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This Kenyan Couple's $1 Wedding Is #RelationshipGoals

This young Kenyan couple put love first and had a $1 wedding ceremony.

All you need is love. If you're jaded and still need proof of this, then you need to hear the story of Wilson and Ann, a Kenyan couple who had a $1 wedding ceremony.


But how is that possible, you ask? Well, it really isn't, but the magical couple made it happen anyway, and we should all be taking notes.

The couple, who've been together for three years, have tried to plan a ceremony twice before, but were not able to come up on enough cash. On their third attempt, they decided they didn't need the pomp and circumstance after all, and instead opted for a casual ceremony at their church.

With their church's support, their only expenses were the $1 steel rings that they used as wedding bands.

"I believe money should not stop young people like us from getting married. If people love each other and want to marry they should," said the bride.

Folks on social media are inspired by the couples bravery, and they've  received numerous gifts even an all-expense paid honeymoon, BBC reports.

This story has our hearts all warm and fuzzy. Maybe love really is the answer after all.

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9 Black Electronic Musicians You Should Be Listening To

Featuring DJ Lag, Spellling, Nozinja, Klein, LSDXOXO and more.

We know that Black queer DJs from the Midwest are behind the creation of house and dance music. Yet, a look at the current electronic scene will find it terribly whitewashed and gentrified, with the current prominent acts spinning tracks sung by unnamed soulful singers from time to time. Like many art forms created by Black people all over the world, the industry hasn't paid homage to its pioneers, despite the obvious influence they have. Thankfully, the independent music scene is thriving with many Black acts inspired by their forefathers and mothers who are here to revolutionize electronic music. Here are a list of the ones you should check out:

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