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Video/Audio: Adam Tensta ft. Spoek Mathambo 'The Monkey' + Spoek & Gnucci Banana Mixtape


Here's a two-fold from our favorite ghetto-futurist South African Spoek Mathambo. In the clip above, Spoek holds down the chorus for swedish rapper Adam Tensta's "The Monkey" — a club ready Ed Bang-ing synth jam. Below, stream the 52-minute Pero Spicey mixtape Spoek and significant other Gnucci Banana crafted for Nike Sportswear Sweden, it features all the sci-fi afro/electro sounds we imagine regularly haunt the Mathambo/Banana household.

Nike Sportswear presents Gnucci Banana & Spoek Mathambo Pero Spicey Mixtape from Nike Sportswear Sweden at Letsmix.com

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11 Rwandan Artists You Should Be Listening To

Musicians like Bushali, Kivumbi King, Rita Ange Kagaju, and Alyn Sano have been putting their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

The current landscape of modern Rwandan music is more dynamic than ever before, from updated versions of traditional folk sounds to the recent 'KinyaTrap' phenomenon that has permeated playlists across the country. For decades, Rwandan airwaves have been dominated by international hits — and by a handful of established Rwandan superstars — but now, as the country continues to develop and diversify, so does its musical setting, with new and different sounds ascending from the hills. The past five years have seen the emergence of an army of young artists eager to reclaim their languages (Rwanda has four official languages) and identity, interlacing their music with influences that stretch far and wide.

Here are 11 artists that have emerged in the past five years to put their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

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