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Player Xchange: Bajah x Dre Skull "Nah Back Down"

In our latest episode of Player Xchange, Sierra Leone's finest Bajah and dancehall producer Dre Skull make a track at Converse Rubber Tracks studio.


In our latest Player Xchange we link up BK-based dancehall producer extraordinaire Dre Skull  — the man behind numerous Vybz Kartel, Popcaan, and Snoop Lion joints — with Freetown, Sierra Leone's finest frontman Bajah of Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew. The two got together at Converse Rubber Tracks to record the dancehall-infused banger "Nah Back Down," a track that pairs Dre Skull's ace production with some fervent bars from Bajah. Watch the behind-the-scenes video chronicling the creation of the song and download “Nah Back Down” below.

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Pregnant Tanzanian Girls Now Have Hope Of An Education

In the past, Tanzania's pregnant girls of school-going age were banned from accessing an education. However, things are about to change!

If a young girl of school-going age happened to fall pregnant in Tanzania, it usually spelled the end of her schooling career — and the death of any prospects she may have had for a bright future. In Tanzania currently, an estimated 5 500 girls are forced to leave school each year due to pregnancy, according to the World Bank.

The Tanzanian government has announced a new programme aimed at addressing the plight of young girls who have been impacted by this discriminatory ban. Tanzania's Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Leonard Akwilapo said young girls will now be offered an opportunity to further their schooling at alternative colleges.

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