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Video: Yonta Hande Live in a Mauritanian School


Sahel Sounds sought out and shot this clip of Mauritian group Yonta Hande's (pulaar for "New Generation") high energy jam in their Nouakchott suburb practice space, which also doubles as a school. Yonta Hande play with the minimal roster of guitar, voice, and djembe percussion at a crushing volume, launching into a distorted and clattering mbalax tune. Peep it above and make sure to read the full story.

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Blxckie and Nasty C Prove Durban Really Got The Juice in New Single “Ye x4”

Blxckie and Nasty C trade uppish raps in new collaborative banger "Ye x4".

"Ye x4", the most anticipated song in Blxckie's upcoming album B4 Now, is now available for streaming. The emerging emcee drops lofty bars, alongside fellow Durban rhyme spitter Nasty C, over a banging beat consisting of whizzing synths drenched in reverb and anchored by a deep bassline.

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