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Today in Transracial News: Luvvie Ajayi Unearths New Tale of Rachel Dolezal's Foolishness

In a series of Tweets, Luvvie Ajayi reveals even more ridiculous news about the transracial con artist.

I really wish Rachel Dolezal would just go hide under a rock somewhere and free me from ever having to write or think about her again, but sadly, that's not looking like it's going to occur anytime soon, so here we are.


If you haven't already heard, yesterday it was reported that she legally changed her name to Nkechi Amare Diallo—a random half Igbo half Fulani moniker that she has absolutely no business calling herself.

Apparently, that wasn't enough madness for this week. We weren't even given a full 24 hours before being slapped in the face with more of her transracial foolishness.

Today, the always-real Luvvie Ajayi, unearthed some more news about delusional Dolezal, that she received from one of Dolezal's former colleagues, and it's just as mind-blowingly insane as you'd expect.

At this point, I'm just here for the laughs, because I honestly can't deal.

Read the story via Ajayi's Twitter below, sadly it looks like there's even more on this coming soon.

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7 Gengetone Acts You Need to Check Out

The streets speak gengetone: Kenya's gengetone sound is reverberating across East Africa and the world, get to know its main purveyors.

Sailors' "Wamlambez!"Wamlambez!" which roughly translates to "those who lick," is the cry the reverberated round the world, pushing the gengetone sound to the global stage. The response "wamnyonyez" roughly translates to "those who suck" and that should tell you all you need to know about the genre.

Known for its lewd lyrics and repetitive (often call and response) hooks, gengetone makes no apologies for belonging to the streets. First of all, most artists that create gengetone are grouped into bands with a few outliers like Zzero Sufuri riding solo. The songs themselves often feature a multiplicity of voices with screams and crowds coming through as ad libs, adding to this idea that this is definitely "outside" music.

Listening to Odi wa Muranga play with his vocal on the track "Thao" it's easy to think that this is the first, but gengetone fits snuggly in a history of sheng rap based on the kapuka style beat. Kapuka is onomatopoeically named, the beats have that repetitive drum-hat-drum skip that sounds like pu-ka-pu-ka-pu. Artists like Nonini were asking women to come over using this riff long before Ochungulo family told them to stay home if they aren't willing to give it up.

Here's seven gengetone groups worth listening to.

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