The DR Congo is one of Africa's most impoverished countries - yet it is also one of the most creative.
New rapper/producer Baloji comes from Congo, and it's this background which informs both his music and lyrics.
Rapping in Belgian, the sparse yet incredibly funky nods towards new electronic developments and the timeless rhythms of Congolese culture.
New EP '64 Bits & Malachite' is forthcoming, with Baloji sneaking out the video for lead cut 'Unité & Litre'. In one word? Totally inspiring.
The lyrics include some scathing swipes at Congolese culture, while the dance routines are simple yet astonishingly effective.
Check it out now.