Burna Boy’s New ‘90s-Themed EP ‘Redemption’

Nigerian dancehall star Burna Boy is back in full-force with the release of the 7-track EP 'Redemption.'

Nigerian dancehall star Burna Boy is back in full-force with the release of Redemption.

The new 7-track EP sees the singer linking up with LeriQ, who produced the entire project, on what they're calling a '90s-themed release.

Redemption was initially announced with its lead single “Pree Me." Check out the music video for the track above, which sees Burna Boy in top paranoid sad-boy form.

The new EP is Burna Boy's first proper release since the release of his sophomore LP On A Spaceship, which was one of our favorite albums of 2015 and featured tracks like “Soke" and “Single" featuring Wizkid.

The singer is set to headline his first major concert in the U.K. after a six-year ban on October 1st at London's Eventim Apollo.


#LGBTRightsGhana: Ghanaians Rally Support For the LGBT+ Community

Pro-LGBT+ advocacy in Ghana is at an all-time high as members of the community face public backlash.

The LGBT+ community in the West African country of Ghana is a fast growing group, but they are also highly marginalized. In recent times, the nation's LGBT+ population has faced increased backlash from members of Ghana's society who are opposed to the rights of the community. Many members of the community are forced to live secret or suppressed lives, as those who are open about their sexuality face discrimination and oppression in various forms and degrees, as a result of living in a society that lacks progressiveness and regard for basic human rights for all individuals regardless of sexual orientation.

At the moment both the backlash and the advocacy for the cause is currently at a climax, sparked by recent events concerning Ghana's LGBT+ support group and the public opposition against it by Ghana's society and the nation's government. Ghana's official LGBT+ support group, called LGBT+ Rights Ghana, established their headquarters in Accra on January 31, 2021. The office was intended to be a safe space and avenue of support for all LGBT+ Ghanaians. On February 24, 2021. the office was shut down by members of Ghana's national security force together with the police, on orders issued by Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo, after the center became the subject of a furious public backlash.

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