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Okay Acoustic With Mayra Andrade

Mayra Andrade Covers Cesária Évora For Okay Acoustic

Cabo Verdean singer Mayra Andrade performs a pristine cover of the "Barefoot Diva" Cesária Évora's "Isolada" for Okayafrica TV.

Cabo Verdean singer Mayra Andrade is one of the leading voices championing and interpreting the sounds of her country's morna music for modern ears through her pop and reggae-influenced compositions.


In this episode of Okay Acoustic, Mayra performs a serene and hypnotizing tribute to Cabo Verde's queen of morna, the "Barefoot Diva" Cesária Évora. Mayra ran through a pristine and stripped-down rendition of the late Cesária's Voz D'Amor ballad "Isolada" accompanied by Thomas Naïm on acoustic guitar.

Watch Mayra Andrade's Okay Acoustic session for Okayafrica TV above.

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Boity's Hometown Takes Centre Stage In Her New Music Video

Boity has released the music video for her latest single 'O18's Finest' which features Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill.

South African rapper Boity has finally shared the visuals for her latest single "018's Finest" featuring Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill. The single comes off Boity's EP 4463, which dropped last December. Marked as a fan favourite "018's Finest" borrows from Boity's hometown dialing code. The 31-year-old rapper hails from Potchefstroom, affectionately known as Potch, a quaint town in South Africa's North West province. The music video highlights the lesser known aspects of hip-hop culture in the otherwise sleepy town.

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