HAPPY FRIDAY AML PPL. I AM BACK IN THE GAME! Refreshed, relaxed and ready to go in on all the madness hitting the news. Ghana to Nigeria, USA and back, it is on! Hope you all enjoyed chilling at my AML lounge as I was doing my jet-setting. Now that I am back full time, please don’t get too comfortable. It is still my home and I do kick people out when they misbehave. Lol! (But dead serious).
This Friday, I am totally feeling J-Cole’s ‘Can’t get enough.’ My favorite lines? ‘You are now rocking with the best . . . can’t get enough of that ( legal drama). . .” I wonder why? LOL!
Folks, Africa continues to place its mark on the global map and music is no exception. J-Cole’s track puts a nice spin and gives props to the motherland and African musicians. Indeed ‘This is Africa’ music blog did a nice write up on this song a while back. Here is an excerpt:
“Much of hip hop is based on sampling great tracks from yesteryears, and U.S. rapper J. Cole continues this great tradition on Can’t Get Enough, one of the three confirmed tracks from his debut album. J. Cole’s flow works brilliantly wit the sampled track, but then that is to be expected from someone who’s near the top of Vibe’s list of Greatest Rappers Alive (Under 30).
We’re pretty sure, though, that fans of African music of any sort who’ve heard to Can’t Get Enough will either have recognised the sample, or will at least have wondered what it is. If you’re in the latter group, or if you recognised it but couldn’t quite place it, wonder no more.
The track is Paulette, is by Balla et ses Balladins (in the pic below), one of the most creative – but now mostly forgotten – bands to have emerged from the small West African country of Guinea‘s golden golden era of music. . . .”
Check on it. Catch y’all pretty soon. *Now singing* “Can’t get enough, can’t get enough of that legal drama you got. Tryna let go but can’t. So don’t you stop I need that.” Hahahahaha.
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