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Que Drops New Single 'Night Vision' Featuring Karyendasoul & Nana Atta

Que, one half of the Distruction Boyz, has released a new gqom single 'Night Vision' ahead of his much-anticipated EP release.

Que, who is better known as the one half of the multi-award winning Gqom duo Distruction Boyz, has dropped his first single titled "Night Vision" featuring Karyendasoul and Nana Atta. The single comes ahead of his highly-anticipated solo debut EP We Don't Make the Same Gqom. The glom artist recently shared the news of his latest track via social media.


"Night Vision" has the signature hard beats and bass that gqom is popular for in addition to infectious vocals. The single is sure to have loyal fans of the genre salivating for more.

Thobani "Que" Mgobhozi is one half of the Distruction Boyz which took the South African music scene by storm back in 2018. The Durban duo made gqom popular in Johannesburg and started a wave of the new genre that didn't quite fit in with the roots of the established house scene. Que, along with teammate Zipho "Goldmax" Methembu, is considered one of the pioneers of the genre alongside gqom queen Babes Wodumo. With amapiano gaining even more popularity, one would have admittedly assumed that gqom is dead (or dying) but Que has been working on killer mixes which have been played in London and other European club scenes.

According to JournalistDJ, Distruction Boyz members Que and Goldmax are both dropping solo projects although it is not yet clear if they will ever release music as a duo again.

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A few weeks before Focalistic's hit single "Ke Star" is announced to have gone gold (it has since gone platinum), a large group of school kids gather around the driver seat of the rapper's sporty BMW. "I realised that people really love him during the shoot of the 'Ke Star' music video," a passer-by says. "It was wild."

Just like today. The same group, which has now grown bigger, waits outside the spot where Focalistic will sit down for an interview. They each want a picture with one of the country's most promising rappers. They have to wait until he's done answering our questions. Asked if he enjoys being mobbed by fans, he says, "It's not like I like it. But it's something you get used to and you understand it. It's love, it's never to irritate."

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The African Union Condemns Violence Against #EndSARS Protesters in Nigeria

The African Union Commission chairperson has (finally) condemned the deadly violence against protesters calling for an end to police brutality in Nigeria. However, many feel the body's declaration is a little too late.

EWN reports that the African Union (AU) Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has "strongly condemned the violence that erupted on 20 October 2020 during protests in Lagos, Nigeria that has resulted in multiple deaths and injuries." However, Mahamat's statement did not specifically denounce the actions of the security forces' actions. This past Tuesday, protesters calling for the disbandment of the infamous and an end to police brutality, were shot at by security forces at Lekki Toll Gate. The incident occurred shortly after an abrupt 24-hour curfew had been imposed by the State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the AU has called for all involved "political and social actors to reject the use of violence and respect human rights and the rule of law" and recommended that they "privilege dialogue".
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How Technology Is Playing a Crucial Role in the #EndSARS Protests

Young people in Nigeria have successfully managed to use technological innovations to organize and make the #EndSARS protests run incredibly efficiently and easily. This moment will go down in history as a revolution that was birthed via technology.

It has been more than a week since young people in Nigeria took to the streets to demand that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, infamously known as SARS, be scrapped for good. Created in 1992, this police unit was originally set up to beat back armed robbery, the use of firearms and rising cases of kidnappings that grew in the late eighties. However, the unit went rogue, becoming more notorious for its savagery than actual crime-fighting. With a rap sheet ranging from profiling, harassment and assault to, in more extreme cases, slaughtering innocent citizens, these quasi-officers have unleashed terror on the nation for more than two decades.

Their victims are predominantly young Nigerians profiled on appearance—whether they drive exotic vehicles, use the latest gadgets, have their hair dyed or locked, or have piercings. In some cases, working in tech often gets conflated with financial fraud. For people who don't meet the absurd criteria, the mood of the officer can often become the difference between life and death.

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