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Kobi Jonz' New Afro-Dancehall Jam Will Soundtrack Your Weekend

We premiere the new music video for "Anticipitation."

Rising Nigerian artist Kobi Jonz rolls through with a new video from his debut EP, Xylem.

His new single, "Anticipation," is a highly-addictive and well-crafted afro-dancehall tune that pairs smooth synthesizer stabs with Kobi's story of lovers who "are apart but not far at heart," as he mentions.

The song was produced by Yoshii and Joseph Appeah. It's new clip follows Kobi and a group of girls to a high-rise condo and pool.

Watch our premiere of the music video for "Anticipation" below and grab it on Kobi's Xylem EP, which is available now.

You're gonna have this one on repeat.


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Cameroon Holds Vigil to Remember Children Killed in School Attack

Residents in Kumba paid their respects to the seven lives lost, and those injured during the attack over the weekend.

In the latest tragedy to come from Cameroon's historically violent clash between Anglo and Francophone citizens, seven children were murdered after attackers stormed a school with guns and machetes over the weekend.

In what has been deemed as the "darkest and saddest day," by Bishop Agapitus Nfon of Kumba, armed attackers stormed the Mother Francisca International Bilingual Academy, targeting students aged 9 to 12. The tragic event saw dozens of children injured, some critically.

The attack has shocked the nation, with both local and international agencies condemning the horrible offense. On Monday, Cameroonian President Paul Biya denounced the "horrific murder" of the school children, and alluded to the "appropriate measures" being taken in order to bring justice to the families of the victims. Prime Minister Dion Ngute Joseph shared his condolences via a tweet saying, "I bow before the memory of these innocent kids."

The Cameroonian presidency and governing body have blamed Anglophone 'separatists' for the attack, though the group claims no part in the attack.

Human rights groups, however, have blamed both opposing parties, as the conflict has led to the death of over 3,000 deaths and resulted in more than 700,000 Cameroonians fleeing their homes and the country.

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Soul artist Velemseni's music reflects Eswatini culture and aesthetics. "The Kingdom of Eswatini is a magical and mysterious place, and my music aims to interpret and document that mystique, drawing from genres like Swazi gospel, soul, African soul, cinematic and traditional music," says the artist.