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NYC: Turntables On The Hudson Presents 'Quantic Loft Party'


DJ Quantic has spent more than 10 years building a musical repertoire chalked full of soul, African, electronic, Caribbean and reggae jams. This Friday come celebrate that decade at Public Assembly in Brooklyn with the release party for his latest album The Best of Quantic: Ten Years. DJ Nickodemus will also be present, throwing down some tunes for the dancefloor. Check the flyer below for more details and RSVP at: info@turnatblesonthehudson.com

Stone Throw's J. Rocc gives us a taste of Quantic's discography in his special "Best of Quantic"mix below. Have fun kids.

J. Rocc, "Best of Quantic Mix"

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21 Amapiano Songs By Artists From Outside South Africa To Stream Right Now

21 amapiano songs from Nigeria, the UK, Mozambique, Namibia, Kenya and Tanzania to stream right now.

By now, it's an open secret that amapiano is being produced outside of South Africa where it originates. Nigerian producers and artists, mostly, have embraced the sound and are creating and releasing their own interpretations of amapiano and amapiano-inspired songs.

The songs have resulted in cross-cultural sounds and collaborations that, in their own way, serve to unite, celebrate and foster an exchange of the electrifying music scenes that exist throughout the continent. As a result, these fusions have seen a number people casually refer to them as "Afropiano, Afro-amapiano etc" or "gengepiano" (gengetone with amapiano).

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