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Listen to Mzekezeke’s New Gqom Single ‘Nay Lento’ Featuring Siya Shezi

How does Mzekezeke sound over a gqom beat?

Mysterious kwaito star Mzekezeke has a new song titled "Nay Lento." Never one to get left behind with trends, the new song sees the artist ride a gqom beat with his gnarly high-pitched voice.


The rapper Siya Shezi makes an appearance with an eight-bar verse.

Mzekezeke used to own December in his prime in the early and mid-2000s, it's only a matter of time till we see if he can still do it in 2018.

To promote the song, Mzekezeke sat down with DJ Sbu (ahem) for an interview in his show on Massiv Metro last week. More about that here.

Stream/download "Nay Lento" here.


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Bobi Wine's Release Detailed in Latest Episode of 'The Messenger'

Trauma is the topic on the podcast's latest episode: "The Ballot or The Bullet."

The latest episode of The Messenger is something to behold.

Created by Sudanese-American rapper Bas, The Messenger throws the spotlight on the thunderous circumstances many African countries face, with a close focus on Ugandan politician Bobi Wine.

In his most recent traumatic experience, Wine and his wife Barbara Itungo Kyagulanyi were released from a nearly two-week military house arrest following the ruling of a Ugandan court. Keeping up with current events and circumstances that Wine finds himself in, the latest episode of the podcast recounts the traumatic events that led to Wine's very public abuse and eventual house arrest.

Upon his release, Wine spoke with The Messenger and had this to say, "I want to remind the world that we went in this election knowing how corrupt the staff of the electoral commission is. We saw this through the campaign and the world saw how much was oppressed, how biased and one sided the electoral commission was, and how much it was in the full grip of General Museveni. And therefore we are going to test every legal test, we shall take every legal test. We shall take every legal step. And indeed we shall take every moral and morally proactive, nonviolent, but legal and peaceful step to see that we liberate ourselves. The struggle has not ended. It is just beginning."

Listen to Episode 7 of The Messenger here.

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