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Rabbit x Hip Hop Pantsula [HHP] x Wangechi 'Tulia Tu'

Kenyan heavyweight Rabbit is joined by South Africa's Hip Hop Pantsula and young Kenyan rapper Wangechi on feel good R&B banger 'Tulia Tu.'


One-time music vid collaborator with the Lonely Island's Jorma Taccone, Kenyan heavyweight Rabbit (aka Kaka Sungura) has linked up with South African Motswako rap-king Hip Hop Pantsula and Nairobi-based alt-MC Wangechi on the hand-clapping R&B burner "Tulia Tu." The feel good club hit (we anticipate) is joined by a stream of lo-fi visuals that blend as seamlessly as the song's transitions from English to Swahili. This latest glimpse of Wangechi is further evidence on the heels of an ambitious promo project that the young Kenyan poetess is one to keep tabs on. Look out for Wangechi's age-inspired debut record Art 19 later this year. In the meantime, catch Wangechi along with Rabbit and HHP in the Enos Olik-directed "Tulia Tu" below.

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Amaarae Breaks Down Her Hits In OkayAfrica's New Video Series 'Decoded'

In Decoded, our favorite African artists dive deep into their music, lyrics and share notable behind-the-scenes moments.

We're launching Decoded, our brand new pop-up style video series featuring the latest, buzzing African artists' music and influences.

We kick things off with Ghanaian-American singer-songwriter-producer Amaarae who has been making waves with the release of her debut album, The Angel You Don't Know.

In our first-ever Decoded episode, Amaarae breaks down hit songs like "Trust Fund Baby", "Jumping Ship" with Kojey Radical as well as her Southern rap musical influences. She also mentions being inspired by an op-ed that she penned for OkayAfrica in 2019, and her mother's role in helping her coin the album title The Angel You Don't Know.

When all is said and done, Amaarae just wants to give other young women "an option not to have to be the archetypal female African artist, and give them an opportunity to expand all of their possibilities, explore all the different genres, and still be successful and get this money." Amen to that!

Check out our first episode of Decoded with Amaarae below.

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