Rocky Marsiano – Esse Mambo

Rocky Marsiano – Esse Mambo

  Original sample by Bonga – “Ku Tando” off of his epic Angola 72 album. iTunes Rocky Marsiano is the brainchild of Lisbon hip hop veteran D-Mars, the result of his passion for MPC head bobbin’ beats, as well as Lusophone classics from Angola, Cape Verde and Mozambique, which permeate the streets he grew up [...]

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Fouma System – Mind Mi Dem EP

Fouma System – Mind Mi Dem EP

Available from iTunes | Beatport | Amazon | Bandcamp Fou Music Association (Mad Music Association) aka Fouma System is the brainchild of Senegalese griot vocalist Mustaf Mbaye and Danish DJ and producer Exampler. The two take hip hop and electronic music into afrofuturistic terrain, as they mash together Mustaf’s poised delivery with Exampler’s meticulously layered soundscapes. Both hail from musical backgrounds. Mustaf is Bai [...]

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Fouma System – Xamal Sa Bopp Free DL + Video

Fouma System – Xamal Sa Bopp Free DL + Video

Fouma System is a very exciting project born out of the collaboration between Dakar based griot vocalist Mustaf Mbaye and Danish producer Exampler. The two met on several occasions both in Dakar and Copenhagen, and despite the language barrier they  strongly connected, as both shared not only common ideas about music, but also a passion [...]

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Ded Buddy (Qweci) feat. Black prophet – “Login”

Ded Buddy aka Qweci has been pumping tunes into the system for close to two decades now, and may be considered the comeback champion of Ghana: every few years he manages to drop a hit, then goes back to the shadows – notably of New York where he spent a few years – then comes [...]

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Jumping Back Slash – Gqom Bhengz Mix

Gqom is the most exciting discovery of my  trip to South Africa last November. Jumping Back Slash knowledgeably takes us through a deep Durban odyssey. Listen, then feel free to feed your developing addiction to gqom over at kasimp3.com

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