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Live Stream Burna Boy and Mr Eazi's Coachella 2019 Sets

Here's how you can watch online.

The Coachella Valley and Arts Music Festival is about to kick off its 2019 edition this weekend (April 12-14).

The plans and schedule for Youtube live stream of the sets has now been revealed as well. Artists like Tame Impala, Ariana Grande, Pusha-T, Blood Orange, Four Tet, Little Simz, Smino, YG, and many others' sets will be broadcast live on Coachella's Youtube channel. Childish Gambino and Rihanna's new film, Guava Island, will also be premiering on the stream.

Two of our favorite artists, Burna Boy and Mr Eazi,will be performing this year and, if you wont be there in person, we have the times for for you to tune in and watch this First Weekend.

Read: Why Burna Boy & Mr Eazi Are The Right Artists to Bring Afrobeats to the World


"This year, we have a double shot representation with Burna Boy and Mr Eazi," wrote our contributor Joey Akan in an op-ed. "Both musicians are scheduled for Coachella's two weekends in April. Africans who make the trip there will have an extra dose of their culture being served in a space that has long eluded them. When we scream "Afrobeats to the world," we aren't just referring to shows predominantly packed with Africans in the diaspora. We want the music to permeate spaces like these, and grow our cultural influence. Where's a bigger stage then than Coachella? Point us there. We want it all!"

You can live stream both of the artists' sets on Coachella's Youtube channel.

Mr Eazi's Coachella 2019 set will be live streaming on Saturday, April 13 at 9:00 PM Eastern Time.

Burna Boy's Coachella 2019 set will be live streaming on Sunday, April 14 at 7:15 PM Eastern Time.

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Bobi Wine's Release Detailed in Latest Episode of 'The Messenger'

Trauma is the topic on the podcast's latest episode: "The Ballot or The Bullet."

The latest episode of The Messenger is something to behold.

Created by Sudanese-American rapper Bas, The Messenger throws the spotlight on the thunderous circumstances many African countries face, with a close focus on Ugandan politician Bobi Wine.

In his most recent traumatic experience, Wine and his wife Barbara Itungo Kyagulanyi were released from a nearly two-week military house arrest following the ruling of a Ugandan court. Keeping up with current events and circumstances that Wine finds himself in, the latest episode of the podcast recounts the traumatic events that led to Wine's very public abuse and eventual house arrest.

Upon his release, Wine spoke with The Messenger and had this to say, "I want to remind the world that we went in this election knowing how corrupt the staff of the electoral commission is. We saw this through the campaign and the world saw how much was oppressed, how biased and one sided the electoral commission was, and how much it was in the full grip of General Museveni. And therefore we are going to test every legal test, we shall take every legal test. We shall take every legal step. And indeed we shall take every moral and morally proactive, nonviolent, but legal and peaceful step to see that we liberate ourselves. The struggle has not ended. It is just beginning."

Listen to Episode 7 of The Messenger here.

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