Kae Sun 'Lead Loaded Letters'

Stream Kae Sun's the haunting & expansive "Lead Loaded Letters."

Toronto-based Ghanaian Kae Sun's "Lead Loaded Letters" builds patiently from a subdued guitar croon to an expansive & haunting group vocal outro layered with fuzz. "This is probably the most unrestricted song I've written about love, it says a lot about where i'm at when it comes to love and such," Kae Sun tells us about the track. "The crunchy guitar [in the outro] is actually a distorted bass that Josh (one of the producers who also sang back ups) played." Stream "Lead Loaded Letters," off highlight-of-the-year Afriyie LP, and watch Kae Sun's Okay Acoustic session below.

Photo: Kelenna Ogboso.

These Women Are Breaking Boundaries In Nigeria's Creative Spaces

We speak to five women about their work and contributions to Nigerian society & creative spaces, despite their patriarchal nature.

"African women in general need to know that it's ok for them to be the way they are–to see the way they are as a strength, and to be liberated from fear and from silence" —Wangarĩ Muta Maathai

These words prompt one to think about how terrible a job the media does in sharing the stories of African women. As journalists, our work is based on telling African stories, and the gap of female stories is a very apparent one that needs filling. It's important to have an environment that appreciates fearless and unapologetic women chasing their dreams and breaking the boundaries before them.

We caught up with Toketemu Ohwovoriole, a multimedia storyteller & journalist; Solis, a singer, songwriter, poet, & muse; Lauretta Yemoja, a beauty artist and rapper/singer; Tiwa Pearl, a dancer and creative; and Oyinkansola Dada, an art curator and founder of art gallery Polartics, to talk about their careers.

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