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Watch Little Simz's Effortlessly Cool "Tiny Desk Concert" Performance

British-Nigerian MC, Little Simz, performs songs from her sophomore album "Stillness in Wonderland," during a live-set with NPR.

British-Nigerian rapper Simbi Ajikawo, better known as Little Simz, stopped by NPR recently for a 3-song set, as part of their Tiny Desk Concert Series.


Backed by Brooklyn-based R&B band Phony Ppl, the MC breezily ran through songs from her sophomore album Stillness In Wonderland, including "Poison Ivy," "No More Wonderland" and "Picture Perfect."

Stillness in Wonderland is an introspective reflection on the artist's childhood that follows her 2015 debut A Curious Tale of Trials + Persons— an album that caught the attention and applause of hip-hop heavyweights like Kendrick Lamar, and led to comparisons to the likes of Lauryn Hill—who she's also set to hit the road with in just a couple of days.

Watch her effortlessly cool performance below and stream Stillness in Wonderland underneath.

Photo by Peter "Size 10" Ndungu.

This Kenyan Photographer is Capturing 'Places, Spaces and People' With Serenity

Get familiar with the work of Kenyan photographer, Peter 'Size 10' Ndungu, in this new video from Perspectives Africa.

In the latest video from African Speakers and Artists' "Perspective Africa" series, we meet Kenyan photographer, Peter 'Size 10' Ndungu, whose unique work thoughtfully captures everything from the shared human experience, to nature's infinite wonder.

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Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Kommanda Obbs Favors ‘the African Dream’ Over Western Standards On His New Single ‘Mabelebele’

Listen to Lesotho rapper Kommanda Obbs' latest single.

The music on renowned Lesotho rapper Kommanda Obbs' latest single "Mabelebele" is largely inspired kwaito. For his vocals, the rapper opts for a more melodic style on the track.

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Wizkid & MUT4Y's New Video For 'Manya' Will Give You Life

Starboy heads to Fela's New Afrika Shrine in the video for this heavy dance tune featuring MUT4Y and Killertunes.

Wizkid's back with "Manya," another track set to heat up dance floors across Nigeria and the globe.

For this new single, Wizkid connects with MUT4Y, one half of the star production duo Legendury Beatz. The addictive new tune was produced by Killertunes.

The song's new music video, which comes courtesy of Director Q, was shot at the Fela Kuti family's New Afrika Shrine. It's got a mixture of red-tinted studio shots and impressive stage performances that will give you life.

Just a few days ago, Wizkid joined Tekno on another single, "Mama," which you can check out here.

Watch the new music video for Wizkid and MUT4Y's "Manya," below.



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