Baloji x L'Orchestre De La Katuba x Kuku 'Buy Africa'

Downlaod Baloji's track for the upcoming RED HOT + FELA album, featuring multiple remakes of classic Fela Kuti tracks.

We already let you know that the upcoming RED HOT + FELA album is one to keep an eye out for. The release will feature thirteen remakes of Fela Kuti songs by an all-star roster featuring Tony Allen?uestloveTune-YardsAngelique Kidjo TV On The Radio members, NnekaSpoek MathamboJust A BandZaki Ibrahim, and more. For now, download the recently available "Buy Africa" from Congolese rapper Baloji alongside L'Orchestre De La Katuba and Kuku below. For more from the release, check out the previously featured "Lady" and look out for RED HOT + FELA dropping Oct 15 in the UK.

>>>Download: Baloji x L'Orchestre De La Katuba x Kuku 'Buy Africa'


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Commonwealth Short Story Prize Announces 2021 Shortlist

Moso Sematlane, Rémy Ngamije, Ola W. Halim, Vincent Anioke and Franklyn Usouwa are the African writers on the shortlist for this year's Commonwealth Short Story Prize.

This year's shortlist for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize has recently been announced. The annual prize, which was launched by the Commonwealth Foundation in 2012, selects 25 writers from five regions of the Commonwealth: Africa, Asia, Canada & Europe, the Caribbean as well as the Pacific. Thereafter, a winner is selected from each region with the overall winner taking home a grand prize of 5000 British Pounds. The prize is the most popular literary prize for short stories after the Ako Caine Prize.

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