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2014 belonged to 80 Script after he gave a great performance at The Hipnotik Festival. His debut project, These Are The Basics, is an outstanding body of work that sees the emcee tell his story unapologetically over production that varies from boom bap-inspired beats to the incumbent trap style of production. The project boasts features from the likes of Psycho Lution, Qibho Intalektual, Yung Zii and Illuminous, and production from the revered SubJamz. 80 Script has shown substantial growth since the days of coming up with four-man squad Forkast just a few years ago.

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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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