Major Lazer, who will be performing in Uganda come 8th October 2018, have released their new Afrobeats Mix compilation album which features various African acts.

The American electronic dance music deejay trio has in the past worked on singles and remixes with different global music icons. Their rise to fame has been largely contributed to by collaborations with the big stars.

Major Lazer: Diplo, Walshy Fire, and Jillionaire

A few years ago they embarked on the African project and their ‘Particula’ collaboration with Jidenna, Patoranking, Ice Prince, DJ Maphorisa, and Nasty C became an instant hit globally. The song won various African awards and it was arguably the best collaboration on the continent in 2017.

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‘Particula’ is one of the songs on this new Afrobeats Mix compilation album which was released on 12th September 2018. It features top African acts including the above mentioned, plus South Africa’s Babes Wodumo, Kenya’s Sauti Sol, Nigeria’s Davido, Kizz Daniel, Niniola, Skales, and Burna Boy.

Major Lazer comprising of Jillionaire, Diplo, and Walshy Fire will be performing at the ‘Refresh Your Beat with Major Lazer Sound System’ concert on 8th October 2018. The event is sponsored and organised by Club Pilsener and tickets are already on sale online.

The new album is just one more reason you ought not to miss their show in October.

Read Also: How Diplo and Walshy Fire shut down Kampala the last time they were here

Josh Ruby is an Editor with high interest and knowledge in the Ugandan entertainment space, an industry he has been actively part of since 2010. Leads to breaking stories are welcome!

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