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Audio: Akwaaba Music presents Ruff N' Smooth's Azingele Remixes

In 2010 Ruff-N-Smooth took Ghana by storm with a string of hits, the last of which was "Azingele" in late 2010. The song talks about... don’t hold your breath: girls. Although the duo boasts a decidedly modern, fairly consumerist style, they lament over the materialistic turn that relationships seem to be taking in Ghana. Check out "Azingele" in its many new remixed forms below courtesy of Akwaaba Music, and download the tracks if you so desire. Until May 17th, when the tracks go up on iTunes, this is the only way to get them.


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Meet Four Women Pushing Ivorian Art Forward Through Photography

These young and emerging female photographers from Côte d'Ivoire are shaking up Abidjan's art scene.

There's been a tremendous amount of awe-inspiring art coming from the African continent lately. Photography is no exception. It is one of the most powerful tools used in changing the way in which the West perceives Africa and its diaspora and perhaps the reason why contemporary photography is thriving.

The female gaze is paramount to the way in which the aforementioned visual stories are told and the female photographers here are using their camera lenses to give us glimpses of lands, peoples, histories, and futures unknown. Their individual experiences and perspectives are widening the scope of what is believed to be Côte d'Ivoire. Within the country's capital, Abidjan, there's a creative scene that seems to have sprawled up out of nowhere yet is so rich in its offerings.

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