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Watch Kwesta, Elandré and Refentse Cover ‘Old Town Road’

Watch a South African cover of 'Old Town Road.'

It was bound to happen sooner or later. Lil Nas X's anomalous hit "Old Town Road" just got a South African cover. One of the country's finest rappers Kwesta joins his pop and folk Sony Music Africa label mates Refentse and Elandré for a rendition of the viral hit.


"Old Town Road" is one of those songs where every artist just wants in, be it through a remix or a fan video (in the case of Kim Kardashian West and her young one).

South Africans like things, and it was only a matter of time till our artists (or labels) wanted to capitalize on the trending song.

Watch the performance of the "Old Town Road" cover by Kwesta, Refentse and Elandré below:

Lil Nas X - Old Town Road [COVER ft. Kwesta, Elandré & Refentse] www.youtube.com

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Kenyan Court Interdicts President Uhuru Kenyatta's Move To Change The Constitution

President Uhuru Kenyatta has reportedly been blocked from altering Kenya's Constitution as his second five year term nears an end. The attempt has been viewed as a power move to stagger Deputy President William Ruto's 2022 presidential plans.

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been halted from enacting a complete overturn of the country's constitution. Deemed an unconstitutional move, the High Court of Kenya reportedly blocked the President this past Thursday in parliament, during a gathering where the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) review took place. The referendum proposes the largest government structural changes since Kenya adopted a new constitution in 2010. Kenyatta reportedly bypassed the provision reserved for the inclusion of citizens in the decision to pass BBI as official law, making the process illegitimate.

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