public and back to the fans. We're going to do it in a way that would make Chad proud."

Michaela Coel's highly-lauded 2020 series I May Destroy You — which she wrote, directed, produced and stared in — received four Emmy nominations.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is scheduled for wide release on July 8, 2022.

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