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Gqom duo Distruction Boyz Release the Ultimate South African Summer Album

You were never ready.

Durban-based gqom duo Distruction Boyz just released their highly anticipated album Gqom is the Future. And, as expected, it bangs.


The duo has been making waves with their songs that never fail to make people lose their morals. Like, seriously, try it.

The13-track album will definitely pack dancefloors all over South Africa, with its incessantly pounding bass lines, thumping drums and dark synths.

Gqom is the Future features the mainstays of the Durban dance music scene, DJ Tira and Rude Boyz, alongside Prince Bulo, Benny Maverick, Tipcee and Dladla Mshunqisi.


The duo is urging South Africans to help them reach for their dream of their album being the first gqom album to sell gold.

With the amount of buzz they have garnered, and considering how great their album is, it's highly possible that dream will come true.

Listen to Gqom is the Future below and download it here.

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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