Audio: Blink "Animal"

Naija/Chi-town diplomat Blink reveals "Animal", the second single his upcoming American Dreams/African Principles LP. The Kurtis Toledo-produced track features a play on Weezy's "A Milli" statement "what's a goon to a goblin?" — which Blink makes "whats a goon to an African?" The cover art comes from Pieter Hugo's famed hyena photographs. Stream and download "Animal" below!

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DOWNLOAD: Blink "Animal"

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As the world approaches a post-pandemic era, South Africa, Kenya, Libya, Tunisia, Morocco, Ethiopia and Egypt top the list of countries contributing to Africa's alarming five million COVID-19 cases.

Africa has reportedly reached a highly concerning number of COVID-19 cases. Recent statistics show that over five million Africans have contracted the coronavirus since its discovery in 2019. These numbers are alarming despite Africa's large population of over 1.2 billion, marking a reported increase of 16 percent in death rates. South Africa, which is officially in a third wave, leads the numbers and accounts for almost half of the deaths across the continent. On the contrary, cases globally have been declining for the sixth consecutive week.

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