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Audio: Lamin Fofana 'Africans Are Real'


Right after its drum snare intro, "Africans Are Real" — the title-track off Lamin Fofana's upcoming EP — kicks into a head turning, dripping-synthesizer groove. It's all reminiscent of the hazy car ride home, windows down, after a night at a club. Africans Are Real EP will feature contributions and remixes from Matt Shadetek, DJ/Rupture, Spoek Mathambo and Chief Boima, look for it Oct 2 via Dutty Artz. Stream the tune and see the EP's tracklist below. And while you're at it, check out Lamin's AIYE mixtape he made for us.

Africans Are Real

1. UR

2. Africans Are Real (featuring Matt Shadetek)

3. Africans Are Real (DJ /rupture Enamel Remix)

4. Africans Are Real (Spoek Mathambo Par Express Remix)

5. Africans Are Real (Chief Boima Africans Are Myths Remix)

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