Burna Boy – Don Gorgon

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Once in a while comes around an artist like Burna Boy. Hard hitting the charts and delivering “Tune after Tune”, you kinda get this feeling he is not quite there yet, perhaps not given the recognition he deserves- you w...

Lupita Nyong’o favourite hobby? — Braiding Hair and she shows us how this is done

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And like she is not cool enough ? --- The Oscar-winning actress demonstrates her favorite pastime with her six best friends....

DJ Cuppy as Ambassador of Nigeria at FT Luxury Summit In Mexico

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  Her name is Ifeoluwa Florence Otedola and goes by the name Dj Cuppy, most recently this bubbly DJ was officially appointed as a Tourism Ambassador for the Federal Republic's 'Fascinating Nigeria' campai...

DJ Cuppy as Ambassador of Nigeria at FT Luxury Summit In Mexico

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  Her name is Ifeoluwa Florence Otedola and goes by the name Dj Cuppy, most recently this bubbly DJ was officially appointed as a Tourism Ambassador for the Federal Republic's 'Fascinating Nigeria' campai...

An African City – Episode 3 “AN AFRICAN DUMP”

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In 'An African Dump', the five girls discuss the pet peeves of dating...and the one thing that makes them overlook it all....

An African City “SEXUAL REAL ESTATE” – Episode 2

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In 'Sexual Real Estate', Nana Yaa has returned to Accra and is searching for an apartment. In doing so, both her and her friends learn more about their needs and wants and who they truly are... New Episodes live every...

An African City “The Return” – Episode 1

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Five beautiful, successful African females return to their home continent and confide in one another about love and life in 'An African City'! An African City is a web series promoting everything the "New Africa"-...

NKIRU- The Legend of the Mami Water Short Film

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Directed by Bolaji Kekere-Ekun and produced by Nkechi Bakare of 37thSTATE, the short film delves further into the mystery of the legend of the Mami Water. Shot in a style reminiscent of the Hollywood urban legend ...

‘I Love Kuduro’ Documentary

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Kuduro (literally ‘hard ass’) is an urban cultural movement that was born in Angola in the last decade of the Civil War. KUDURO Kuduro (or kuduru) is a type of music and dance originally developed in Angola in the ...

Patrice Lumumba Story – The most important assassination of the 20th century

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Lumumba was born to a farmer, François Tolenga Otetshima, and his wife, Julienne Wamato Lomendja, in Onalua in the Katakokombe region of the Kasai province of the Belgian Congo. He had three brothers (Charles Lokolon...

Africa – New Destination for Luxury Shopping

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Africa - New Destination for Luxury Shopping Featured video Polo Avenue is a multi brand specialty retail store that provides products in the categories of leather goods, fashion accessories, shoes, and fragrances....

Another brilliant Advert from Cornonation SA- Trust is Earned

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I simply love Coronation Fund Managers television Adverts - they have mastered the act of impactful story telling and always  manage to capture the hearts of their viewers  - I have watched all  "Trust is Earned" series ...

Recreating Hollywood Movies in Senegal- Omar Victor Diop

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The Art What if classic Hollywood movies were conceived and shot in Africa ? They are instantly recognizable - iconic photographs that immediately prompt the viewer to remember classic Hollywood films. Ameri...

Meet Lee-Roy Jason: Nothing Else Comes Close

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Nothing Else Comes Close: A group photography exhibition presented by Between 10and5 and Nokia shot exclusively on the Nokia Lumia 1020....

They look like photos! But they are not- Kelvin Okafor wows with his amazing hand drawn pictures

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Middlesex Fine Art graduate causing a stir in the art world. Artist Nigerian Kelvin Okafor whose accurate drawings are often mistaken for photographs is making waves in the art world after scoping a number of national aw...

Okwui Enwezor – One of the Most Powerful Authorities on Contemporary Art Worldwide

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Okwui Enwezor suddenly appeared in my life in 1994 at a Polish café in East Village, New York. I had never heard of him before. I was a reporter for Flash Art magazine in New York, and he was the chief editor of NKA Jo...

Recreating Hollywood Movies in Senegal- Omar Victor Diop

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The Art What if classic Hollywood movies were conceived and shot in Africa ? They are instantly recognizable - iconic photographs that immediately prompt the viewer to remember classic Hollywood films. Ameri...

Patrice Lumumba Story – The most important assassination of the 20th century

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Lumumba was born to a farmer, François Tolenga Otetshima, and his wife, Julienne Wamato Lomendja, in Onalua in the Katakokombe region of the Kasai province of the Belgian Congo. He had three brothers (Charles Lokolon...

Erykah Badu Discovers Her African Ancestry

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Her adopted surname ‘Badu’ has a West African pedigree, being a suffix reserved for a 10th-born child among the Akan people of Ghana. And although she had been curious – even going so far as to consult with a few shamans...

Albinism – Growing Up Different – The Inspire Series by Glory Edozien

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Catch the second half of Growing Up Different in Nigeria by Glory Edozien----...

Albinism: Born Different -The Inspire Series by Glory Edozien (Must Watch)

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Watch the first webisode of the Inspire Series by Glory Edozien: Growing up Different in Nigeria.  Born Different - How do you grow up, knowing immediately that you are different from everyone else? What are the chall...

Lupita Nyong’o Meets Her Beauty Icon, Alek Wek

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They are both naturally beautiful and to some extent represent a different type of  beauty- different from the women who  grace music videos or cover of fashion magazines - no weaves in sight, skin as dark as cocoa- simp...

Ethiopia Skate | Skateboard Journey

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When you think of coffee definitely Ethiopia comes to mind , but SKATEBOARD – maybe not. Skateboarding is very popular in Ethiopia with Ethiopia Skate an organisation aimed at promoting skateboarding across the natio...

Must Watch – Kevin Richardson “The Lion Whisperer”

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The GoPro production crew journeys to Africa to explore the danger and beauty of Kevin Richardson's passions for lions and their future. South African animal lover and animal behaviourist (ethologist) Kevin Richardson...

‘LADY IN THE WATER’-THE LEGEND OF MAMI WATA: REVEALED

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37thSTATE presents a documentary diving into the myth of Mami Wata in Nigeria, Africa, and beyond. Is she a benevolent force for good fortune, health, and endless riches—or is she a jealous force for evil, unleashing ...

CNN- Inside Africa meets Botswana’s Metal Heads

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Meeting up with Botswanas "metal heads" Errol Barnett meets the metal heads of Southern African nation and see why they call Botswana home Who would have thought if you are looking for serious heavy metal music with co...

Kelvin Joel from selling drugs to becoming a Role Model

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We are really enjoying this series by First National Bank SA (FNB You Can Help) focused on sharing stories highlighting people who are impactful in the lives of others in their communities. They have featured a good numb...

Claim Your Cry -Which African Country has the Best Cry -LOL

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Sein shows us how Kenyan, Tanzanian and Nigerian women cry - trust the Nigerian woman to win this round -KO hahahahahahah Video Credit @callhersein - Keek Video...

Iyanya, Praiz and Chidinma Feature in Short Film

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So we think this is a really cool clip for MTN Project Fame 7.0 featuring past winners Iyanya, Praiz and Chidinma . They are given a task of creating STARS that will join the League of Extraordinary SUPERSTARS (A call to...

Pharrell Williams – Happy ” Cape Town” version

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Seems like Pharrell William's Happy song is not going away anytime soon. We featured the Benin Happy version and now Cape Town is doing the Happy song and dance their way - Lekker right:-) Video Credit Directed by: S...

The Plate Washing Series LOL – Clifford Owusu (Ghana)

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Oh my goodness Clifford has made us laugh so much it hurts - this one we DEFINTELY get it - One of the most annoying things that could happen to anyone on this earth!!! The feeling you get when you thought you were do...

Zim: Great Mbira Singer -Chiwoniso Maraire – Rebel Woman

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We loving Chiwoniso's music - the mix of Traditional and Modern- Lovely!!! RIP Chiwoniso...

Nigeria- Iyanya Feautring Flavour – Jombolo (Iyanya Playlist)

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SDC – Feel Alright ft Poe & Boj

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Here is the OFFICIAL VIDEO for the new single by Show Dem Camp feat Poe (Show Dem Records) and Boj (DRB Las Gidi) Shot on location in Lagos Nigeria Directed by Remi Kaan...

Mozambican Group- Tofo Tofo dance!!!

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Mozambican kwaito dance group Tofo Tofo dancing / entertaining guest at a wedding-Infectious dance moves :-)...

Oh Amadou- Mariam & Amadou ft Bertrand Cantat

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Like we said it was a really difficult choice to decide which song of Amadou and Mariam to feature on WAKOYO.TV - we also love this song- maybe we leave you to decide :-)  Amadou & Mariam « Oh Amadou » (feat. Bert...

William Onyeabor – Good Name

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Another popular song from 80's crooner -William Onyeabor - maybe we should declare a Onyeabor week cos yes yes yes  we are obsessed hahahahah...

Burna Boy – Don Gorgon

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Once in a while comes around an artist like Burna Boy. Hard hitting the charts and delivering “Tune after Tune”, you kinda get this feeling he is not quite there yet, perhaps not given the recognition he deserves- you w...

P Square – Taste the Money (Testimony)

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Nigerian  twins P-Square head to South Africa for a ‘Squareville House Party’ in the video for “Taste The Money (Testimony),” their ode to sokous and afropop. The Jude Engees Okoye-directed clip sees the twin brothers ho...

MARIA BORGES- From Sweden to New York Angolan Model Maria is Taking Over the World

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The street-wear brand H&M’s new collection features none other than the gorgeous Angolan model Maria Borges. The fresh black beauty shows off trendy and casual street clothes for the fashion Sweden retailer’s Spring/...

Itumeleng “Solar” Modise – Rising Star

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Itumeleng "Solar" Modise is dramatically different -Beautiful Short clip  by Jeff Rikhotso Films!!! Love it! To read more and view stunning photographs of Itumeleng Click Here Post South Africa I remember the ...

Burkina Faso : Georgie Badiel! Rising Super model

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O thy gorgeousness!!!! Meet Georgie Badiel- before we even go on about her- how HOT  is the name Georgie Badiel BTW?  Now say it again in a French accent !!!hahahahaha Meet rising super model Georgie, from Burkina ...

Somalian Model Ubah Hassan_

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Ubah Hassan, the Somalian model who counts no less than Ralph Lauren, Steven Meisel and Bruce Weber among her fans, considers herself one of the luckiest models in the world. Between trips to Marrakesh and Paris, we caug...

Africa – New Destination for Luxury Shopping

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Africa - New Destination for Luxury Shopping Featured video Polo Avenue is a multi brand specialty retail store that provides products in the categories of leather goods, fashion accessories, shoes, and fragrances....

Africa’s Next Top Model-ANTM Africa Season One Trailer

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Whoop Whoop Whoop !!!, we have been so excited from the first time we heard "King Oluchi" as she is fondly called at our HQ was bringing the African version of Tyra Bank's hot modelling show- Africa's Next Top Model (ANT...

Some of Azonto’s Finest Dancers show us a thing or 2

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Watch some of Azonto's greatest dancers  all over the world do the Azonto - in different styles of dance - brought to you by PressPlay Vidz- Enjoy Hope you enjoy...

WAKOYO SPECIAL :Style Diaries Street Invasion

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Yay we are so excited - our first online collaboration and moreso with Men we adore :-), remember Boys of Soweto clip you all loved - well WAKOYO.TV has teamed up with the stylish Bob Ndima and the genius behind the came...

Schuks Pranks Tourist-LOL

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Hhahahahaha Schuks totally makes us laugh, Imagine you are a tourist and this happens to you and a loved one -hahahahah Enjoy  ...

Die Antwoord – Umshini Wam (A Short Film)

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Intresting  Short Film by Afrikaans duo - Die Antwoord - they are definitely not your average pop stars and always deliver on creativity and some sort originality -but as always with anything Die Antwoord -Viewer Discret...

Leon Schuster Dead Man Prank

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The Azonto Craze- Watch Ballack, Essien, Adebayor, Cissé – do the Azonto!

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They are huge soccer stars , but have definitely been bitten by the Azonto bug - especially Adebayor who has quiet a number of  his Azonto moves on various social media platforms- he is really good though :-) In a cerem...

Sade – Your Love Is King

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  "Your Love Is King" is a song by English band Sade from their debut album, Diamond Life (1984). It was released in 1984 as the album's lead single and in 1985 as the album's third and final US single. The song ...

Sade – The Sweetest Taboo

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Music video by Sade performing The Sweetest Taboo. + 1985 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT (UK) Limited "The Sweetest Taboo" is the lead single from Sade's second studio album, Promise (1985). While the song peaked at num...

Sade – No Ordinary Love

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No Ordinary Love" is the lead single from the English artist Sade's fourth studio album, Love Deluxe (1992). Released in 1992 on Epic Records, it peaked at number 26 in the UK when originally released in October 1992...

Sade – King Of Sorrow

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King of Sorrow" is the second single from the English group Sade's fifth studio album, Lovers Rock (2000).The music video, directed by Sophie Muller, was filmed at and around the Normandie Hotel in San Juan, Puerto R...

Sade – Smooth Operator

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"Smooth Operator" is a song by the English group Sade, released as the fourth and final single from their debut album Diamond Life (1984). It was released (in both the US and the UK) as a 7-inch single with "Spirit" ...

Sade – Your Love Is King

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  "Your Love Is King" is a song by English band Sade from their debut album, Diamond Life (1984). It was released in 1984 as the album's lead single and in 1985 as the album's third and final US single. The song ...

Sade Adu- Extreme Close-Up (Sade Week)

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Starting a new series on WAKOYO.TV - A week talking and sharing about our favourite artist in Africa. From film , music, art we would follow the lives of featured artist share photographs, all time fav hits and all t...

Must watch Halls Ad – Klein Kimmie

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South Africa This is a Halls Menthol sweet Ad! It is a brilliant and funny Ad with Kimmie -Kimberly as an aspiring Rapper. Her Afrikaans accent and her lines combined totally rock this ad! My boss is like a bald ea...

Coca-Cola Mother’s Day TV Ad – #CoolestMom

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Beautiful advert from Coca Cola South Africa - Happy Mothers Day -To all the mothers who have tirelessly dedicated their lives to their kids... My Ma Umamami My Mommy My mother You're the coolest moms in the world...

New: 8ta – “Domestic Worker”

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Fall in love with your Couch Ad

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We see DSTV is on a roll with really funny Ad's that capture the essence of a typical viewer- oI know for sure in our homes we hug our remote controls – hahahahahahha Fall in love with your couch this July....stay tuned ...

Nnando’s Lover? Discover how the Peri Peri sauce came to be : Funny

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This is the complete three minute epic story of the dubious history of delicious peri-peri...

DSTV AD: Stokvel “No one tells a story like African do” LOL

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Funny Ad from DSTV - Noboday tells a story like Africans: This is so TRUE!!! growing up in Africa, I found women especially even told better stories than the actual movies hahahahah we like!...

Hilarious Ad: Gary vs Mnet

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Gary the Tooth Fairy tries to launch his own Channel by offering up examples of what he is capable off. Well Gary has been on our screens a number of times and always tries to poke Mnet Movies and tell us why we shoul...

Trust is Earned – Brilliant Advert by Coronation Fund Managers

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I know you see the topic and like us , you think “oh my days another investment advert claiming to be a money doubler “ or help you retire well”  Coronation fund manages definitely drifted from pre conceived notion and h...

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Burna Boy – Don Gorgon

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Once in a while comes around an artist like Burna Boy. Hard hitting the charts and delivering “Tune after Tune”, you kinda get this feeling he is not quite there yet, perhaps not given the recognition he deserves- you w...

Jeff Darko- Taking it one step at a time – Ghana

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Born and raised in  Ghana later emigrating to Paris, singer/songwriter Jeff Darko  now calls the UK home and describes his music as an experimental melding of soul, R&B and calypso. Darko fav artists and  biggest m...

Lupita Nyong’o favourite hobby? — Braiding Hair and she shows us how this is done

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And like she is not cool enough ? --- The Oscar-winning actress demonstrates her favorite pastime with her six best friends....

Matthew Mole – Take Yours, I’ll Take Mine

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'Take Yours, I'll Take Mine' is taken from Matthew Mole's No.1 selling iTunes album 'The Home We Built'...

Michelle Williams – Say Yes ft. Beyoncé, Kelly Rowland

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A remake of the Nigerian gospel hymn “When Jesus Says Yes,” the song is the lead single off of Michelle Williams' fourth solo album, Journey . Last month, Destiny Child's Michelle Williams linked up with her former band ...

Africa – New Destination for Luxury Shopping

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Africa - New Destination for Luxury Shopping Featured video Polo Avenue is a multi brand specialty retail store that provides products in the categories of leather goods, fashion accessories, shoes, and fragrances....

BOYS KASA: Trotro Palava

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MARIA BORGES- From Sweden to New York Angolan Model Maria is Taking Over the World

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The street-wear brand H&M’s new collection features none other than the gorgeous Angolan model Maria Borges. The fresh black beauty shows off trendy and casual street clothes for the fashion Sweden retailer’s Spring/...

Phyno- Alobam

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Phyno also known as the “Man of The Year” is heading for the top spot with the visuals for this hard-hitting anthem “Alobam”— which is Igbo slang for “my guy” — Phyno reminds fans that he’s one to watch, while also payin...

Iyanya, Praiz and Chidinma Feature in Short Film

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So we think this is a really cool clip for MTN Project Fame 7.0 featuring past winners Iyanya, Praiz and Chidinma . They are given a task of creating STARS that will join the League of Extraordinary SUPERSTARS (A call to...

Staff Benda Bilili -From sleeping rough on the streets of Kinshasa to global fame

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Benda Bilili From the lawless streets of Kinshasa, Congo comes one of the most incredible stories ever committed to film. Five years in the making, Benda Bilili follows a group of street musicians as they struggle to rec...

Staff Benda Bilili perform Moziki

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Staff Benda Bilili perform Moziki, a song from their debut album Tres Tres Fort, at the Hackney Empire. ...

Patrice Lumumba Story – The most important assassination of the 20th century

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Lumumba was born to a farmer, François Tolenga Otetshima, and his wife, Julienne Wamato Lomendja, in Onalua in the Katakokombe region of the Kasai province of the Belgian Congo. He had three brothers (Charles Lokolon...

Upcoming Rapper Tommy Ills’ – ‘See You Later’

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Think Lupe in Kick Push with a dash of De la soul then add a bit of Capso – We loving Johannesburg new comer Tommy Ills (aka One L) ,  Ills belongs to Johannesburg’s six-man Revivolution Clique. The smooth-speaking rappe...

Sade – No Ordinary Love

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No Ordinary Love" is the lead single from the English artist Sade's fourth studio album, Love Deluxe (1992). Released in 1992 on Epic Records, it peaked at number 26 in the UK when originally released in October 1992...

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