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Video: Paul McCartney Jams at Africa Express

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Sir Paul dropped by the Africa Express' final stop in London to croon and clap his way through a jam alongside the Noisettes’ Shingai Shoniwa and violinist/singer Marques Toliver. Most attendants didn't even get to witness this as the impromptu performance took place backstage, while Damon AlbarnBaaba Maal, Amadou & Mariam, Tony Allen, M3NSA, Dead PrezM1Afrikan Boy, Led Zep bassist John Paul Jones and a host of others. The whole vibe is best summed up by Shingai near the end when she shouts "anyone who wants to jam, feel free, it's an open space." Watch McCartney and crew above.

[H/T SoulCulture]

 

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Listen to Tems' New EP 'If Orange Was A Place'

The buzzing Nigerian is also announcing her signing to Since '93/RCA Records and her placement as Apple Music's Up Next artist.

Tems is striking while the iron's hot and sharing her new 5-song EP, If Orange Was A Place.

The new release comes a few days after she dropped its lead single, "Crazy Tings," an addictive and bounce-heavy track produced by Ghanaian beatmaker GuiltyBeatz.

If Orange Was A Place also features a single guest appearance from American singer Brent Faiyaz — who lends his vocals to "Found" — and production from Jonah Christian. It was mixed and mastered by Spax.

The new EP comes alongside the news that Tems has signed to Since '93/RCA Records and been announced as Apple Music's latest Up Next artist.

Tems has been a highly-buzzing name in the last month with her feature on Drake's Certified Lover Boy, in which she appears on the song "Fountains," and for the massive popularity of her single alongside Wizkid, "Essence," which recently got a Justin Bieber remix.

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