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Kwamz & Flava Share the Energetic ‘Vibes For Days’ EP

Vibes For Days is the perfect blend of the melodic synths and witty lyricism.

Good music comes in many flavors, and this new EP by duo Kwamz & Flava serves fans with a sonic variety. The 6-track project takes listeners from the gritty streets of London to the beautiful paradise of West Africa, fusing two worlds together with musical sounds and languages that create the perfect canvas. The project features strong collaborations including records with Dutch producer, Yin Yang, fast rising UK veteran producer, E.Double and Ghanaian sensation Darkovibes.

Vibes For Days is the perfect blend of the melodic synths and witty lyricism fans have come to appreciate the duo for. "The best way to describe Kwamz & Flava to anybody is simply unpredictable, we got vibes for days and you'll never know what you will get from us," said Kwamz & Flava, speaking on the EP.

The EP lunges in straight away with viral song contenders, "Understand" and "Buss Your Brain"—crafty rhythms that will subconsciously echo in your brain after a first listen. Our personal favorite on the project, and perhaps the strongest of the crop, is "Beat" featuring Darkovibes, an infectious melody leaving you pumped and hooked through and through.

Kwamz & Flava have consistently pushed an African-influenced sound with a decade of hit singles featuring afro-pop, highlife and up-tempo dance style tracks. With Vibes For Days joining this impressive repertoire, the duo are surely etching their names among the finest hitmakers from the United Kingdom, Europe and Ghana.

'Vibes For Days' is available on all digital streaming platforms globally.


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New Fela Kuti Reissues & Box Set Are Coming This Year

Partisan Records has shared initial news of upcoming Fela 50th anniversary reissues and a new box set on the way.

Fela Kuti fans have a lot to look forward to this year as Partisan Records (home to Fela's catalog) has announced plans to release special reissues of two 1971 albums: London Scene and Live! With Ginger Baker, the classic album in which Fela and his band Africa '70 where joined by the Cream drummer.

The label has also said they plan to release the fifth installment in their ongoing Fela vinyl reissue box set series, which are handpicked by notable names in the music world. Previous volumes have been curated by Erykah Badu, Questlove, and Brian Eno.

Partisan has also shared that they will also be launching a scholarship program at Fela's alma mater, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, in London this year. The label will be sharing more information on all of that exciting Fela Kuti 2021 news soon, so keep and eye out.

In the meantime, Fela Kuti is currently leading the fan vote for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. You can head here to cast a daily ballot for the afrobeat legend. Voting is capped at one ballot per day.

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