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DJ Mic Smith x M.anifest 'I No Get Time' (Produced By DJ Juls)

Ghana's DJ Mic Smith, M.anifest, and DJ Juls team up on the bouncy 'I No Get Time.'


Accra label BBnZ resident and E.L. go-to DJ Mic Smith crashed hard on our radar this week with his bouncy new single. Produced by labelmate and Jungle Book Beat Tape mastermind DJ Juls, "I No Get Time" features some quotable verses on life on the grind from Ghanaian emcee royalty M.anifest. "The Shutdown King" explained to GhanaWeb, "‘I no get time, talks about how people are on their hustle making sure they get their daily bread." The track marks his fourth single, and we presume it will find a spot on his forthcoming collaboration-jammed full-length debut. Until then, listen and download "I No Get Time" with M.anifest below.

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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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