The latest releases from Africa and the Diaspora feature a mix of nu-wave rap, post-kwaito, electronic sounds, contemporary RnB, afro-beat and more.
Hip-hop duo IngoBangz opens the playlist with Evelyn's Prayer Intro off their EP Become With The Waters.
Glow Up by Kenyan artist Karun is taken off the singer/ songwriter’s EP also titled Glow Up, the banger is all about sister love and self-appreciation. South African Post-Kwaito duo Stiff Pap released Mkokotelo, a vernacular track accompanied by incredible visuals created in collaboration with photographer Kgomotso Neto and visual artist Ketu Malesa.
South African music producer Muzi teamed up with rappers Una Rams and Espacio Dios on a catchy post-break-up track with a mix of Zulu and English lyrics, the track is produced under his WE.THE.BUNDU record label.
Tanzanian nu-wave rapper Michael Magow teams up with Namibian producer Jvck $wayd on a moody afro-beat/ dancehall track titled To Me.
Rounding off the playlist is Kenyan rapper Korby$ featuring Kahu$h and Tahi, their track titled All My Niggas is as the titled says, a special dedication.
The music transports you through a wave of emotions, love as the recurring theme - self love, sisterly love, brotherly love, romantic love.