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Chimurenga Renaissance Share Zimbabwe-Shot Video For 'They Pray In Vain'

Watch the cinematic Zimbabwe-shot video for Chimurenga Renaissance's "They Pray In Vain"


Chimurenga Renaissance, the project from Shabazz Palaces‘ Tendai ‘Baba’ Maraire and Hussein Kalonji, recently shared the Zimbabwe-shot video for "They Pray In Vain," a highlight off their  debut riZe Vadzimu riZe LP. The cinematic Kyle Seago-directed visuals for the single cycle through slow spans of Maraire rapping in backyards with friends and driving around to the backdrop of some striking Zim scenery. Chimurenga Renaissance's debut full-length, a 14-track collection of hip-hop & electronic beats paired with ngoma, mbira and hosho instrumentation, is available now on vinyl/MP3 and custom wooden USB stick. Watch the music video for "They Pray In Vain" below.

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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