Audio/Video: Maga Bo 'Piloto de Fuga' + 'No Balanço da Canoa'

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Global bass producer/DJ Maga Bo consistently twists-up some choice baile funk sounds. In anticipation of his upcoming Quilombo Do Futuro full-length, he recently dropped two Afro-Brazilian gems — first is a Rio de Janeiro-shot car chase video for "Piloto de Fuga" ("Getaway Driver") featuring refrains from Funkero and BNegão. Second is a free download of the meditative jam  "No Balanço da Canoa" alongside Rosângela Macedo and Marcelo Yuka. Lookout for Maga Bo's Quilombo LP out May 22 via Post World Industries. Video directed by Fernando Salis.


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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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