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Ethiopia Skate Campaign

View a gallery of Ethiopia Skate campaign pictures from Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia Skate is an organization that aims to promote skateboarding across the nation by building Addis Ababa's first skatepark and constructing a mobile mini half-pipe that can be set up at different locations around the city. Founders Abenezer Temesgen and Sean Stromsoe's  'National Skateboard Campaign' looks to give out 100 free skateboards to youth organizations and children, as well as bring in a team of international pro skaters to hold demos in Addis Ababa. View a gallery of photographer Ryan Eccleston's snaps of skateboarding in Addis Ababa (above) and contribute to Ethiopia Skate Campaign.


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Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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