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Rexxie and Kel-P Set to Go Head-To-Head in 'Battle of Hits'

Two of Nigeria's biggest producers are set to face off on Instagram Live in a 'Battle of Hits' you won't want to miss out on.

Rexxie and Kel-P, two of Nigeria's biggest producers, are set to face off in a "Battle of Hits" on Instagram Live today at 10 PM (WAT).

This will be the third instalment of the "Battle of Hits" after Sarz and Shizzi as well as Pheelz and Masterkraft.


With the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases on the African continent standing at just over 7000 with at least 290 reported deaths, it's highly likely that the majority of us will continue to remain hauled up in our homes for some time.

READ: These are the 50 African Countries That Have Reported Cases of Coronavirus

However, as more and more artists are settling into the idea of connecting with their audience online and more especially through social media, music lovers have front row seats to some of the dopest digital musical concerts. We've already seen YouTube's "Stay at Home #WithMe" concert a few days ago and artists such as Berita, DJ Black Coffee and many others, showcasing their talent.

The showdown between Rexxie and Kel-P promises to be spectacular. You simply cannot afford to miss it.

Rexxie is known for having produced work for Naira Marley, Sarkodie and Zlatan among several others, while Kel-P produced Burna Boy's grammy-nominated African Giant album in addition to working with Wizkid. He's also set to collaborate with Future on an upcoming project.

Check out our recent interview with Kel-P where the Nigerian speaks about working with Burna Boy, his current projects and what the future holds for him.

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Former President of Botswana Ian Khama Condemns Zimbabwean Government

Former Botswana President Ian Khama has condemned Zimbabwe's government and joined solidarity with #ZimbabweanLivesMatter.

Former President of Botswana, Ian Khama, has condemned Zimabwe's Zanu PF-led regime in a voice recording broadcasted by eNCA. Khama, known for being outspoken, has critiqued Zimbabwe's violent treatment of journalists and civilians. He voiced out concerns about alleged recent human rights violations which Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa continues to deny. The voice recording follows after southern African states' representatives hosted a webinar to critically discuss political affairs in the region.

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J Molley Enlists Costa Titch and Yanga Chief in New Single 'Ang'na Stress' From Upcoming Mixtape

Listen to J Molley's new single 'Ang'na Stress' featuring Costa Titch and Yanga Chief.

In his new single, J Molley expands his scope as he collaborates with artists one wouldn't have predicted. Yanga Chief and Costa Titch spread their sauce on "Ang'na Stress", rapping and singing mostly in South African indigenous languages IsiZulu and IsiXhosa alongside J Molley's English raps.

"Ang'na Stress" is catchy and has mass appeal, it should get decent spins on radio. The song will appear on J Molley's upcoming mixtape All Is Fair In Love & War. The project is the hip-hop artist's first mixtape, and will be a follow-up to his EPs, Dreams Money Can Buy (2017) and Leader of the Wave, a Playlist by J Molley (2018).

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Somali President Replaces Former Prime Minister Ahead of Elections

President Mohamed Abduallahi Mohamed has announced Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble as Somalia's new prime minister ahead of upcoming elections.

President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, also known as Farmaajo, has reportedly announced new prime minister, Hussein Roble. This news comes after the ousting of former prime minister Hassan Ali Khaire in July for allegedly not supporting the upcoming elections in 2021. Farmaajo's Deputy Chief of Staff shared the announcement on Twitter hours after reaching a final agreement with regional leaders in Mogadishu.

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