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Listen to DJ SuperNova’s Mashup of AKA’s “Fela In Versace” and Lupe Fiasco’s “Kick Push”

Can Fela kick push in Versace?

US DJ SuperNova, who's clearly in love with South African music, just delivered an unthinkable mashup. song

He tossed the vocals from AKA and Kiddominant's smash hit "Fela In Versace" over 21st century boom bap, the instrumental to Lupe Fiasco's skateboarding epic "Kick Push."


While "Fela In Versace" is slower in tempo as compared to "Kick Push," the DJ managed to make the vocals sit on the Soundtrakk production. The question is does it bang or nah?

Listen to the mashup below:

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Photo: Courtesy of Saphir Niakadie

Meet Four Women Pushing Ivorian Art Forward Through Photography

These young and emerging female photographers from Côte d'Ivoire are shaking up Abidjan's art scene.

There's been a tremendous amount of awe-inspiring art coming from the African continent lately. Photography is no exception. It is one of the most powerful tools used in changing the way in which the West perceives Africa and its diaspora and perhaps the reason why contemporary photography is thriving.

The female gaze is paramount to the way in which the aforementioned visual stories are told and the female photographers here are using their camera lenses to give us glimpses of lands, peoples, histories, and futures unknown. Their individual experiences and perspectives are widening the scope of what is believed to be Côte d'Ivoire. Within the country's capital, Abidjan, there's a creative scene that seems to have sprawled up out of nowhere yet is so rich in its offerings.

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