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Tracka De Day: Africa Hitech "How Does It Make You Feel"


Today's tracka de day comes our way from Africa Hitech, the collaborative and adventurous electronic music project from Steve Spacek and Mark Pritchard. “How Does It Make You Feel,” is their latest effort, a whimsical yet fresh, gritty and kinetic track. The M.O for this duo seems to be to pull together eclectic sounds that "should" clash – modern US and UK electronica and bass sounds, and beats from the West Indies and Africa – yet with these sounds they manage to create a cohesive blend that channels the best of London and Detroit club music. Check it out for yourself.

Africa Hitech - How Does It Make U Feel by Warp Records

News Brief
Burna Boy performs at the Warner Music Group pre-Grammy party in Hollywood on January 2020. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Warner Music)

Burna Boy, Tinariwen, Michael Kiwanuka & More Nominated For 2021 Grammy Awards

The Nigerian star and Tuareg band are nominated in the newly named Best Global Music Album category.

The nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards are in.

The awards show, which will be hosted by Trevor Noah, will see some of the world's biggest artists up for categories like Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best New Artist.

As we previously wrote about, the Grammys have renamed the international category of Best World Music Album to Best Global Music, in an effort to reportedly make it more modern and inclusive.

In that new Best Global Music Category, Nigerian afro-fusion star Burna Boy is nominated alongside Tuareg desert rock group Tinariwen, NYC afrobeat outfit Antibalas, Brazilian-American Bebel Gilberto and British-Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar.

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