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The Very Best, “Yoshua Alikuti” (Nadastrom Remix) MP3

Check out Nadastrom’s propulsive remix of “Yoshua Alikuti,” a track from The Very Best’s upcoming album MTMTMK. The remix takes the original a step back, looping and manipulating Esau Mwamwaya’s vocals to render them a … read more »

POSTED May 10, 2012 9:59AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,

Video: The Very Best f. Mo Laudi, “Angonde (Johan Hugo RMX)”

We randomly met Mo Laudi this weekend at our issue release party (starring his friend Spoek Mathambo), but he apparently forgot to tell us that he’s the new MC in The Very Best. Then he … read more »

POSTED September 13, 2010 12:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , , , , ,

The Very Best’s Daytrotter Session MP3s

These live songs, “Julia” and “Warm Heart of Africa,” recorded live for Daytrotter, are reminding us of SXSW a couple years ago when, wandering through some alley, we heard the sounds of The Very Best … read more »

POSTED July 15, 2010 10:29AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Sophie Vom Scheidt’s Varsity Jackets Are the Very Best

Designer Sophie Vom Scheidt is Dutch a Berliner, so don’t be confused when she calls her varsity designs “college jackets.” Recently she’s been outfitting the likes of Esau Mwamwaya, making costumes with just the right … read more »

POSTED December 1, 2009 12:31PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (2) TAGS:

Jeremy Scott’s Cartoon Savannah

Jeremy Scott‘s first collection for Adidas, released earlier this year, was a glittery-gold selection of irresistibly cut (wearable) harem pants, sequins, sporty fringed tanks and coveted winged hightops. His next installment abandons his black-gold-and-silver, Studio … read more »

POSTED August 31, 2009 11:40AM IN STYLE VIDEO TAGS: , , , , , , ,

Premiere: The Very Best f. MIA, “Rain Dance” MP3

FADER #52 cover The Very Best, aka Esau Mwamwaya and Radioclit, join with FADER #27 cover and all-around FADER muse MIA for one of the more hectic deep cuts off The Warm Heart of Africa … read more »

POSTED August 24, 2009 2:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (7) TAGS: , , , ,

The Very Best, “Warm Heart of Africa” + “Yalira” MP3

The Very Best putting out “Warm Heart of Africa,” with guest vocals by Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig, as the first single off their album is a great bait-and-switch: goofy, chunky radio pop where the rest … read more »

POSTED August 18, 2009 11:46AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

FADER TV: The Very Best Come to NYC

The last time we saw The Very Best was through a chainlink fence in an alley in Austin, Texas. Despite putting Esau Mwamwaya on the cover of our magazine a year before, we could not … read more »

POSTED July 21, 2009 11:52AM IN MUSIC TV INTERVIEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Ghetto Palms: GP All-Stars/Exclusive Esau Mwamwaya Refix

In the past week almost every damn artist I would consider a signature Ghetto Palms poster-child has represented with crushing new tunes or refixes in a similar vibe (Busy Signal and Erup have both been … read more »

POSTED July 1, 2009 2:27PM IN GHETTO PALMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Freeload: The Very Best f. Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend, “Warm Heart of Africa (Theophilus London Remix)” MP3

Consider this the DJ Khaled-style remix for people who veer into weirder lanes than commercial rap. Our man Theophilus London gives himself the leadoff verse on The Very Best‘s eponymous new song, with an assist … read more »

POSTED June 25, 2009 3:25PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , ,