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Skwatta Kamp to Release A Tribute to Flabba, 3 Years After His Passing

Skwatta Kamp will release a new song this Friday.

The first South African hip-hop crew to achieve mainstream success, Skwatta Kamp, lost one of their members Flabba in 2015.

This Friday, 9 March, marks exactly three years since the passing of one of the most relentless and comical rappers to ever come out of South Africa, undoubtedly everyone's favorite Skwatta Kamp member.


To commemorate the third anniversary of his passing, the six remaining members of the crew, alongside their frequent collaborator vocalist Relo, will release a song titled "There You Go."

The crew posted a clip on their newly created Instagram account of them working on the song and reminiscing about their friend. From the clip, especially the part where Relo is recording her vocals, the song's likely to be a tearjerker. Zahara can also be seen playing her guitar in studio. Looking at the group's diverse list of previous collaborators, it wouldn't be a surprise if she also makes an appearance.

Interview
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Interview: Killbeatz' Short & Sweet Debut EP, 'Love and Happiness'

We speak to the renowned afrobeats producer about his joint Love and Happiness EP with King Promise & Ofori Amponsah, and his daughter's inspiration behind the project.

Killbeatz needs no introduction. The producer born Joseph Addison is one of the biggest hitmakers as far as afrobeats is concerned. From R2Bees to Sarkodie to FuseODG to M.anifest, Killbeatz has blessed your favorite singers and rappers alike with the soundtracks to their biggest hits. From the azonto era to the global spread of afrobeats, his contribution to African music as a whole cannot be overstated.

However, Killbeatz' influence doesn't stop at just music production. Behind the scenes, he's a complete industry player. The CEO of Ghanaian record label Legacy Life Entertainment, he's responsible for bringing star singer King Promise to the limelight.

Despite producing for the crème de la crème of the Ghanaian music industry as well as several international artists over the length of a decade, the highly-influential producer and instrumentalist never had a project of his own. Now he has set out to change that. In October 2020 Killbeatz dropped his debut EP, titled Love and Happiness.

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