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Tracka de Day: Fool's Gold 'Surprise Hotel'

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Self-described as "if Congotronics were fronted by Morrissey," Los Angeles Afro-Global noise makers Fool's Gold collective can reach up to 16 members — all playing African inspired rhythms over contemporary pop composition. The group was formed when Luke Top and lead guitarist Lewis Pesacov, "set out to explore their shared love of various forms of African music (specifically Congolese, Ethiopan, Eritrean and Malian), Krautrock, and 80s dance influenced pop music." 'Surprise Hotel' is an ultra twangy  sun-drenched  jam with wild dance beat, and a fitting video. Check it out for yourself above.

 

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Burna Boy's "Destiny" has reportedly been included in the US presidential inauguration playlist. The international Nigerian artist is the only African that features on the 46-track playlist which will usher in the 46th President of the United States of America, Joe Biden and his Vice President, Kamala Harris. The playlist was produced in partnership with Insecure creator Issa Rae's music label, Raedio. The playlist comes ahead of the inauguration ceremony which will be taking place later this evening. Burna Boy also featured on former President Barack Obama's Summer playlist in 2020.

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