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The Lijadu Sisters Bring Us Mystical Wisdom In Okayafrica TV’s New Series, ‘Lijadu Lessons’ Parts 3 & 4

The Lijadu Sisters bring us mystical wisdom in Parts III and IV of Okayafrica TV's new series, 'Lijadu Lessons.'

We had no idea what we were in for when we met up with the Lijadu Sisters at their home in the Bronx. We thought we'd be interviewing the twin Nigerian songstresses about their rise to fame in the groovy 70's (alongside their cousin, Fela Kuti). We didn't realize that we'd actually climbed the proverbial mountain, and had encountered at the top a two-headed, four-armed, twin oracle dispensing endless wisdom. In each “Lijadu Lesson," identical twins Taiwo and Kehinde confer their mystical intelligence to enrich the world's seekers.


In Parts III and IV of the eight part series on Okayafrica TV, the sisters bring us mystical thoughts on the guiding influence of their mother, writing timeless songs, and responding to adversity.

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Producer: Allison Swank

Videographers:

Jake Remington, and Lance Steagall

(Collabo!)

Editor: Lance Steagall

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The 10 Best HHP Songs Ranked

On the second anniversary of HHP's passing, we rank 10 of the South African hip-hop legend's best songs.

Jabulani Tsambo, popularly known by his alias HHP, was a pivotal part of South African hip-hop. Renowned for trailblazing the motswako sub-genre in the early 2000s, the rapper sadly passed away on October 24th, 2018 after a long and much publicised bout with depression.

During his active years, which span two decades (from 1997 to 2018), he was instrumental in breaking barriers and bridging the gap between kwaito and hip-hop in SA, from the late 90s to early 2000s.

He became a household name in the 2000s as he spearheaded the motswako movement, propelling it to the mainstream and solidifying his legendary status in the process.

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