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Kwabs 'Perfect Ruin'

Watch Ghanaian/UK-based crooner Kwabs 'Perfect Ruin,' a scaled back showcase of beauty in the raw.


Ghanaian/UK-based wonderman Kwabs' upcoming full length via Atlantic Records is easily becoming one of our most anticipated release of 2014. We're steel reeling from his gospel-strength battle with demons in "Last Stand," which has garnered 100k+ listens since its release a week ago. This latest offering scales back the foreboding production to showcase bare beauty. On "Perfect Ruin" Kwabs induces James Blake shivers in the raw set to minimally haunting keys. Watch the piano performance and catch up on "Last Stand" below.  Here's to hoping these weekly Kwabs deliverances keep on coming.

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Listen to Tems' New EP 'If Orange Was A Place'

The buzzing Nigerian is also announcing her signing to Since '93/RCA Records and her placement as Apple Music's Up Next artist.

Tems is striking while the iron's hot and sharing her new 5-song EP, If Orange Was A Place.

The new release comes a few days after she dropped its lead single, "Crazy Tings," an addictive and bounce-heavy track produced by Ghanaian beatmaker GuiltyBeatz.

If Orange Was A Place also features a single guest appearance from American singer Brent Faiyaz — who lends his vocals to "Found" — and production from Jonah Christian. It was mixed and mastered by Spax.

The new EP comes alongside the news that Tems has signed to Since '93/RCA Records and been announced as Apple Music's latest Up Next artist.

Tems has been a highly-buzzing name in the last month with her feature on Drake's Certified Lover Boy, in which she appears on the song "Fountains," and for the massive popularity of her single alongside Wizkid, "Essence," which recently got a Justin Bieber remix.

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