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AKA Wants His Fans to Design The Artwork For His Upcoming Album

AKA wants to involve fans in his last album.

Last week, South African rapper AKA and his fans decided on a name for his fanbase, "the Megacy."

Right after, he announced what he dubbed the #TouchMyBloodChallenge, in which he will invite members of the Megacy to design the cover of the album which will be called Touch My Blood.


The rapper will share photos from a shoot he's doing specifically for the cover. He will then share a reference of what he wants the cover to look like.

The public will be competing with AKA's team at his company Beam Group. The rapper mentioned that the fan who will make the best design will win an internship opportunity with the company.

Touch My Blood, which is coming on May 25, will be AKA's last album, according to him. And it looks like he's going all out. This isn't the first time a South African rapper asks fans to be involved in the making of an album cover. Nasty C for his debut album Bad Hair (2016), asked fans to send him photos of their "bad hair," and he made a collage of all those photos and incorporated it in the cover of the album.

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The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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