The homie was talking earlier about the older cats embracing the new generation of talent. And there’s no bigger case here than the recent pairing of Eminem and gone-too-soon Juice WRLD on “Godzilla”. We often deride the current hip-hop flagbearers and point at their lack of rapping skills, which they make up for with other...Continue reading
We conclude our playlist series of 2019 faves here. It should be clear by now that there was a lot of music to take in. Collectively, it was also a good way to get an idea of the major tides last year. Indeed, the songs we liked reflected the continuous shift towards a more (genre)...Continue reading
It is our sincerest hope that you’ve enjoyed the two year-end playlists we’ve put out earlier in the week as we crossed into 2020. We look forward to delve further into the patterns we were able to discern and share our thoughts on what’s to come. As such, the playlists serve as a preview. So...Continue reading
You better be in the mood to bathe in lust and ecstasy.
Tanzanian crooner Harmonize has recently released an EP (Afro Bongo) with the intent to conquer outside shores and maintain the Wasafi Classic Baby imprint’s reputation as a hit factory. On “Kainama”, he enlists his mentor Diamond Platnumz and Nigeria’s pop current torchbearer Burna Boy to accomplish his mission. That sizzle is met on this playlist...Continue reading
Undoubtedly, one of the best dude in rap to get you hyped up! In between making hits for the likes of Lil’ Wayne, Swizz Beatz found time for a whole album of his own. The single “Come Again” features British rap stalwart Giggs and, just as I said above, it will get you hyped up!...Continue reading
Big fan of Major Lazer over here! Also, big fan of their recent flurry of collaborations with some Africa’s best — as teased on their Afrobeats Mix. Absolutely big fan of their recent videos shot in the major African cities. First, Lagos. Then, Accra. And now, Dakar for “Loyal”, a breezy jam that enlists the...Continue reading