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Hear New Tracks From Just A Band & Dirty Paraffin In 'Ten Cities'

Stream new songs from Kenya's Just A Band & SA's Dirty Paraffin off Sounway Records' upcoming 'Ten Cities' compilation.


For their upcoming Ten Cities compilation, Soundway Records brought a pack of electronic producers and musicians from five European cities (Berlin, Bristol, Kiev, Lisbon, and Naples) to record original tracks with artists in five cities across Africa (Cairo, Johannesburg, Lagos, Luanda and Nairobi). The end result is an extensive, 17-track collection of cross-continental collaborations that includes input from 50 musicians and producers. Below, we get a taste off the album with a double premiere of Kenyan future-pop group Just A Band & Lisbon duo Octa Push's club-ready"Boom Boom Boom," plus SA's Dirty Paraffin loose and wavy "Choborops" featuring Hannes Teichmann — which includes some elite verses from the always-noteworthy Okmalumkoolkat. The Ten Cities compiliation — which will also include work from Perera Elsewhere, BLK JKS' Tshepang Ramoba, Djeff, Moonchild, and more — is up for pre-order now and due November 17 from Soundway Records. Stream Just A Band and Dirty Paraffin's tracks below.

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The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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