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Rachel Dolezal Gives Herself 'West African' Name, Black People Still Won't Claim Her

In yet another attempt to affirm her "blackness," transracial troll aka, Rachel Dolezal, has legally given herself a "West African" name.

Rachel Dolezal is officially the troll of the century.


Since she can't seem to go a week without doing or saying something completely out of fucking pocket, the transracial advocate decided to grant herself a new name.

According to Daily Mail, she has legally changed her name to  Nkechi Amare Diallo.

That is correct. The counterfeit black woman has now adopted a counterfeit "West African" name, which she seems to have picked out from a book entitled "How to Fail at Life and Get Black People to Never Fuck With You."

Nkechi is an Igbo name short for Nkechinyere that means "gift of God," which given its meaning, is clearly not the name that God intended for her.

Diallo, is a Fulani surname, meaning "bold"—which, I guess I'll let her have considering how damn brave this woman is to think she can just adopt whichever "Pan-West African" name she pleases.

She is currently being "bodied" by folks on Twitter, because that's what her ass gets.

I don't know how many different ways black people can tell this woman that she WILL NEVER PROSPER. But, who knows, maybe if we say it in Igbo or Fulani, homegirl will understand.

 

Interview

Kofi Jamar Switches Lanes In 'Appetite for Destruction'

The Ghanaian rapper and "Ekorso" hitmaker presents a different sound in his latest EP.

The drill scene in Ghana has been making waves across the continent for some time now. If you're hip to what a crop of young and hungry artists from the city of Kumasi in Ghana and beyond have been doing over the past year, then you already know about rapper Kofi Jamar.

Towards the end of November last year he dropped one of the biggest drill songs to emerge from Ghana's buzzing drill scene, the popular street anthem "Ekorso." In the December and January that followed, "Ekorso" was the song on everyone's lips, the hip-hop song that took over the season, with even the likes of Wizkid spotted vibing to the tune.

Currently sitting at over 10 million streams across digital streaming platforms, the song topped charts, even breaking records in the process. "Ekorso" maintained the number one spot on Apple Music's Hip-Hop/Rap: Ghana chart for two months uninterrupted, a first in the history of the chart. It also had a good stint at number one of the Ghana Top 100 chart as well, among several other accolades.

Even though he's the creator of what could be the biggest song of Ghana's drill movement till date, Kofi Jamar doesn't plan on replicating his past music or his past moves. He has just issued his second EP, a 6-track project titled Appetite for Destruction, and it would surprise you to know that there isn't a single drill song on it. Although drill played a huge role in his meteoric rise, he wants to be known as way more than just a drill rapper. He wants to be known as a complete and versatile artist, unafraid to engage in any genre — and he even looks forward to creating his own genre of music during the course of his career.

We spoke to Kofi Jamar about his latest EP, and he tells us about working with Teni, why he's gravitating away from drill to a new sound, and more. Check out our conversation below.

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