Video: Modenine’s “Rhyme Tight” Video + Mixtape

Modenine has been buzzing within the Nigerian hip hop scene for quite some time now. Some might remember the mixtape he put out last year over some DJ Premier beats (Modenine Over Premo, see link below). His newest video, “Rhyme Tight,” is a track off his Da Vinci Mode album. The track takes the classic Biggie line and flips it into a hook. Check the video above and the link to his mixtape below.

Download: Modenine - Modenine Over Premo

Photo credit should read SEYLLOU/AFP via Getty Images

Senegal Denies Release of Former Chadian President Hissène Habré

The Senegalese judicial government has refused to release Chad's imprisoned ex-president Hissène Habré on the alleged basis of his health concerns.

The Senegalese judiciary has refused former Chad president Hissène Habré's request to be released from prison. Habré faces life imprisonment for crimes against humanity including rape, kidnapping, slavery and executions. The decision by the Senegalese judiciary comes after the 79-year-old former statesman's lawyers reportedly filed for his release on the basis of health concerns.

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