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Audio/Video: Michael Kiwanuka's 'Home Again' EP

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British/Ugandan soul musician Michael Kiwanuka constructs seamless acoustic compositions influenced by old-school greats like Bill Withers and Otis Redding. He recently won accolades as BBC's Sound of 2012. Michael's Home Again EP, streaming below, is available now. Watch the title track's video above and stay tuned for his debut LP coming this March.

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Josh2funny Is the Nigerian Comedian Inspiring Global Trends

The internet sensation speaks to OkayAfrica about his journey, the several comedy personalities he's created over the years, creating the viral #DontLeaveMe challenge, and being properly credited for his work.

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Josh Alfred, otherwise known as Josh2funny, has had an unusual path to internet comedy fame. He began his online comedy journey after failing in his stand-up comedy foray. Inspired by the vast consumption of social media comedy content, Josh2funny made his first skit in 2016—a short dry humour video which he comically slapped his friend into a state of perpetual confusion.

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