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Kae Sun 'Weh Weh'

Stream Kae Sun's gospel-inspired "Weh Weh" and catch him live this Friday at The Apollo Theater's Africa Now! with Chop And Quence 'The Fela Band.'


Kae Sun crafts another masterful folk-soul-electronic blend in "Weh-Weh," the latest track he's shared from one of our favorite albums of last year Afriyie. "Weh Weh" is a gospel-inspired tune featuring call-and-response group vocals and backed by a massive rumbling bass. If you're in NYC, make sure to catch Kae Sun live alongside Chop And Quench 'The Fela Band' as part of The Apollo Theater’s Africa Now! this Friday, flyer below. Stream "Weh Weh" below.

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10 African Films That Deal With Protest Culture & History

African countries have a long history of protests and demonstrations against forces of oppression, and this has been represented significantly in cinema.

Around the world, Nigerians in the diaspora have picked up the mantle of protesting peacefully against police brutality and violence. These gatherings are a direct extension of the nationwide protests that were brought to a tragic halt in Lagos after soldiers of the Nigerian army fired guns at peaceful protesters at the Lekki tollgate venue.

African countries have a long history of protests and demonstrations against forces of oppression and this has been represented significantly in cinema. This list, while not an exhaustive one, attempts to contextualize this rich cinematic history, tracing the complex and diverse ways that protest culture have been reflected in African film. From influential classics that are now considered required viewing to fascinating portraits of individual resistance, these films are proof that the struggle continues, regardless.

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