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Audio: The Busy Twist 'LDN LUANDA' + Floor Excitement EP


The bridges between London's underground bass scene and numerous dance genre's from the continent are endless. In another case of this cross-pollination London/Ghana freshman producers Gabriel Benn and Ollie Williams, known as The Busy Twist, effortlessly craft a combination of elements from South African house, kuduro, 2 step and UK funky. Download the dual-city banger "LDN LUANDA" single for free and stream their solid Floor Excitement EP below, which you can buy for a mere 2 pounds.

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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