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Olamide Drops the Official Video for His Latest Single 'Poverty Die'

The artist commands poverty to die in the new music video for his prayerful single.

Olamide shares the official music video for his ultra-catchy prayer warrior single "Poverty Die."

After sharing an animated video upon the song's initial release, the Nigerian rapper and singer is back with a second black-and-white visual that sees him commanding poverty to die once again.

It opens with the artist draped in white, praying for poverty's downfall alongside Nigerian actress Eniola Badmus, comedian Woli Arole and others before he heads to a classroom of students dressed in all-black with skeleton ski-masks. The two shots make for a striking visual contrast, but it's clear that everyone is united by one single mission: to put an end to poverty.

They appear to have succeeded by the end of the video, as Olamide reemerges in color and is surrounded by heaps of cash.

Check out the Unlimited L.A-directed music video below.

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Watch Olamide's New Music Video for 'Oil & Gas'

Olamide asks Nigeria's billionaires to share in their wealth on his latest track.

Olamide is back with the video for his latest single "Oil & Gas."

On the song, the Nigerian rapper asks some of the country's billionaire's to share in their immense wealth, so others can help them spend it—they'll never be able to spend it all by themselves after all. He name drops some of the country's richest men like Tony Elumelu and Femi Otedola on the Pheelz-produced. With its rapid beat, the song is an easy one to hit the zanku to.

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Listen to Olamide's Catchy New Single 'Oil & Gas'

Olamide just gave us another track to hit the zanku to.

Following the release of the low-tempo groove "Spirit" last month, Olamide is back with a new track,"Oil & Gas."

On the song, produced by frequent collaborator Pheelz, the rapper becomes the latest to name-drop Nigerian billionaires and oil magnates mentioning wealth men like Femi Otedola and Tony Elemulu and asking them to share some of their wealth with him, because, truly, they'll never be able to spend it all on their own.

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Blitz the Ambassador Named 2020 Guggenheim Fellow

The Ghanaian artist and filmmaker is among 175 "individuals who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts."

Ghanaian filmmaker Blitz Bazawule, also known as Blitz the Ambassador has been named a 2020 Guggenheim fellow.

The musician, artist and director behind he critically acclaimed film The Burial of Kojo, announced the news via social media on Thursday, writing: "Super excited to announce I've been awarded the Guggenheim 2020 Fellowship. Truly grateful and inspired."

He is among 175 scholars, "appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants in the Foundation's ninety-sixth competition," says the Guggenheim.

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6 South African Podcasts to Listen to During the Lockdown

Here are six South African podcasts worth listening to.

South Africa has been on lockdown for almost two weeks as a measure to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and it looks like the period might just get extended. If you are one of those whose work can't be done from home, then you must have a lot of time in your hands. Below, we recommend six South African podcasts you can occupy yourself with and get empowered, entertained and informed.


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