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Audio: Soul of Angola x Teleseen


Brooklynite producer Teleseen sinks his global bass-y arms into Jovens Do Prendo's upstroked guitar "Semba da Ilha" featured in the Soul of Angola 1965-1975 compilation. Teleseen remains fairly true to the original cut, leaving the sunshine guitars and shaker rhythms untouched, but adding extra bottom layers to the make the whole things bounce. Stream and download his remix below.

(H/T Generation Bass)

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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