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Namibia's Car Cemetery [Gallery]

Besides raising money for under privileged children in South Africa, crew-members of the Put Foot Rally this year stumbled upon a car cemetery, featured classic faros and mercedes-benz's.

It 's not everyday you stumble across classic Fargo trucks and Mercedes-Benz vehicles, especially in Southern Africa, so you can only imagine the excitement felt by the crew-members of the Put Foot Rally 2013. The Put Foot Foundation organizes a rally every year to support underprivileged South African children with brand new 100% leather shoes. Consisting of 40 crews, each team travels through five countries within Southern Africa in 18 days. While going through the rally, crew member Tyson Jopson found this graveyard of rustic cars. From the photographs, one can see that each car provides a different aesthetic to the scenery. These cars may have received much mileage in their time, but are now left in Namibia to rest.

Interview

Interview: Mau From Nowhere Reinvents Himself

The Kenyan artist goes soul-searching with his new MFN EP.

Movement is the crux of mau from nowhere's music—the hip-hop and afropop undertones that dominate his work present a well-traveled artist.

Born in Kenya, Mau spent his life oscillating between the East African nation and England, followed by a short stint spent furthering his studies in New York. In a full-circle moment, mau uprooted his life in the big apple amidst the madness pandemic and made the move to Nairobi.

Listening to the MFN EP feels like diving head first into a pool of Mau's consciousness. He once spoke about the conflict between telling his fans to share their grief while withholding his own, but his latest offering MFN is far from stoic. The project marks his evolution from Kamau Wainana, the soft spoken kid with loud ambitions to mau from nowhere, a trailblazer defining music within 'Nu Nairobi.' As he gets less attached to being defined by a certain space, it's entrancing to watch him find comfort in his craft instead.

In this interview below, we demystify the man behind the music by discussing love, growth, disappointment and the recurrent themes of familial and romantic relationships.

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity.

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