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Major League DJz New Single With Riky Rick & Patoranking Has Too Much Sauce

South African deejay duo Major League DJz release the laidback, feel-good single "Do Better," featuring KLY, Riky Rick, and Patoranking,

South African deejay duo Major League DJz are unpredictable.


They release the most unconventional music this side of the Equator—think “Slyza Tsotsi,” “Zulu Girls” and “The Bizness”—and have just released another single that refuses to be boxed in one genre.

“Do Better” has just too much sauce in one song. If it’s not South African singer KLY’s effortless R&B vocals, then Nigerian singer Patoranking’s emotive ragga/dancehall verse will win you over. How about Riky Rick’s sing-songy rendition?

“Do Better” is a laidback, feel-good song that sees a diverse array of artists synergize their skills over a minimalistic string-heavy beat. It’s a beautiful love song with lines like, “If he breaks your heart, baby, I’ll fix you” (KLY), “I just wanna put a smile on your face, I wanna put that pretty body on me” (Riky Rick).

It's a well-crafted track that can be for both the club or to slow-dance to—depending on your mood.

Stream “Do Better” below and purchase it here. Major League have also started a #DoBetterSingAlong, check out some fan posts below.

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Sarkodie Is Not Feeling Any Pressure

The elite Ghanaian rapper affirms his king status with this seventh studio album, No Pressure.

Sarkodie is one of the most successful African rappers of all time. With over ten years of industry presence under his belt, there's no question about his prowess or skin in the game. Not only is he a pioneer of African hip-hop, he's also the most decorated African rapper, having received over 100 awards from close to 200 nominations over the span of his career.

What else does Sarkodie have to prove? For someone who has reached and stayed at the pinnacle of hip-hop for more than a decade, he's done it all. But despite that, he's still embracing new growth. One can tell just by listening to his latest album, No Pressure, Sarkodie's seventh studio album, and the follow-up to 2019's Black Love which brought us some of the Ghanaian star's best music so far. King Sark may be as big as it gets, but the scope of his music is still evolving.

Sonically, No Pressure is predominantly hip-hop, with the first ten tracks offering different blends of rap topped off with a handful of afrobeats and, finally, being crowned at the end with a gospel hip-hop cut featuring Ghanaian singer MOG. As far as the features go, Sark is known for collaborating mostly with his African peers but this time around he branches out further to feature a number of guests from around the world. Wale, Vic Mensa, and Giggs, the crème de la crème of rap in America and the UK respectively all make appearances, as well as Nigeria's Oxlade, South Africa's Cassper Nyovest, and his fellow Ghanaian artists Darkovibes and Kwesi Arthur.

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