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Cameroonian Singer Reniss Shares A Video Ode To Michael Jackson

New Bell Music signee Reniss shares her latest video for "Michael Jackson," a tribute to the king of pop featuring Jovi.


Reniss, a signee of standout Cameroonian independent label New Bell Music, shares her latest music video tribute to the king of pop in "Michael Jackson." The track features label head Jovi (who also takes on production duties under his alias Le Monstre) and kicks off with nod to 1980s Ivorian rap group R.A.S's "Agnagnan." Its accompanying Ndukong-directed visuals follows the Douala-based singer and her decked-out crew of dancers as they channel Michael and Janet Jackson's iconic moves and style. If you recall, Jackson himself sampled Cameroonian saxophonist Manu Dibango‘s mama-say/mama-sa/mama-ko-sa refrain in his 1983 single “Soul Makossa.” Watch the music video for Reniss' "Michael Jackson," featuring Jovi, below.

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How You Can Help Nigeria’s #EndSARS Protests

We round up some ways you can support the movement and its cause, no matter where you are in the world.

Widespread protests against Nigeria's notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) are becoming more of a revolution. The movement is an outcry from youths demanding a general reform of the country, majorly characterized by poor governance, with a focus on the harassment and assaults committed by SARS. The movement has been raging through the city of Lagos for the past three weeks, as protesters home and abroad have taken to the streets in masses to express their keen dissatisfaction.

Hashtags like #EndSARS, #EndPoliceBrutality, and #EndBadGovernanceInNigeria have brandished across all social media platforms to amplify the voices of the youth people fighting back. These hashtags have, in turn, gained traction with the help of celebrities like singers Rihanna, Demi Lovato, and Beyoncé, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and many others. Nigerian stars, Falz, Runtown, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, and many more also joined in the movement, as many of them took to the streets with placards.

To date, the peacefully protesting Nigerians' needs have not been met. With said needs not being satisfied as they demand justice for lives lost due to the brutal and corrupt practices of police officers.

We have rounded up some ways you can support this movement and its cause, no matter where you are in the world.

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