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Okayafrica TV: Nigerian Superstar D'Banj Goes Global with Kanye

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G.O.O.D Music signee and Nigerian superstar D'Banj, known in his own country for such bangers as "Mr. Endowed" (for real), "Fall In Love", and "Oliver Twist", made his US debut at Irving Plaza on February 19th to a sold out room (and in a bedazzled silver dinner jacket - no undershirt necessary).

Okayafrica TV caught up with the highly animated pop star — along with his Nigerian label-mates Dr. Sid, Wande Coal, and younger bro K-Switch — to talk shop. Subjects included: Kanye West, Kanye West, the African Michael Jackson, building the pop bridge from Africa to the US, and being signed by Kanye West. With this cast of characters, we can't wait to watch the D'Banj race to the throne.

Shot by Myo Campbell, sound by Greg Scott.

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The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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