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Ibeyi Share New Ballad 'Ghosts'

French-Cuban twin sister duo Ibeyi share the new piano ballad "Ghosts," off their upcoming XL Recordings debut.


On the heels of the release of their debut LP on XL Recordings, French-Cuban twin sister duo Ibeyi share the latest taste off the album with "Ghosts" — a meditative ballad built on lush piano chords & booming cajón percussion. The track recently premiered on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show as one of his "Hottest Records In The World." After the stream, Lowe speaks to Ibeyi sister Lisa-Kainde Diaz about the highly intimate setting for the album's recording sessions and their upcoming North American tour dates. Listen to "Ghosts" below, Ibeyi is due February 17 on XL and is up for pre-order now oniTunes/Amazon UK/XL US Store.

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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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