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Stream Kashaka's 'AFROFUTURE MIX'

NYC-based producer Kashaka shares new 'AFROFUTURE MIX' featuring E.L. Big Fkn Gun, and his original productions.


New York-based producer and DJ Kashaka presents us with his hypnotic new AFROFUTURE MIX. According to the budding beatsmith, the moniker Kashaka was inspired by a hand-held shaker given to him during his stay in Accra, Ghana where he was studying West African drumming. The hour-long mix features music that the producer discovered during his travels through Ghana, like E.L.'s "Obuu Mo" and Joey B's 'Tonga," as well as newer tunes like BIG FKN GUN's "As'Jiki." Kashaka's mix opens and closes with two of his own original productions, the Sekou Batourou Kouyaté-sampling "Mamayoo" and the futuristic rap banger-meets-kuduro "Andruwoid." Stream Kashaka's 19-song AFROFUTURE MIX and check out the full tracklist below.

TRACKLIST

1.Mamayooo - Kashaka

2.Hand in Dirt - Jumping Back Slash

3.Pressure - Jumping Back Slash

4.Obuu Mo - E.L.

5.Yaca (Nax & Rosario Remix) - Dj Afro Pupo

6.Wossop - Bradez

7.Ewe Feat. Deeza - DJ X-Trio

8.Fancy Footwork (Prod. Cid Rim and The Clonius) - Okmalumkoolkat

9.Put Some Red On It (Machinedrum Remix) - Spoek Mathambo

10.Nosso Mundo - Dj Firmeza & DJ Maboku

11.Beyiya - DJ Nigga Fox

12.As’jiki - BIG FKN GUN

13.Tonga (feat. Sarkodie) - Joey B

14.Sound of Da Police (Remix) - DJ Nigga Fox

15.Bit Binary - DJ Marfox

16.L’Afrique - Full Crate Feat. Papa Ghana

17.Kimene - Mastiksoul & DJ Malvado

18.African Central Soul (Guitar Mix) - Homeboyz Music

19.Andruwoid - Kashaka

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

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