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NYC: Dragons Of Zynth x Denitia & Sene At Highline Ballroom

Catch Ghanaian twins Aku and Akwetey's group Dragons of Zynth live at Highline Ballroom with denitia & sene.


Dragons of Zynth, the NYC indie/psych rock outfit fronted by Ghanaian twin brothers Aku and Akwetey, are prepping the follow-up to 2007's Coronation Thieves, which featured the likes of Karen O and David Byrne and was produced by TV On The Radio's David Sitek. Why's it taken them so long to record a followup? Well, among other things, they've been touring the world playing backup for Santigold and acting in HBO's Boardwalk Empire. DOZ will be playing their first show of the year at Highline Ballroom this coming Wednesday, Feb. 19 alongside Okayplayer favorites denitia & sene. Don't sleep on the show — all info in the flyer below— and while you wait, stream an unreleased DOZ track "Kim." Grab tickets here.

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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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