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The Questionable Song Choices Of The 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' Trailers

We vent about the unfortunate song choices used in the Nelson Mandela movie trailer for "Long Walk To Freedom"


When last we caught glimpse of Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela we were left feeling a bit uneasy, an unexcitement that might perhaps be attributed to the use of a now irrelevant stadium anthem from K'naan. That was all back in August, and just as we were beginning to forget about Weinstein & Co.'s cinematic ode to Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom a new trailer has popped up to make us ask "who is soundtracking this movie?" This time around we were almost getting into it. That is, until the familiar vocals of U2's famous frontman come into play in a show of Oscar-baiting material through and through. "Ordinary Love" is a phony kind of epic, momentous-sounding strictly for the sake of awards season. Two trailers in and it seems this movie is disregarding the rich musical history of the movement. Watch the inappropriately soundtracked trailers below.

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James BKS Drops New Single 'No Unga Bunga' & Accompanying Visuals

French-born Cameroonian producer James BKS drops 'No Unga Bunga' and its music video. The new track, featuring The New Breed Gang, pays homage to the artist's late father and legendary musician, Manu Dibango.

French-born Cameroonian producer James BKS has recently released his latest single titled, "No Unga Bunga" as well as the accompanying music video. This is the artist's third track to be released under Idris Elba's record label, 7 Wallace, following the debut 2018 number, "Kwele". "No Unga Bunga", which features The New Breed Gang, also pays homage to the legacy of the artist's late father and legendary musician, Manu Dibango. The track is the official follow-up to "New Breed" which dropped last year and featured Q-Tip, Elba and Little Simz.
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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

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