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DJ Umb's Arabtronix Mixtapes

Download two mixtaps of electronic North African cuts from DJ Umb's 'Arabtronix."


Here's two infectious North African & Middle Eastern electro mixtapes from Generation Bass' DJ Umb — who crafted the recent exclusive ZoukHinA Bass mix for us. Arabtronix Volume 1 and Volume encompass a "fusion of Middle Eastern sounds with Western beats" from the likes of SAiNTZee Reach, DebruitAcid Arab. Stream and download both mixes below.

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10 African Films That Deal With Protest Culture & History

African countries have a long history of protests and demonstrations against forces of oppression, and this has been represented significantly in cinema.

Around the world, Nigerians in the diaspora have picked up the mantle of protesting peacefully against police brutality and violence. These gatherings are a direct extension of the nationwide protests that were brought to a tragic halt in Lagos after soldiers of the Nigerian army fired guns at peaceful protesters at the Lekki tollgate venue.

African countries have a long history of protests and demonstrations against forces of oppression and this has been represented significantly in cinema. This list, while not an exhaustive one, attempts to contextualize this rich cinematic history, tracing the complex and diverse ways that protest culture have been reflected in African film. From influential classics that are now considered required viewing to fascinating portraits of individual resistance, these films are proof that the struggle continues, regardless.

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