As the band’s fourth fourth studio release and  first in four years, Nyash UP! finds Chicago Afrobeat Project taking a unique approach to the genre. Each song on the track is either a mash-up or an openly reinterpreted cover.

Radiohead and Fugazi are mashed with Fela Kuti, while songs from Talking Heads, Ceu, System of a Down, Led Zeppelin, 808 State, Marvin Gaye, and the Vandermark 5 are completely rebuilt by the band from the ground up.

The band is touring this spring and summer in support of the effort.

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