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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.

 

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Mdou Moctar Announces Debut Album 'Afrique Victime'

The album is a collaboration between Mdou, his band members and his rhythm guitarist Ahmoudou Madassane.

Matador Records has announced that the eagerly anticipated album Afrique Victime by Mdou Moctar will be released on May 21.

Afrique Victime is an unprecedented collaboration between Mdou, his band members, and Ahmoudou Madassane, who's been his rhythm guitarist since 2008. The album will present an effortless fusion of Saharan and rock music; melding guitar pyrotechnics, full-blast noise, and field recordings with poetic meditations.

You might have come across Mdou on Off White's "Imaginary TV" channel, who designer Virgil Abloh called, "one of my favorite musicians Rn."

Mdou's desert village Agadez, in rural Niger, is his source of inspiration. He attributes his artistic style to traditional Tuareg melodies and YouTube videos of Eddie Van Halen's six string techniques. Mdou has also worked on film projects. He wrote, produced, and starred in the first Tuareg language film: a remake of Purple Rain called Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai– which translates to "Rain The Color Of Blue With A Little Red In It." This earned him approval from his community and popularity across West Africa. This soon led to world tours and albums on the independent US label Sahel Sounds, including 2019's landmark Ilana: The Creator, which earned Mdou an international audience.

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