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Okmalumkoolkat Gets Remixed By Petite Noir, Sibot, Jumping Back Slash & More In 're:code H0' EP

Stream 're:code H0,' a remix EP of Okmalumkoolkat's 'Holy Oxygen' featuring Petite Noir, Sibot, Jumping Back Slash, salute, Wandl and more.


re:code H0 reboots the four striking tracks on Okmalumkoolkat‘s Holy Oxygen I EP from last fall into a collection of remixes by the noteworthy crew of Petite NoirSibotJumping Back SlashWandl and salute. While Holy Oxygen condensed the Durban-born, Johannesburg-based Okmalumkoolkat’s futuristic delivery and soundscape into a cohesive EP, re:code H0 covers a broader landscape that includes Jumping Back Slash's gqom rework of "iJusi," salute's 90s-influenced take on “Fancy Footwork,” Sibot's booming “Allblackblackkat” remix and Petite Noir's dubbed out interpretation of the title track. Stream the entire re:code H0 below and grab it through Bandcamp and iTunes from Affine Records.

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News of Kenneth David Kaunda's passing, at age 97, has reverberated across the globe. Kaunda, affectionately known as KK, was Zambia's first President from 1964 to 1991.

Following Nelson Mandela's passing in December 2013, Kenneth Kaunda became Africa's last standing hero. Now with his passing on Thursday, June 17 — after being admitted to the Maina Soko Military Hospital in Lusaka earlier in the week — this signals the end of Africa's liberation history chapter.

It is tempting to make saints out of the departed. The former Zambian struggle hero did many great things. He was, after all, one of the giants of the continent's struggle against colonialism. Ultimately however, he was a human being. And as with all humans, he lived a complicated and colourful life.

Here are six facts you might not have known about him.

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