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Cardi B Is Headed to Nigeria & Ghana This December

She'll be playing two shows in Lagos and Accra.

Cardi B will be touching down in Nigeria and Ghana to hold down two concerts on December 7 (Lagos) and December 8 (Accra).

"I got one more show in 2019 and that's in Africa," the rapper recently said, after stating that she wouldn't be performing for the rest of the year in America.

Carbi B will be performing for a two-day event called Livespot X Festival that takes place across Lagos and Accra. This will be her first time visiting either country, and Africa in general.

Talks about a Carbi B show in Nigeria started circulating in the last few years. It's good to see they've now fully solidified.

In other Cardi news, she recently opened up about how she revived female hip-hop and about people questioning if she's a black woman. The rapper also shot an interview video with US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

If you're looking to catch her in December, you can buy tickets for Cardi B's shows in Lagos and Accra at the Livespot X website.



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Trump Plans to Extend Travel Ban to Nigeria, Tanzania, Sudan, Eritrea & Three Other Countries

Here's what the travel ban could mean for these nations.

On Tuesday it was announced that Donald Trump's administration plans to extend its infamous travel ban to include seven new countries, many of them in Africa.

The countries named on the list, include Nigeria, Tanzania, Sudan and Eritrea, as well as Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, and the Eastern European nation of Belarus. Politico first broke the news.

According to The Washington Post, the move would likely not be a complete ban on citizens looking to enter the US, however it could place various visa restrictions on some government officials and on those seeking certain type of visitor and business visas.

Some nations could also be banned from participation in the diversity travel lottery program, which grants green cards. Trump has threatened to sack the program in the past.

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The 9 Best Afropop Songs About Lagos

Featuring city odes from Kizz Daniel, Wizkid, Teni, Maleek Berry, M.I Abaga, Brymo and more.

The best afropop songs about Lagos, Nigeria's most populous city, are as much about the city as a whole as they are about select areas of special importance to individual artists.

Read on for our selection of The 9 Best Afropop Songs About Lagos. Listed in no particular order.

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The 13 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Makwa x Maraza x AKA, Joeboy, Zlatan, Nadia Nakia, TOBi x The Game, Yilian Canizares, Aewon Wolf and more.

Every week, we highlight the cream of the crop in music through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

Check out all of OkayAfrica's playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

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A-Reece Releases His Second Song of 2020 ‘Selfish [EXP 2]’

Listen to A-Reece's new song 'Selfish [EXP 2].'

A-Reece has released another song via SoundCloud. "Selfish" is a minimalist song with its beat consisting mostly of gnarled guitar strings and a pulsating bongo drum.

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