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Gazelle, Anbuley & Mo Laudi Feature In Lazy Flow's 'Moyo Moyo' LP

Hear French producer Lazy Flow's global bass album Moyo Moyo, featuring Gazelle, Anbuley, Mo Laudi and more.


Moyo Moyo ("heart" in Swahili) is the debut album from French producer Florent Cortesi aka Lazy Flow. His productions cast a wide net, encompassing a mixed bag of global bass sounds from SA and Ghana to Peru and Colombia. Each song on the 10-track Moyo Moyo seems to highlight a different genre and the entire album features a revolving cast of collaborators, including site favorites like Cape Town's Gazelle, Ghanaian afro-futurist Anbuley,  Mo Laudi, and Saadi. Hear the Gazelle-featuring "Passion Com Passion" and stream a mini-mix of the rest of the album below. Moyo Moyo will be out March 7 from Austrian label Big 'N' Hairy.

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Amaarae Breaks Down Her Hits In OkayAfrica's New Video Series 'Decoded'

In Decoded, our favorite African artists dive deep into their music, lyrics and share notable behind-the-scenes moments.

We're launching Decoded, our brand new pop-up style video series featuring the latest, buzzing African artists' music and influences.

We kick things off with Ghanaian-American singer-songwriter-producer Amaarae who has been making waves with the release of her debut album, The Angel You Don't Know.

In our first-ever Decoded episode, Amaarae breaks down hit songs like "Trust Fund Baby", "Jumping Ship" with Kojey Radical as well as her Southern rap musical influences. She also mentions being inspired by an op-ed that she penned for OkayAfrica in 2019, and her mother's role in helping her coin the album title The Angel You Don't Know.

When all is said and done, Amaarae just wants to give other young women "an option not to have to be the archetypal female African artist, and give them an opportunity to expand all of their possibilities, explore all the different genres, and still be successful and get this money." Amen to that!

Check out our first episode of Decoded with Amaarae below.

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