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Video Premiere: Fore 'C'est Pas Bon'

Watch Zimbabwean/American rapper's video for "C'est Pas Bon"


Zimbabwean rapper Fore recycles and reinterprets two of our favorite works in the new single/video for "C'est Pas Bon." Fore raps about internal immigrant struggles over a sample from Amadou & Mariam's "Ce N'est Pas Bon" while the visuals juggle clips of West Africans in NYC from Andrew Dosunmu's beautiful film Restless City. Watch the video below, directed by BKLYN ZULU, and download the track on Fore's Going Back Is Not The Same As Staying LP.

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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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