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MHD Has Reportedly Been Arrested In Connection with a Gang Related Murder in Paris

French police have brought the afro trap rapper in for questioning as part of their investigation into the death of a 23-year-old man who was killed last year.

French rapper MHD has reportedly been arrested yesterday in connection with a gang related murder in Paris, French publication Le Point reports.


French police are currently conducting an investigation into the death of Loïc K—a 23-year-old man who was brutally attacked by a dozen people in July 2018. The incident took place on the corner of Saint-Maur and Tesson in the 10th arrondissement of Paris and was recorded on a mobile phone, Le Point adds.

Police have determined that MHD was present at the scene of the murder, but they have yet to determine his role in the death of Loïc K.

MHD was due to perform in Europe this week, with shows lined up in Amsterdam, Luxembourg and Cologne, Germany.

His Instagram page was also scrubbed this week—leaving only one photo that was posted 3 days ago.

Stay tuned for updates—and revisit our November 2018 interview with him here.

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Reekado Banks Recalls The Carnage of The #EndSARS Protests In Single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

The Nigerian singer pays his respects to those lost during last year's #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Reekado Banks is back with a track that is as socially important as it is a banger. It seems fitting for the singer's first solo release of the year to be a tribute to his fellow countrypeople fighting for a country that they all wish to live in. The 27-year-old Afrobeats crooner has returned with endearing track 'Ozumba Mbadiwe', honoring the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests that saw the Nigerian government authorize an onslaught of attacks on Nigerian citizens for their anti-government demonstrations.

The protests took the world by storm, additionally because the Nigerian government insists that none of the police brutality happened. In an attempt to gaslight the globe, Nigerian officials have come out to hoards to deny any and all accusations of unlawfully killing peaceful protesters. Banks mentions the absurd denials in the track, singing "October 20, 2020 something happened with the government, they think say we forget," in the second verse. Reekado's reflective lyrics blend smoothly and are supported by the upbeat, effortless Afrobeat rhythm.

In another reflective shoutout to his home, 'Ozumba Mbadiwe' is named after a popular expressway on Lagos Island that leads to the infamous Lekki Toll Gate where protesters were shot at, traumatized, and murdered. Although packed with conscious references, the P.Priime produced track is a perfect amalgamation of the talents that Reekado Banks has to offer; a wispy opening verse, a hook to kill, and an ethereal aura to mark this as a song as a hit. On "Ozumba Mbadiwe," all the elements align for Reekado's signature unsinkable sound to take flight.

Check out Reekado Bank's lyric video for his single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

Reekado Banks - Ozumba Mbadiwe (Lyric Video) www.youtube.com

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