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Premiere: Blitz The Ambassador x Nneka 'Love On The Run' + 'Afropolitan Dreams' LP Trailer

Stream the premiere of Blitz the Ambassador and Nneka's "Love On The Run" from his 'Afropolitan Dreams' LP.


We've been waiting on Blitz The Ambassador's Afropolitan Dreams LP for a while now, bumping its lead singles and bidding our time with album precursor The Warm Up EP. While the release hasn't arrived just yet, today we get another taste off the Ghanaian / NYC rapper's upcoming work with the striking "Love On The Run" featuring Nigerian songstress Nneka. Hear "Love On The Run" and watch an album trailer for Afropolitan Dreams below, which Blitz describes as being "really all about... the narrative of young immigrants who are constantly trying to find a way to bridge the gap between the world they live in and the world that they're from."Afropolitan Dreams will be available worldwide April 28th and is up for pre-order on iTunes / Bandcamp now.

Update: Stream Afropolitan Dreams in its entirety below and grab it now.

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Cameroon Holds Vigil to Remember Children Killed in School Attack

Residents in Kumba paid their respects to the seven lives lost, and those injured during the attack over the weekend.

In the latest tragedy to come from Cameroon's historically violent clash between Anglo and Francophone citizens, seven children were murdered after attackers stormed a school with guns and machetes over the weekend.

In what has been deemed as the "darkest and saddest day," by Bishop Agapitus Nfon of Kumba, armed attackers stormed the Mother Francisca International Bilingual Academy, targeting students aged 9 to 12. The tragic event saw dozens of children injured, some critically.

The attack has shocked the nation, with both local and international agencies condemning the horrible offense. On Monday, Cameroonian President Paul Biya denounced the "horrific murder" of the school children, and alluded to the "appropriate measures" being taken in order to bring justice to the families of the victims. Prime Minister Dion Ngute Joseph shared his condolences via a tweet saying, "I bow before the memory of these innocent kids."

The Cameroonian presidency and governing body have blamed Anglophone 'separatists' for the attack, though the group claims no part in the attack.

Human rights groups, however, have blamed both opposing parties, as the conflict has led to the death of over 3,000 deaths and resulted in more than 700,000 Cameroonians fleeing their homes and the country.

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Interview: Meet Velemseni, Eswatini’s Queen of Soul

Soul artist Velemseni's music reflects Eswatini culture and aesthetics. "The Kingdom of Eswatini is a magical and mysterious place, and my music aims to interpret and document that mystique, drawing from genres like Swazi gospel, soul, African soul, cinematic and traditional music," says the artist.