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Johannesburg, South AfricaSouth Africa’s AKA Welcomes Your Jealousy
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South Africa's AKA Welcomes Your Jealousy

September 21, 2012
For Cape Town-born, Johannesburg-based MC AKA, the hate has been flowing for some time. Ever since he won two South African Music Awards for his album AltAr Ego last year, the jealousy has rolled in...
Mexico City, MexicoThe Ageless, Timeless Natalia Lafourcade
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The Ageless, Timeless Natalia Lafourcade

To watch Natalia Lafourcade perform live, or better yet, to have a conversation with her, is to undergo a super-potent spell. Though the pint-sized, very friendly, and beloved Mexico City singer/songwriter/guitarist probably doesn't even know it, she...
From X.O Senavoe With Love
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From X.O Senavoe With Love

Name: X.O Senavoe Where He's From: America/Ghana/Nigeria Genre: Hip-Hop Most Similar: E.L., Naeto C., M.I. Sounds Like: A rebel without a pause, or a country. Favorite Lyric: "When your chick blowing you kisses she's really saying my...
Brasilia, BrazilHi-Fi, Lo-Fi, and Now, There’s Sexy Fi
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Hi-Fi, Lo-Fi, and Now, There’s Sexy Fi

Sexy Fi certainly wins for one of the best band names we've encountered in awhile, and luckily, they also won our Artist of the Week contest, earning us a chance to get to know them and plaster their glorious moniker all over the site. The Brasilia...
Zebra Katz will School You. Literally.
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Zebra Katz will School You. Literally.

Hard looks, sinister beats, and ample use of the "b" word can be deceiving, and it's what makes Brooklyn MC Zebra Katz, or Ojay Morgan, a sheep in wolf's clothing. When his single "Ima Read" dropped upon the earth via the Mad Decent imprint Jeffree's,...