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Canadian-Ghanaian 'Poetronica' Artist Ian Keteku's Dark Video For 'Lumumba'

Watch the provocative music video for 'Lumumba' from Canadian-Ghanaian 'poetronica' artist Ian Keteku's 'Love & Lumumba' LP.


A little over a month after sharing the lead single and accompanying music video from his sophomore LP Love and Lumumba, Canadian-Ghanaian self-coined 'poetronica' artist Ian Keteku drops the music video for the album's title track. Paired with a description that aptly reads, "The proverbial battle between The System and The Revolution - the struggle continues," the video, which Keteku was writer/director/performer for, shows a series of intense boxing matches that culminate in a shocking act of violence. The song itself, produced by Ottawa-based Driftnote, is considered by Keteku to be "a war cry honouring the fallen fighters of freedom and a revolutionary call to action of the heart." With its at times frantic, at others calm mix of pounding drums and running electronics, the Patrice Lumumba-referencing track powerfully comes to life in this colorfully disturbing video. Watch the music video for "Lumumba" and listen to the song below. Love & Lumumba is available via Nocturne Records and on Bandcamp.

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Burna Boy's 'Destiny' has been featured on the US presidential inauguration playlist which will usher into office President-elect, Joe Biden, and Vice President-elect, Kamala Harris.

Burna Boy's "Destiny" has reportedly been included in the US presidential inauguration playlist. The international Nigerian artist is the only African that features on the 46-track playlist which will usher in the 46th President of the United States of America, Joe Biden and his Vice President, Kamala Harris. The playlist was produced in partnership with Insecure creator Issa Rae's music label, Raedio. The playlist comes ahead of the inauguration ceremony which will be taking place later this evening. Burna Boy also featured on former President Barack Obama's Summer playlist in 2020.

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