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Audio: Petite Noir 'Kinshasa Waltz'

Stream "Kinshasa Waltz," a modern African music track from Petite Noir.


Cape Town's post-punk revivalist Petite Noir takes things down a notch with with the brewing "Kinshasa Waltz." As implied in the title, the track plays like a slow swing, with Petite Noir's lamenting love-ridden vocals pacing over guitar leads. Stream the song below, via Petite Noir's new Believe In Noir Wave website. For more, check out his top track/video of last year for "Dissapear" and "Till We Ghosts," plus the solid AIYE mixtape he crafted for us.

>>>Stream: Petite Noir 'Kinshasa Waltz'

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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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