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A New Instrumental Album & Single From Boyzn Bucks Members Riky Rick And Bhubesii

Boyzn Bucks crew members Riky Rick and Bhubesii share 'Family Values The Instrumentals' and "Kobayashi," respectively.


Two members of South African creative collective Boyzn Bucks are back with new projects. Last week, Durban-born artist Riky Rick shared Family Values The Instrumentals, a fully instrumental version of his debut solo album which dropped this past April.

Riky Rick’s 18-track record is inspired by the work of J Dilla, Madlib and Pete Rock. The rapper and producer expressed his appreciation for the legendary beatmakers in a recent press release, “being able to rap over their productions gave me confidence and motivation to dive into the world of production. This drop is dedicated to that stage of my life. When I was hustling to find dope beats on the internet so I could express myself” mentions the musician.

Fellow Boyzn Bucks member, Bhubesii, also dropped new music recently. The Soweto-based artist released his pulsating rap single “Kobayashi,” named after the artist and fashion designer’s alter-ego. The song, Bhubesii’s first in three years, sees him delivering what he describes as “hybrid fashion street rhymes" over a merciless beat.

Check out Riky Ricks’s Family Values The Instrumentals and Bhubesii’s latest single “Kobayashi” below. For more on Boyzn Bucks, revisit our profile on the Johannesburg street crew from earlier this year.

>>>Download Riky Rick's "Family Values The Instrumental."

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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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