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Top 10 Cameroonian Urban Artists to Watch

Okayafrica presents the Top 10 Cameroonian Urban Artists to Watch


Gasha

After dropping her debut single "Kaki Mbere" last year, Gasha quickly conquered the hearts of music lovers. Her follow-up "This Life" confirmed her capacity to blend genres from reggae to pop. Her sophomore album has no release date yet– but based on whispers from the few who have heard it, one can expect a qualitative and eclectic body of work.

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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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