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Kelela Covered Sade's 'Like a Tattoo' and It's the Smoothest Thing We've Heard All Week

Kelela dropped by BBC 1 Radio last night for an incredibly stripped-down set.

Kelela is having a moment.


The Ethiopian-American singer dropped her much-anticipated album Take Me Apart last week, and she's the current Fader cover star. In her cover story, the singer spoke candidly about how black artists aren't afforded the same space to fail as their white counterparts—as you can see, this woman speaks the truth.

Last night the artists made an appearance on BBC Radio 1's "Piano Sessions," where she delivered a sultry cover of Sade's 1992 song "Like a Tattoo" from her acclaimed album Love Deluxe. Kelela certainly does the track justice.

Watch her performance below, and check out our full Take Me Apart album review.


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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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Sho Madjozi Drops New Upbeat Mixtape 'What A Life'

Sho Madjozi drops her latest mixtape 'What A Life' featuring Manu WorldStar, Dr Thomas Chauke, Makhadzi and many more.