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Livestream: Young Fathers In Johannesburg

Tune in to Okayafrica.com on Friday, February 27, beginning at 1:30pm EST, to watch Young Fathers perform live from Johannesburg.


Mercury Prize winners Young Fathers are in South Africa this week on a two-city tour hosted by SA beats platform Weheartbeat and Cape Town’s Assembly Radio, in partnership with the British Council Connect ZA and Okayafrica. The Scottish / Liberian / Nigerian trio are bringing their apocalyptic pop to King Kong in Johannesburg on Friday, February 27, and then to Cape Town's The Assembly on Saturday, February 28.

Tune in Friday, February 27, beginning at 1:30pm EST, to watch Young Fathers live in Johannesburg with LAW, Card On Spokes, Mashayabhuqe KaMamba, Okmalumkoolkat, BIG FKN GUN, A Million Things, Just Themba, and Symatics. The stream is hosted by Siyabonga "Scoop" Ngwekazi and Lebogang "Nova" Masango.

For more on Young Fathers, listen to "Rain Or Shine," the first single off their forthcoming sophomore album, 'White Men Are Black Men Too' (out April 7 on Big Dada).

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Stream A-Reece and L.A. Rapper Joey Fatts’ New Song ‘Where You At’

A-Reece and L.A. rapper Joey Fatts release their first collaborative single ahead of their upcoming mixtape.

South African emcee A-Reece is teaming up with L.A. counterpart Joey Fatts for a collaborative project. The two emcees announced the project in April and have since whet fans' appetites with a new song.

"Where You At" is a soulful banger that is built on a deep bassline and an assortment of strings, keys and pads. Producer Nickdow aligns the song's several layers so perfectly he leaves plenty of space which A-Reece and Joey Fatts fill with heartfelt raps.

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