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NYC: Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew X Talib Kweli X J. Pinder Live At LPR [5/28]


Our boys Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew will be opening for half-a-Black Star emcee Talib Kweli this Monday. Anto over at OKP sheds the details, grab your tickets now:

Perhaps in an attempt to honor the world's prisoners of conscience, Talib Kweli has chosen this Memorial Day as the starting point of his Prisoner of Conscious tour. Okayplayer is proud to join with Fusicology, Move Forward Music and Blacksmith in bringing you this momentous event, even as we stand by for an official release date for this much-anticipated album. Kweli will be joined by Seattle wordsmith J. Pinder, as well as okayafrica favorites Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew. Click here to buy your tickets for the show at Le Poisson Rouge on May 28. Tour dates below.

5/28 – New York, NY – Le Poisson Rouge

5/30 – Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop

5/31 – Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom

6/1 – Toronto, ON – Sound Academy

6/2 – Ann Arbor, MI – Blind Pig

6/3 – Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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