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Kid Tini Shares Fitting Visuals for His Single ‘Amen’ Featuring Sbahle

Watch the new visuals for Kid Tini and Sbahle's single 'Amen', an uplifting song about hope and survival.

In his single, "Amen", released in September, Kid Tini is preaching. The lyricist muses about the evils of the world, but is quick to preach hope. He raps on the bridge:

"At times I just can't, help but wonder why this world can get so cold/ Why the good can die so young, while the evil grow so old/ And the truth remains untold but there's a twist lo and behold/ We will rise and we will conquer, even if it takes a toll and that's on God"

That's before Sbahle busts into song followed by church keys and a pitched vocal sample, the work of two masters—producers Tweezy and Kreazoe, who work closely with Ambitiouz Entertainment. Sbahle is signed to Umuthi Records, a label owned by the duo Blaq Diamond, who are themselves signed to Ambitiouz Entertainment.

"Amen" is a song about hope and the tenacity that's required for one to find their way in life. The song's recently-released music video tells the story of survival. Two women are betrayed by their friend who sells them traffickers.

Tini plays the two women's saviour as he manages to free them from their kidnappers, but the price could be his own life.

"Amen" is the latest single from the Ambitiouz Entertainment signee, and it will appear in his upcoming debut album The Second Coming, his first full-length release with the label and one which has been getting teased for what seems like an eternity. If "Amen" is anything to go by, then fans are in for a treat with Second Coming.

Watch the music video for "Amen" and stream the song on Apple Music and Spotify.

Kid Tini - Amen Ft Sbahle (Official Music video) youtu.be

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Sudan Declares State of Emergency, As Military Dissolves Transitional Government

As the North African country edged closer to democracy, Sudan's military has seized power.

Sudan's military has seized power over the North African country, arresting multiple civilian leaders, including the current Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok. The power-sharing, unstable coalition, called the Sovereign Council, was created as a transitional government after the fall of dictator Omar al-Bashir in 2019, in an attempt to move towards a democratic Sudan.

The Sudanese public has been split in recent weeks as groups protested for a military-run state, while others pushed for a civilian lead, democratic nation. Last week, the Prime Minister vocalized his plans towards a full transition to civilian rule, and his plans to have that body in place by November 17, echoing the voices of thousands of Sudanese demonstrators who showed up in hoards to demand that the promise of Sudan's pro-democracy movement be honored. But on Monday the PM and multiple government ministers and officials were placed under arrest, resulting in Sudan's top general's declaring State of Emergency.

General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said in a televised statement, "To rectify the revolution's course, we have decided to declare a state of emergency nationwide… dissolve the transitional sovereign council, and dissolve the cabinet." His statement came as soldiers fired live rounds at anti-military protestors, outside of the army headquarters in the capital.

Internet services were cut across the country around dawn and the main roads and bridges into Khartoum shut, before soldiers stormed the headquarters of Sudan's state broadcaster in the capital's twin city of Omdurman, the ministry said. After months of rising tensions in the country, army and paramilitary troops have been deployed across the capital city, Khartoum, with the airports and internet access being shut down. As a result of the coup, hundreds of protestors have taken to the streets, demanding the return of a civilian ruled and the transitional government, the BBC reports.

Demonstrators have spread to a number of Sudanese cities including Atbara, Wad Madani, and Port Sudan, and more are expected to attend the call for action. "We will not leave the streets until the civilian government is back and the transition is back," protest attendee Sawsan Bashir told AFP. While demonstrator Haitham Mohamed says, "We are ready to give our lives for the democratic transition in Sudan."

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