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For the past eight years, Tkay Maidza has been honing her sound to become one of Australia’s top rap ambassadors. The Zimbabwean born hip-hop artist who was for some time tempted by a career in architecture, broke into the music business when she was just 16-years-old. She went on to tour the globe and work with dance pop artists including France’s Martin Solveig.
Her infectious new single “Shook” has just been released and heralds her return to harder, grimier beats. We caught up with her to discuss her new album “Last Year Was Weird Vol.2” which is set to be released in August.
We also take a look at new releases by country music legend Willie Nelson, London based trio Dream Wife and a new collaboration between Niger’s Alhousseini Anivolla and Ethiopia’s Girum Mezmur.