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  • blog November 15, 2016

    Blitz the Ambassador Returns With “Heaven,” Featuring Tumi

    Masterful Ghanaian rapper Blitz the Ambassador just announced a new album, Diasporadical, and dropped a blazing hot lead single, “Heaven” via Okayplayer, featuring South African MC Tumi Molekane, former lead singer of Tumi and the Volumes. The beat, by Brooklyn-based producer Chris … Read more »

  • blog January 19, 2016

    Blitz the Ambassador Completes “Diasporadical Trilogía”

    Blitz the Ambassador is an extremely talented Ghanaian musician who has earned a reputation for blending hard-edged English-language hip-hop with classic West African popular music, mixing live band performances with samples of classic records. On his 2014 album Afropolitan Dreams, … Read more »

  • blog August 18, 2014

    HUMANBEING: Raja Kassis on Mbalax, His New Album and Touring the World

    Raja Kassis, born in Beirut, Lebanon, is an excellent guitarist with years of experience as a sideman in NYC’s African music scene. Raja is about to release his first album as a leader, HUMANBEING, out Sept. 9  on Ropeadope Records. … Read more »

  • interview May 13, 2014

    Afropolitan Dreaming with Blitz The Ambassador

    Blitz the Ambassador is one of the leading voices in the growing movement connecting the classic sound of American hip-hop with stories and musical traditions of Africa and the African diaspora. The title of his new album, Afropolitan Dreams (released … Read more »

  • blog April 17, 2014

    Blitz the Ambassador featuring Nneka: Love on the Run

    Jakarta Records’ recording artist Blitz the Ambassador has another hot track for us from the soon-to-be-released Afropolitan Dreams. He’s put out a few songs already, including “Success” and “Make You No Forget,” which are consistently amazing. We can’t wait for … Read more »

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