Tag Archives: afrobeats

TSHEGUE – M’Benga Bila

If you weren’t familiar with Tshegue’s previous output until now, this latest single could almost be aligned with fellow Pariasian resident MHD’s Afro-Trap sound, but this feels even grittier and raw, and way more punk. Perhaps as a nod to … Continue reading

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PARADISE HEIGHTS – BOOMTOWN CH11 (2019)

It’s time to continue our look through the Boomtown District releases and as I’m going in reverse order, after the Town Centre stage is our ‘gold-plated gated community of pleasure and leisure facilities and a playground to the rich and … Continue reading

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Yemi Alade – Issokay

This reminds me a little of the Afro-Trap sound that MHD has been pushing over in France, in fact the whole track feels like it has something of a French twist. The track was produced by EdgarBoi who also provided … Continue reading

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Michael Brun & Shirazee – Soweto [Acoustic Video]

You can maybe blame the lack of beats these last couple of posts on my post-Boomtown hibernation / recovery period, but here’s another stripped back acoustic track for you all. This time it’s Haitian super producer Michael Brun and singer … Continue reading

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FRANKO – Danse Ta Chose / Partenaire

Not one, but two new videos from the Cameroonian rapper. Taken from his forthcoming second album, the long awaited follow up to 2013’s ‘C’est le rap que tu veux voir’. The music is somewhere on the Afrobeats spectrum, if you’re … Continue reading

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MHD – Bodyguard

Parisian rapper MHD definitely seems to be going for a more accessible approach than his usual Afro-Trap vibe. Musically it’s similar, Afrobeats bordering on UK Funky with a clear but lazy French flow bouncing over the top, but the Trap … Continue reading

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MzVee – Summa Dis Summa Dat – (Afrohouse Remix)

Ghanaian singer MzVee totally flips the original of this track that came out a couple of years back. Now it’s an Afro-House meets Dancehall smash that’s destined to be a big hit. MzVee is pretty new on my radar but … Continue reading

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