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Audio: Mo Laudi 'Shaft In Paris' + Black Tuesday Mixtape


Frequent The Very Best/Secousse collaborator Mo Laudi hits us with the disco-tinged, vintage electronica "Shaft In Paris." Peep the Drive-inspired track, ingeniously described by Mo as Isaac Hayes on Mandrax, propa Afro Zombie disco, below! After that, check out his Black Tuesday mixtape a mix created in opposition of South Africa's secrecy bill — featuring cuts from Black Coffee, DJ Kent, and Mo Laudi himself.

SHAFT IN PARIS by DJ MO-LAUDI

BLACK TUESDAY MIXTAPE by DJ MO-LAUDI

TRACKLIST

"Time for Revolution" – Mo laudi + Aero

"Hypersonic" – Clock (Mo Laudi edit)

"Falling" – DJ Kent feat. Malehlokwa

"Juju" – Blackcoffee

"Terminator" – CNDO Balaklava mix

"Banane Mavoko" – Oskido, Black Motion feat. Jah Rich

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How Relocating to Ghana Helped Reinvigorate Jewelry Designer Aisha Asamany's Work

Moving to Ghana gave Aisha Asamany's luxury jewelry brand, inspired by Adinkra symbols that traditionally project strength, fearlessness, love and power, renewed verve to tell personal stories of her growing clientele.

In 2019, the government of Ghana made a global splash with its Year of Return initiative – the campaign sought to encourage the African diaspora to return home to the continent, specifically to Ghana.

Linked to the 400th year commemoration of the first recorded landing of slaves in the United States, it became a launchpad for the Ghanaian government to convince Black people around the world to permanently settle in the West African country.

Aisha Asamany, a corporate management consultant for high-profile UK financial institutions turned self-taught luxury jewelry designer was one of many who heeded the call, trading in the corporate life for a spiritual and an entrepreneurial journey – one of joy, appreciation, and representation in her fatherland.

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