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Shane Eagle is releasing a visual album on the 16th of October.

Watch Shane Eagle’s Trippy Performance of His Song ‘Up 1’ Featuring Lute

Watch a performance of 'Up 1' by Shane Eagle from his upcoming visual album 'Xenergy: The Final Saga'.

From his upcoming visual album titled Xenergy: The Final Saga, Shane Eagle releases a live performance of the song "Up 1". The song, which features Lute, appears on the South African rapper's latest mixtape, Dark Moon Flowr, released in 2019.

"Up 1" was created as an expression for the loss of a loved one that occurred while the rapper was on tour in Europe with Bas from Dreamville in 2019. The expression of "Up 1" represents the idea of turning your losses into victories, a concept many people have had to grapple with as the year 2020 forced them to see the silver lining in loss.


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Shane Eagle raps in the second verse:

"Loneliest hours are when I'm all by myself/ When no one can help, scream at the top of my lungs/ To see if God hear me, maybe know the pain that I felt/ I need to find my groove/ And you can dance with me if you come to"

In true Shane Eagle style, the visuals show him as a loner in a galactic world. Visual effects, which he uses a lot in his visuals, enhance the viewing experience and the viewer can find themselves absorbed and lost in Shane's world.

The series of live performances of songs from Dark Moon Flowr will be packaged as a live album consisting of seven songs which are fan-favourites. The album is released in light of the DMF Tour which didn't happen because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Pre-order/pre-add Xenergy: The Final Saga on Apple Music and stream the "Up 1" performance.



Xenergy: The Final Saga will be released on the 16th of October.


























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Here's What You Need To Know About The Political Unrest In Sudan

Thousands have been protesting the Sudanese government over the weekend, supporting the military's plans for a coup.

Sudan's transitional government is in turmoil as thousands of citizens conducted a sit-in protest against them, over the weekend. A group of Sudanese citizens have called on the military to disestablish the nation's current government, as the country struggles with the greatest crisis they've seen since the end of former dictator Omar al-Bashir's controversial ruling, two years ago. The weekend's pro-military protests come as anti-military protestors took to the streets earlier this month to fight for civilian-ruled laws.

Military-aligned demonstrators assembled outside of the famously off-limits entrance of the Presidential Palace located in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum on Monday. Gatherers set up tents, blocking off access to two main intersections, cutting off access to the capital for those inside. Police attempted to wave off crowds with teargas, with Khartoum state officials saying they had, "repelled an attempted assault on the seat of government," in a statement issued Monday.

The assembly was called for by a coalition of rebel groups and political parties that support Sudan's military, accusing the civilian political parties of mismanagement and monopolizing power under their ruling. Demonstrations began on Saturday, but Sunday's gathering saw a lower attendance. According to Reuters, by Monday afternoon, thousands, between 2,000 - 3,000, had returned to voice their concerns. 52-year-old tribal elder Tahar Fadl al-Mawla spoke at the helm of the sit-in outside of the Presidential palace saying, "The civilian government has failed. We want a government of soldiers to protect the transition." Alongside a 65-year-old Ahman Jumaa who claimed to have traveled more than 900 kilometers (570 miles) from Southern region Nyala to show his support.

Protesters are demanding the appointment of a new cabinet that is "more representative of the people who participated in the December 2019 revolution that eventually led to the ousting of former president Omar al-Bashir", Al Jazeera reported from Sudan. Protesters headed towards the Presidential Palace, where an emergency cabinet meeting was being held when they were met by police forces.

Pro-civilian political parties have plans for their own demonstration on Thursday, the anniversary of the 1964 revolution that overthrew Sudan's first military regime under Ibrahim Abboud and brought in a period of democracy that the country still struggles to uphold.


Sudanese Twitter users shared their thoughts online, with many drawing similarities between the current unrest and other political crises the nation has faced.


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