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Okayafrica TV: Baloji On Biggie And Congo's Tough Crowd

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Congolese via Belgium hip hop star Baloji sat down with Okayafrica TV on his recent visit to Brooklyn. He told us about the influence of the diaspora on his sound, why he hated Congolese music, and which legendary rapper helped him learn English. If you haven't peeped Baloji's artful music videos then you've been missing out! Watch them on his site here. Cop his latest album Kinshasa Succursale here.

Video shot by Myo Campbell, sound by Dominique Taylor and Steven Aguilar.

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AKA's Music Career Faces A Crisis Amidst Investigations Around Anele Tembe's Death

South African rapper AKA announced a cessation of all activities with Cruz Vodka. This, following the abuse allegations that have emerged during the investigations of his fiancée Anele Tembe's death.

South African rapper AKA, real name Kiernan Forbes, is reportedly in the process of brand evaluation. This, after the rapper publicly announced a temporary break regarding promotions with the New York-based vodka company, Cruz Vodka. The statement coincides with the ongoing investigations surrounding Anele Tembe's death, and a widely circulated video showing AKA allegedly attempting to break down a door to enter his fiancé's room.

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