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Audio: Jahdan Blakkamoore 'Quick Money'

Listen to "Quick Money" by Jahdan Blakkamoore.

First seen on LargeUp, this brand new track by Jahdan Blakkamoore samples the same "Sabali" beat that Nas and Damian Marley use on the "Patience" track.  However here, along with DJ Theory on production, they remix it dubstep-meets-reggae style, and kill it. Honestly, this track is fire. Together with Bounty Killer dropping a few well said lines in the beginning, Jahdan talks about the reality of needing and getting "quick money." Listen above and download the track here.

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A 9-year-old Zimbabwean boy Rodwell Nkomazana has a shot at a normal life, again, after a horrific hyena attack left him with half of his face missing.

It takes a village to raise a child and sometimes that village comes from thousands of kilometers away, and consists of committed surgeons, passionate nurses and generous international donors. Nine-year-old Rodwell Nkomazana was asleep at an all-night church service when the unthinkable happened. The little boy was attacked and mauled by a hyena outside Harare, in Zimbabwe.

The medical team at Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare, where he received his initial treatment, did all they could to save his life and stabilise him. However, due to a lack of resources and expertise, it was all they could do.

With half of his face missing, including an eye, his upper lip, his nose and part of his forehead, Rodwell was set for a life full of challenges. Not only would he have lost his childhood, but he would have probably spent most of his time in seclusion — isolated from the rest of society.

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