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Audio: BIG FKN GUN x Mariah Carey 'Make It Happen' (Durban Rework)


To bide the time 'til their upcoming EP drops, BIG FKN GUN send over a Durban rework of Mariah Carey's hit single "Make It Happen." BIG FKN GUN approach the remix in the tradition of SA 90s down-tempo music popularized by Metro FM DJ Glen Lewis, slow down Carey's dance tune and slicing it with Durban summer anthem raps. Stream/download below.

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>>>Download: BIG FKN GUN x Mariah Carey 'Make It Happen' (Durban Rework)

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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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