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Cassper Nyovest's 'Doc Shebeleza Remix' Featuring Talib Kweli [US Premiere]

South African rap king Cassper Nyovest's "Doc Shebeleza Remix" featuring Talib Kweli.

When we found out longtime Okayplayer, Talib Kweli would be in Johannesburg last month we thought who better to link him with than South African rap king Cassper Nyovest. After showing Kweli around Soweto and some of his other favorite spots in JHB, the Mafikeng-bred emcee invited Brooklyn's finest to the studio with him. In a surprise turn of events, Kweli hopped on a remix of Nyovest's scorching Jozi rap anthem "Doc Shebeleza."

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Former Burkinabe President Charged with Thomas Sankara's Murder

Justice is on the horizon as Burkina Faso's former president, Blaise Compaore, is indicted for the 1987 assassination of Thomas Sankara.

Burkina Faso's former president, Blaise Compaore, has reportedly been indicted by a military court in the country's capital for the 1987 assassination of political revolutionary, Thomas Sankara. Hailed as a national hero, Sankara was assassinated alongside 12 other government officials in a coup led by Compaore before he ascended to power. In 2014, Compaore was forced to resign from his 27-year-long rule and seek exile in the Ivory Coast after continued mass demonstrations. Thirteen other political figures, including former General Gilbert Diendere, have also been indicted with charges including "assassination" and "concealment of corpses".

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​DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small Enlist Tresor on Their New Amapiano Album

"Rumble In The Jungle", the latest project from dynamic duo DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small, in collaboration with singer TRESOR, offers a refreshingly mature and pan-African amapiano sound.