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Audio: New Afrikan Boy Mixtape "What Took You So Long?"


Afrikan Boy hits today with a bang as he drops his newest effort, a mixtape entitled What Took You So Long. Though best known for his collaborations with M.I.A. (featured on her track “Hussel” and a remix of “Paper Planes”), the grime artist/afrobeat inspired MC who hails from Nigeria and resides in the UK has been steadily carving out his own, unique niche.  Our eardrums are ready for his latest installment of heat.  Download the mixtape FREE here, just enter your email.  Tracklisting after the jump.

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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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