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Our dudes Ill Skillz hit us with their EP Skillz That Pay Da Billz 2. The 8 track album is full of the flow and melody that made us fall in love with the Cape Town trio a couple of years ago. Catch them at one of Africa's most renowned music festivals, The Cape Town International Jazz Fest where they'll perform among other star MCs Jean Grae, and HHP.  The Jazz Fest is a gig they say they've been waiting their whole lives for. Stay tuned for the OKA TV piece in which Ill Skillz takes us vinyl shopping in Cape Town and peep one of their studio sessions. Stream and download the album below.

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Six Things History Will Remember Kenneth Kaunda For

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.

It is tempting to make saints out of the departed. The former Zambian struggle hero did many great things. He was, after all, one of the giants of the continent's struggle against colonialism. Ultimately however, he was a human being. And as with all humans, he lived a complicated and colourful life.

Here are six facts you might not have known about him.

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