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Adult Swim's Newest Online Album African Swim Features South African Hip-Hop

October 13, 2008

Adult Swim's Newest Online Album African Swim Features South African Hip-Hop

Free 15-track Album Available for Download Beginning Oct. 20 with Exclusive Interviews, Performances and an Inside Look at Ubisoft's Far Cry 2

Adult Swim is exposing fans and music lovers to hip-hop straight out of Johannesburg, South Africa in the comfort of their own country. African Swim is a collection of some of the most innovative contemporary African hip-hop music, compiling 15 tracks from some of South Africa's most popular hip-hop artists. African Swim is Adult Swim's latest free album that will be available for download at, beginning Monday, Oct. 20.

Adult Swim travelled to Africa to hand pick songs for African Swim and to meet featured artists like Jozi, Gumshev and Maggz face-to-face. African Swim will also feature interviews and performances that will be available for view at that will highlight the inspiration and talent behind the innovative music. In addition, there will be a free gameplay demo and an exclusive inside look at the making of the highly anticipated first-person shooter game Ubisoft's Far Cry 2, also set in Africa and scheduled to release October 21, 2008.

"Adult Swim is constantly on the lookout for great new music, and this year we jumped at the chance to introduce our fans to a music sampling from Africa where hip-hop is a vital force and a growing genre of music. African Swim is a collection of the best songs that we brought back from the Motherland,” said African Swim creative director Jason DeMarco.

Jason DeMarco has been at the forefront of Adult Swim's free online albums, like Warm and Scratchy, Chocolate Swim and Ghostly Swim. DeMarco is also creative director of promotions for both Adult Swim and Cartoon Network and A&R for Williams St. Records.

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