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Audio: Petite Noir x Jumping Back Slash "Till We Ghosts" (Khawulezayo Rework)

South African noir waver Petite Noir gets remixed by Jumping Back Slash


Cape Town producer Jumping Back Slash has just released his remix of fellow South African Petite Noir's track 'Till We Ghosts.' Apparently it's something he's been meaning to do for a while as he writes on his soundcloud: "A while ago, when he was even younger than he is now, Yannick asked me to rework a tune of his called 'Till We Ghosts.' Then he became massive and the rework sat on the shelf. Until Now. Big up Yannick you big tall Congolese hipster stick insect.' Download it for free.

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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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