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africaplaysoncover

“In spirit of Lunch Box Theorys End of Summer Afrobeat party, DJ Underdog humbly and aggressively fuses of Nigerian, Cubanismo, Juju, Fete, Latin Jazz and many other genres of music together, to form his third mixtape, “Africa Plays On 3”. Underdog stresses the importance of records in every production. You can even hear the crackle at points. Even though records are hard to come by, DJ Underdog makes it a point to use strictly records on every mixtape and during live sets. Certainly there is a wealth of rhythms, drums, congas, bongos – but the mark of African music is not just fire but smoke. Guitars, voices and drums echo tones and pulse so as to become indistinguishable; rather than sweltering abandon, a controlled, spacious intensity defines these grooves. Special drops from Questlove and DJ Rich Medinaq accompany this mix.

Download: Africa Plays On 3