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6LACK Is Coming To South Africa In October

He will perform in both Cape Town and Joburg.

On Tuesday, ATL singer, rapper and producer 6LACK announced a world tour. The tour will kick off in Joburg, South Africa on the 5th of October, and run until the 14th of December in Houston, Texas. The second South African date is the 6th of October in Cape Town.


The artist will be taking with him on the tour, the likes of Tierra Whack, Summer Walker, THEY, and Boogie.

Venues for the Joburg and Cape Town stops of the tour haven't been announced yet, but you'll be the first to know when they have.

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Six Things History Will Remember Kenneth Kaunda For

News of Kenneth David Kaunda's passing, at age 97, has reverberated across the globe. Kaunda, affectionately known as KK, was Zambia's first President from 1964 to 1991.

Following Nelson Mandela's passing in December 2013, Kenneth Kaunda became Africa's last standing hero. Now with his passing on Thursday, June 17 — after being admitted to the Maina Soko Military Hospital in Lusaka earlier in the week — this signals the end of Africa's liberation history chapter.

It is tempting to make saints out of the departed. The former Zambian struggle hero did many great things. He was, after all, one of the giants of the continent's struggle against colonialism. Ultimately however, he was a human being. And as with all humans, he lived a complicated and colourful life.

Here are six facts you might not have known about him.

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