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Asheru's 'Sleepless In Soweto' LP

Stream Asheru's 'pan-African hip-hop' album "Sleepless In Soweto"


D.C.-based MC Asheru, who you might know as the man behind the Boondocks theme song, comes through with Sleepless In Soweto — a collection of tracks influenced by and recorded during Asheru's travels between D.C. and South Africa. The 13-track 'pan-African hip-hop' LP cycles through some solid live instrumentation beats that pull from afrobeat and South African house music. The Jo'burg-inspired album standout "Gauteng" features Raheem DeVaughn, while additional songs enlist help from Wayna (who coincidently just gave us a City Guide to D.C.) and SA's HHP. Stream Asheru's Sleepless In Soweto in full below and grab it on bandcamp.

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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