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Listen to Zoocci Coke Dope’s New 3-Track EP ‘HE-ART’

A year since the release of his debut EP, Zoocci Coke Dope releases new music.

South African rapper, singer and producer Zoocci Coke Dope recently released a 3-track EP titled HE-ART. The project comes approximately a year since the artist released his debut EP Morning Star.


"Runaway," the opening song of HE-ART sees King ZooLoo experiment with a higher tempo rhythm. "FWM" and "Trust Issues" are Zoocci as we've grown to know him—with minimalist trap production and sincere lyrics and delivery.

Lyrically, it makes sense why the project is called HE-ART as the artist croons about a breakup on "Trust Issues" and getting it on, on "FWM." And the appearance of the singer KLY on the latter is a pleasant surprise. "FWM" is definitely a standout.

Zoocci Coke Dope has had a busy few years since showing up in the scene. He has produced for and collaborated with the likes of Big Star, A-Reece, Flame, Stogie T, Yung Swiss, and is currently signed to the indie label Vth Season.

Listen to HE-ART below and revisit our interview with Zoocci from last year here.



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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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