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Audio: Joey le Soldat 'Ce Monde' + 'Songtond' [Download]


Burkinabe rapper Joey Le Soldat, known for his partnership with Art Melody under the moniker Waga 3000, is readying his debut solo album La Parole Est Mon Arme (The Word Is My Weapon). "Ce Monde" and "Songtond" are the first tastes we get from that LP release which showcases a raw and realistic take on true life in Burkina Faso and, as Tentacule Records state, "carries on the fight of Burkinabe journalist Norbert Zongo, the director of the newspaper l'Indépendant [who] was savagely murdered on December 13th, 1998. Stream both Redrum-produced tracks below.

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MFE Pays Tribute to PRO on The Second Anniversary of The South African Hip-Hop Legend’s Passing

Artists signed to PRO's label MFE commemorate him in new tribute song 'MAWE: VITA24' on the second anniversary of the South African hip-hop pioneer's passing.

One aspect of PRO(Kid)'s legacy that rarely gets mentioned is his label. As head of Money First Entertainment, the label he founded, PRO played roles in the trajectories and craft of artists such as Red Button, Captian_fs, sFs 5 Star and TeePee among others. The former three were official members of MFE with Red Button, PRO's protégé, being the first artist to be signed to the label.

PRO who passed away exactly two years ago today gets a tribute from his label's roster. "MAWE: VITA24" is a remix of an sFs 5 Star song titled "Mawe" that the artist released in February.

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