Here is the first video clip to accompany my upcoming album, Archipelagoes, and 12″ vinyl on Soot Records. “Fire feat. Xuman” was filmed and edited in Guediawaye, Dakar, Senegal by Ceptik on an almost non-existent budget with the help and enthusiasm of a bunch of friends (Big up Still crew, Xuman, Omar and Fatou Kande, Edouard Manga, Etienne Senghor and Warustudio!), a super trashed Mercedes and a video camera on loan. Xuman is one third of the heavyweight group Pee Froiss. Stay tuned for 2 more clips coming soon – “Saye Mbott feat. ALIF,” filmed in Dakar and “Nqayi feat. Teba,” filmed in Cape Town.
Just got a commentary from Lapax, who wrote in to clarify the mysterious Nepalese cry style tune (based on a Papa San track called “Maddy Maddy Cry” (thanks to Vamanos for that clarification)) that I posted some months ago:
“It’s actually a comedy/parody song by a nepali singer – prakash poudel.
It’s about a teenager telling his mom that he can’t live without this girl that he likes and she’s the only one he can live with..
Not sure if the beats and the music is based on some other song, but there you go..”
My man MPC from Digitaldubs Sound System just dropped MPC’s the Baile – Dancehall Mixtape. With 17 different MCs riding 18 different riddims, it runs from digital permutations of the tamborzão mashed with the coolie dance riddim to dubbed out collisions of capleton and sizzla with original funk carioca-dub bases such as the tambozão rock and curimba riddims, all tweaked and mixed with MPC at the controls. É Foda!
Got this from a friend who went to Nepal and bought a bunch of pirated mp3 CDs on the street in Katmandu.
I’m totally not sure what to make of this. One of the strangest tracks I’ve heard in a long time. If anybody can understand what’s going on here, please let me know!
Is he drunk? Did his child die? Did he lose a game of backgammon? Is he just hysterically excited and can’t quite deal? I sure don’t know…….I don’t know who it is, the track title or the artist. Sorry!
BTW, I haven’t forgotten about this Vice mag thing……..