For the last decade, Major Lazer have found exciting ways to turn music from around the globe into chart-topping gems. For their latest release, they took their talents to African for a special Afrobeats mix, which found them collaborating with the likes of Mr. Eazi, Kizz Daniel, and more.
“Over the past few years we’ve had the chance to tour extensively and work with artists across Africa,” Diplo said. “These music scenes continue to inspire the music we make and sets we play. We wanted to bridge our music as Major Lazer with all these new sounds and genres coming out of Africa."
One of the new gems from this DJ mix is "All My Life," a new collaboration with Nigerian artist Burna Boy. There's even a video, which is directed by South African filmmaker Adriaan Louw, which you can watch below.
Major Lazer not only have plans to drop more music with African artists this fall, but they will be touring Africa throughout September and October, bringing the sounds to the people while also working with VETPAW (Veterans Empowered to Protect African Wildlife) to help the fight against poaching in South Africa and beyond. Check out their full Afrobeats mix and tour information below.
MAJOR LAZER LIVE
September 29 - Johannesburg, South Africa - H2O—Wild Waters Complex
September 30 - Leopards Bay, Malawi - Lake of Stars Festival
October 5 - Lagos, Nigeria - Hard Rock Beach
October 6 - Nairobi, Kenya - Tuborg Open & Kenya Nights
October 7 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Bira Biro
October 8 - Kampala, Uganda - Sheraton Gardens