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You Should Listen to AliThatDude’s R&B EP, ‘Mood Ring’

AliThatDude is back with his second EP.

South Africa-based Namibian AliThatDude just released his second EP, Mood Ring. The artist, who's one third of the Namibian hip-hop crew, Black Vulcanite, raps less and sings more when he's solo—And he's great at it.


Just like his first release, Stranger Things Have Happened (2016), Mood Ring is a mixture of R&B and soul. If you are looking for sincere lyrics about love and relationships, and are a sucker for great beats, Mood Ring is for you.

Producers Aso, Ckwnce, Xander, The Legion and Paul Cabbin keep the bass lines in check and create a mood with keys and pads for the man's vocals to sit on.

The Cape Town-based singer, Hunter Rose, who appears on the song "Burgundy (Cognac)," is the only guest in the 6-track project.

Listen to Mood Ring below.

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The Tanzanian government has announced a new programme aimed at addressing the plight of young girls who have been impacted by this discriminatory ban. Tanzania's Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Leonard Akwilapo said young girls will now be offered an opportunity to further their schooling at alternative colleges.

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