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Bankyondbeatz Serves a Sumptuous Summer Delight with "Good Loving"

By Eric Mace

Regarded as one of the hottest producer gems in the Nigerian music industry at the moment, Bankyondbeatz dishes his first single after his much-talked-about Fuego Senoras EP.

Titled Good Loving, the song sees the young producer team up with his now frequent collaborator, DJ Yin on a house rhythm which is tipped to not only be a DJ’s favourite but find its way to the summer playlists of music lovers across board.

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Okaymusic YouTube Playlist

By Eric Mace

Check out 19 tracks from some of our favorite Okaymusic artists: DJ Spinall, 2Baba, Adekunle Gold, Ringo Starr, Vanessa Mdee, RedRed, Gary Lucas & Tóni Dezső, Numerica, DJ Yin feat. BankyOnDBeatz, Laolu NYC, Co & Menno, Duduworx, Julius Kima, Mimi Mars, Montess, Niyola, FELA aKUsTIc and Peter Msechu.

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DJ Spinall Announced as Official DJ for BET International Awards 2017

By Eric Mace

DJ Spinall Announced as Official DJ for BET International Awards 2017

Nigeria's DJ Spinall has been named the official DJ for the 2017 BET International Awards.  This year's edition takes place in Los Angeles.

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Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr to Release Transcendental Meditation Benefit CD

By Eric Mace

Longtime Transcendental Meditation advocates and former Beatles, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr will release a CD to benefit the David Lynch Foundation.

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, the two surviving members of The Beatles, gathered an elite selection of musicians in 2009 to raise money and awareness for the David Lynch Foundation. Now recordings of that special benefit are being made available to the public for the first time in September, according to the Rolling Stone.

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Numerica Debuts "Monbèquiè" Lyric Video

By Eric Mace

Cameroon's Numerica just debuted an official lyric video for the new single "Monbèquiè"

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A Pass Debuts a New All-East African Playlist on OkayAfrica

By Eric Mace

A new all-East African playlist from Uganda's A Pass.  From OkayAfrica:

A Pass is an East African star.

The Kampala-born singer and songwriter has gained lots of traction across the region’s music charts with steady drops of addictive singles like “Wuuyo,” “Tuli Kubigere,” “Gamululu,” and the new “Sugar Girl.”

His reggae-dancehall constructions have led him to collaborate with the likes of Konshens and take home trophies at Hipipo Awards and the Uganda Entertainment Awards.

We asked A Pass to tell us about the contemporary sounds that have been taking over the airwaves in Uganda and East Africa, to which he responded with this solid playlist featuring the likes of Ben Pol, Juliana Kanyomozi, Diamond Platnumz, Bebe Cool, Mr Eazi and, of course, himself.

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RedRed "Sisimbo" Video Debut

By Eric Mace

Budapest's RedRed has debuted a video for their new single "Sisimbo".  Check it out!

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Adekunle Gold's "Only Girl" Video Premiere

By Eric Mace

OkayAfrica premiered Adekunle Gold's London-shot video for "Only Girl".

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