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Rap revelations and hip-hop sensations


It's all about rap this week in the music world. French artist Mokobe releases his second album with a fresh electro sound whilst staying true to his African roots. We also have a listen to Jay-Z's protégé JCole and his much-awaited debut single, "Work Out". Plus, African legend Papa Wemba is back with a new album.

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