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Video Premiere: Kae Sun 'When The Pot'

Watch Ontario/Ghanaian pop singer Kae Sun's 60s-influenced black-and-white video for "When The Pot."


Ontario/Ghanaian singer Kae Sun, one of the brightest prospects in our afro-tinged pop sphere, twists and gyrates amidst recycled 1960s footage of baby-faced revelers in the black-and-white video for "When The Pot." The staccato-riffed track is a jolt of pop energy from the get-go, only resting for a dub breakdown around the 1:50 minute mark. Grab "When The Pot," which will be featured on Kae Sun's upcoming Afriyie LP, on iTunes and Urbnet. For more Kae Sun, check out his video of the year pick for "Ship And The Globe." Watch the Charles Officer-directed video below.

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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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