Asheru | Sleepless in Soweto

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Sleepless in Soweto

by Asheru

Self-described as a love letter to the African Diaspora, this is the highly anticipated album from Peabody Award-winning Hip Hop veteran Asheru (of Unspoken Heard and The Boondocks TV show fame). Pan-African Hip Hop at its finest!!!
Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap: Alternative Hip Hop
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1. Simphiwe's Theme
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2. Do U (feat. Hip Hop Pantsula, Omar Hunter & Teepee)
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3. Funky D.C. (feat. Funk Ark & Sitali)
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4. Clay Davis
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5. Make Magic
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6. Life After the Show (feat. Pro'verb, Kaygee & Hip Hop Pantsula)
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7. Sleepless (feat. Heron Gibran, Dimes & Omar Hunter)
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8. Last Days (feat. Hip Hop Pantsula & Kingpen Slim)
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9. Love On the Go (feat. Omar Hunter & Hip Hop Pantsula)
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10. Gauteng (Land of Gold) [feat. Raheem Devaughn]
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11. It Ain't Hard to Tell
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12. No Matter Where You Go (feat. Wayna Wondwossen)
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13. So Amazing (feat. Hip Hop Pantsula, Omar Hunter & Harrison Crump)
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
This highly anticipated album is a continuation of the international themed "Sleepless" series of projects by Asheru, a 17-year veteran known for his uplifting, thought provoking lyrics over infectious, soulful music. Widely recognized for being 1/2 of the acclaimed Hip Hop duo, Unspoken Heard, and for his Peabody Award-winning musical contributions to the hit TV show "The Boondocks".

Sleepless in Soweto is more than just an album. It is a living, breathing document of solidarity between Africans & African Americans; tied together through the language of Hip Hop. It is a love song to South Africa, my new home away from home... This album also serves as a direct challenge to the status quo, dominant media representation of Blackness both here and abroad. It is an example of where we could go with our artform and voice, and the endless possibilities of what it could be. The time is near; we are almost ready... I can't wait for you to hear it.”

Featured artists on the album:
From South Africa & The African Continent:
Hip Hop Pantsula (HHP)
Pro'Verb
Teepee
Thasman (producer)
Kanjia (Sierra Leone)
Cover Art by Aniekan (Nigeria)

From DC & the US:
Raheem Devaughn (3x Grammy nominated)
Wayna (Grammy nominated)
Carolyn Malachi (Grammy nominated)
Wes Felton
One 2
Omar Retnu aka Mr. Hu (producer/music director of album)
Harrison Crump (Chicago)





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