#BeatsTalk: Major Lazor x Sauti Sol and Africa

Have you heard? Sauti Sol have been featured on Major Lazor’s new mixtape dubbed, Afrobeats mix.

In the mixtape, Major Lazer blend music from across the continent and lend their global platform to trendsetting African artists and their longtime inspirations and collaborators.

Afrobeats Mix cover artwork

The band is set to tour Africa in September and October, with dates in Kenya, South Africa, Malawi (where they are performing alongside Sauti Sol at Lake of Stars Festival), Ethiopia and Uganda.

They also released a new song “All my life” which features Nigerian artist, Burna Boy.

“Over the past few years we’ve had the chance to tour extensively and work with artists across Africa,” said Diplo who’s a member of the group.

Diplo added, “We wanted to bridge our music as Major Lazer with all these new sounds and genres coming out of Africa.”

Major Lazor will also be doing good deeds when they come for their tour. They’ll work with VETPAW (Veterans Empowered to Protect African Wildlife) to combat poaching in South Africa and beyond.

The group will be in Kenya on October 6th for the Tuborg Open and Kenya Nights.

You can listen to the mixtape here.

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