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This Video of Ghana's 10-Year-Old DJ Switch Will Motivate Your Monday

Meet the young DJ who has already shown herself to be a powerhouse in the making.

This video of 10-year-old Ghanaian DJ showing off her skills will make your day.

Erica, also known as DJ Switch, has already made a name for herself after only spinning for a year, and there's no stopping this powerhouse after watching her interview with the BBC. She's also the youngest winner at the Ghana DJ Awards.


"I picked the name DJ Switch because I switch up people's happiness," she explains of her moniker with a smile.

DJ Switch is also a fast learner, as she says learning how to DJ is just like learning in school. And although DJing is her passion, she ultimately wants to help women by becoming a gynocologist when she grows up. Talk about goals!

This interview is one of the first to come out of BBC's new Africa-focused program, "What's New," which is geared towards engaging children on the continent.

Watch the video in full below, and keep up with DJ Switch on Instagram.

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You Can Now Watch the Documentary 'Bigger Than Africa' on Netflix

Award-winning Nigerian Director Toyin Ibrahim Adekeye's first feature film is out this Friday, the 13th exclusively on the global streaming platform.

Netflix's investment in original African stories has seen a hoard of brilliant minds and their creations gain access to global audiences. The latest creative to share their narrative on the global streaming platform is award-winning Nigerian director Toyin Ibrahim Adekeye and his first feature film 'Bigger Than Africa'. The film, produced by Los Angeles-based Motherland Productions is available on the streaming platform this Friday, May 13th.


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The 5 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Burna Boy, Adekunle Gold, Ladipoe, Rema and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column. Here's our round-up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks.

If you like these music lists, you can also check out our Best Songs of the Month columns following Nigerian, Ghanaian, East African and South African music.

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Burna Boy Makes His Directorial Debut With New Video for Single 'Last Last'

The African Giant continues to push the envelope, as he teases his sixth studio album, Love, Damini.

Nigerian singer-songwriter Burna Boy has done it again, folks.

The African Giant made his directorial debut this week with the release of his new single, 'Last Last', off of his highly anticipated sixth studio album, Love Damini. The single, a sample of American R&B singer Toni Braxton's hit single 'He Wasn't Man Enough For Me', is but a taste of what the Afro-fusion heavyweight has in store for fans this summer.

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