Audio: RubyGold 'Feeling Stealer' + 'Strong Beat'

Stream tracks from Mozambique/SA RubyGold, Feeling Stealer + Strong Beat.

The entrancing vocal prowess of RubyGold was apparent in her feature on the opener track to DJ Satelite's Luanda No Horizonte mixtape. With "Feeling Stealer" she winds things down for the most delicate, acoustic drummed gem of a track. Read about RubyGold's Mozambique/SA origins at The Fader's Lungu Lungu. Download "Feeling Stealer" featuring Earth and stream the loop-heavy "Strong Beat" below.

[H/T Fader]

Photo: Courtesy of Saphir Niakadie

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