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Mo Kolours 'Mike Black' + Debut LP Trailer

Stream singer/percussionist Mo Kolours' inventive pairing of Mauritian percussion and gloomy UK sounds.


Anglo-Mauritian pop experimentalist Mo Kolours, a longtime site favorite, has always been conscious of his Indian Ocean background, injecting sega-inspired rhythms into his numerous productions. In "Mike Black," the lead-single off Mo Kolours' upcoming self-titled debut LP, the artist takes a step away from his previous left-of-field beats towards a gloomier, UK-crooner sound. The result is an inventive, somber composition backed by Mauritian percussion. Mo Kolours is up for pre-order now and will be out March 24 via One Handed Music. Stream "Mike Black"  and watch the album's video trailer below.

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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