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Mayra Andrade and Branko’s ‘Reserva Pra Dois’ Will Light Up Your Day

Buraka Som Sistema founder Branko and Cape Verdean singer Mayra Andrade link up for the hypnotizing "Reserva Pra Dois."

For his debut solo album Atlas, Buraka Som Sistema co-founder Branko travelled the five continents creating cross-genre collaborations with artists from around the globe.


The last time we caught up with him, the producer had just dropped a beautiful pantsula video for his collaboration with South African vocalist Nonku Phiri and Mr. Carmack.

Branko is now releasing new original songs and remixes from the Atlas sessions in the 8-track Atlas Expanded.

“Reserva Pra Dois” (“Reservation for Two”) is a hypnotizing and uplifting tune that features Cabo Verdean singer Mayra Andrade, one of the leading voices championing the sounds of the island nation.

A behind-the-scenes video (below) reveals that the track was written in Lisbon with the help of up-and-coming Cabo Verdean vocalist and guitarist Cachupa Psicadélica and Buraka’s Kalaf.

“It can be a dialogue with a place,” Kalaf is heard saying of the song in the video. “That place that defines you. That you’re only certain about once you’re far from it.”

Stream our premiere of Branko and Mayra Andrade’s new track “Reserva Pra Dois” and check out the track list for Atlas Expanded below.

Atlas Expanded

1. Branko & Mayra Andrade – Reserva Pra Dois

2. Branko – Take Off (feat. Princess Nokia) [Rastronaut Laser Baile Mix]

3. Branko – Out of Sight (feat. Rodes) [Max le Daron Remix]

4. Branko – On Top (feat. Zanillya, Capadose & The Ruffest) [Ckrono & Slesh + Beauty Brain

Remix]

5. Branko – Eventually (feat. Alex Rita & Bison) [Dotorado Pro Remix]

6. Branko – Let Me Go (feat. Nonku Phiri & Mr. Carmack) [Jumping Back Slash Remix]

7. Branko – Paris-Marselha (feat. Cachupa Psicadélica) [Siete Catorce Remix]

8. Branko – Whole Night (feat. Okmalumkoolkat & Lewis CanCut) [STAS Remix]

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The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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