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CasaCosmica With Spoek Mathambo, Josiah Wise, Chllngr + More

CasaCosmica is Spoek Mathambo's side project with artist friends from six cities across the world.


Leave it to master of collaborative tricks Spoek Mathambo to leak a Sunday burner over the weekend via his latest side project to be revealed. A year ago Spoek teamed up with artist friends around the world for a recording session over the web. From San Diego, Joburg, Copenhagen, NYC, Malmo, and Philly, CasaCosmica (what they came to call themselves) turned dropbox into a makeshift studio. Unveiled over the weekend, "Dark Arts" is a huge-sounding testament to their file exchange. Okayplayer First Look alum Josiah Wise, who describes himself as "the lovechild of Kirk Franklin and Björk," is the track's choral fibre with Spoek and team's synthy orchestra at the backbone. In a second drop, CasaCosmica took on Depeche Mode's "Enjoy The Silence." Listen to "Dark Arts" along with the instrumental rendition of "Enjoy The Silence" below.

CasaCosmica:

Josiah Wise - Vocals

Marcus Holmqvist - Guitar

Spoek Mathambo - Beats

Chllngr - Beats and backing vocals

Dr Echo/Justin Dehart - Mixing x Percussion

Futures - Drums

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Wizkid Spoils Fans By Dropping the Music Video For 'No Stress'

Oh, you thought he was done for the day?

All in a day's work! Nigerian superstar Wizkid is climbing his way further and further up the charts (and our lists of favourites) by releasing visuals to accompany track "No Stress," off of his freshly released album Made In Lagos.

It's hard not to move to the track on its own, and now we have a plethora of beautiful African women to virtually jam out with. The release of the second single off the high anticipated MIL album comes as Wizkid toyed with fans by simply tweeting "No Stress."

So far, the album has amassed over a million streams in under 24 hours on Boomplay. The 14-track album features music heavy weights including Burna Boy, Skepta, Damian Marley, H.E.R., Ella Mai and Terri.

The album was originally meant to drop two weeks ago, but with the political and social terror occurring presently in his home country Nigeria, Wizkid chose to delay it.

Watch the music video for "No Stress" by Wizkid below.

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