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Exclusive: Congo Beat Making Lab's Afro-Moombahton 'Zenga'

Stream an exclusive of Congo Beat Making lab's afro-moombahton single "Zenga."


Congo Beat Making Lab is set to release Amani Goma EP — the culmination of the tracks recorded by Pierce Freelon and Apple Juice Kid with young artists and students in Goma, DRC through their Beat Making Lab curriculum. "Zenga," the second single off Amani Goma, is a sun-tinged afro-moombahton concoction featuring Congolese maverick guitarist Flamme Kapaya, produced by Apple Juice Kid. Stream it below, check out their previous stomper single "Cho Cho Cho," and look for the full Amani Goma EP dropping tomorrow! Below that, watch a behind-the-scenes episode of Congo Beat Making Lab.

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Senegal Protests Result in First Confirmed Death

Several reports have confirmed that one protestor has been killed in demonstrations taking place in Senegal following opposition leader Ousmane Sonko's recent arrest.

At least one protester has been killed in the ongoing anti-government protests in Senegal, according to several reports. The protestor was killed during clashes with the police in Bignona, southern Casamance region, although the cause of death is still allegedly unknown and under investigation. The protests, which now enter into the third day today, are in response to the arrest of opposition figure, Ousmane Sonko, who was arrested for reportedly disturbing public order and participating in an unauthorised demonstration. His arrest comes ahead of a scheduled appearance at a Dakar court on a charge of rape.

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