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Audio: Sinkane 'Jeeper Creeper'


Sudanese-born Ahmed Gallab aka Sinkane currently serves as the multi-instumentalists in indie outfit Yeasayer. He's previously donned the stage with the likes of Caribou, Of Montreal and Born Ruffians (major cred, dude), as well as held down the decks for an excellent installment of Africa In Your Earbuds.

'Jeeper Creeper,' a cut off his upcoming Mars LP, plays likes an astral pop jam —highlighted by a trot-pace bass groove, psychedelic guitar and synth riffs, and Sinkane's near-whisper singing.

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>>>Download: Sinkane "Jeeper Creeper" (via SG)

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News of Kenneth David Kaunda's passing, at age 97, has reverberated across the globe. Kaunda, affectionately known as KK, was Zambia's first President from 1964 to 1991.

Following Nelson Mandela's passing in December 2013, Kenneth Kaunda became Africa's last standing hero. Now with his passing on Thursday, June 17 — after being admitted to the Maina Soko Military Hospital in Lusaka earlier in the week — this signals the end of Africa's liberation history chapter.

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