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Ms. Lauryn Hill Is Playing A Surprise Festival 'Diaspora Calling!'

Lauryn Hill has teamed up with TIDAL X for Diaspora Calling!, a surprise music and arts festival being held at Brooklyn's Kings Theatre.


Ms. Lauryn Hill has teamed up with TIDAL X to announce Diaspora Calling!, a surprise music and arts festival being held this week April 13-15 at Brooklyn's Kings Theatre. The 3-day charity festival will "present a series of events, focusing on various forms of visual art, and featuring performances by artists from Africa, and throughout the African diaspora."

Performers include Ms. Hill, Stephen Marley, and Machel Montano, as well as Ghana's Stonebwoy, E.L, Jojo Abot and Nigeria's Mr. Eazi and Wondaboy.

Ms. Hill describes the festival, “Diaspora Calling! is a collection of works intended to celebrate the rich tapestry of artists from the African Diaspora while also illumining persistent and irrepressible themes... Even if we work independently, we are a resounding collective voice, both reconciling and embracing our relationship to history, our origins, our future and to ourselves.”

For Diaspora Calling! tickets and full info head to Ms. Lauryn Hill's website. The event will be live streamed on TIDAL.

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Bobi Wine Set to Legally Contest Uganda's 2021 Election Results

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National Unity Platform (NUP) leader, Bobi Wine, has reportedly stated that he will contest Uganda's recent election results. Bobi Wine made the announcement this past Sunday after the national election results declared incumbent Yoweri Museveni Uganda's next president. Museveni reportedly won the elections with 58.64 percent while Bobi Wine received 34.83 percent according to Uganda's electoral commission. The voter results were announced on Saturday after national elections were held last week on Thursday, thus extending Museveni's rule with a sixth consecutive presidential term. Bobi Wine has reportedly alleged voter fraud by Museveni following the effect of Uganda's social media shut down a day before the elections.

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