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Kush Arora & MC ZULU Team Up On Azonto-Kuduro Twisting 'Witch Doctor'

Kush Arora and MC ZULU have teamed up on the azonto-kuduro collab 'Witch Doctor,' the latest in a series blending dancehall vocalists with electronic music.


When last we heard from SF producer Kush Arora he was building bridges between Angola and Jamaica on his kuduro-dancehall collab with Jahdan Blakkamoore. Kush's electronic dancehall experiment continues this time around with riddim-maker and longtime collaborator MC ZULU. Twisted and chopped into full moon dancefloor candy, "Witch Doctor" blends elements of azonto and kuduro into a sinister banger. Listen to the full EP and watch a live production video below. The track's acapella breakdown and a "Wine and Bend" version featuring ESCORT's Dave Sharma on percussion are up for free download. Witch Doctor is out now via Kush Arora Productions. Be on the look-out for more in the KAP series combining dancehall vocalists with electronic production.

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Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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