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Runtown & Fekky's 'Unleash' Will Jump Start Your Week

Watch the new music video from the Nigerian Soundgod, featuring cameos from Shaun Ross and Adonis Bosso.

Runtown is back with the new visual for his latest single "Unleash," a collaboration with UK grime act Fekky.

The song, which is the Nigerian star's first single of 2018, lives in the similar downtempo sonic world of the previous hits like "Mad Over You" and "For Life." It sees Runtown linking up once again with frequent collaborator and producer Del B.

Read: Runtown On How Staying True To Himself Produced His Biggest Hit Yet, 'Mad Over You'

"Unleash" follows Runtown as he laments some of the downsides of the star life. He sings, "too many bags on me, too many girls on me...too many women in my life...don't know if they love me or my money."

The new music video, directed by Isaac Yowman, is a red-tinted affair which also features cameos from models Shaun Ross and Adonis Bosso, as well as help from stylist Ugo Mozie, all of whom Runtown shouted out on his Instagram.

Watch the new video for Runtown and Fekky's "Unleash" below.


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Cameroon Holds Vigil to Remember Children Killed in School Attack

Residents in Kumba paid their respects to the seven lives lost, and those injured during the attack over the weekend.

In the latest tragedy to come from Cameroon's historically violent clash between Anglo and Francophone citizens, seven children were murdered after attackers stormed a school with guns and machetes over the weekend.

In what has been deemed as the "darkest and saddest day," by Bishop Agapitus Nfon of Kumba, armed attackers stormed the Mother Francisca International Bilingual Academy, targeting students aged 9 to 12. The tragic event saw dozens of children injured, some critically.

The attack has shocked the nation, with both local and international agencies condemning the horrible offense. On Monday, Cameroonian President Paul Biya denounced the "horrific murder" of the school children, and alluded to the "appropriate measures" being taken in order to bring justice to the families of the victims. Prime Minister Dion Ngute Joseph shared his condolences via a tweet saying, "I bow before the memory of these innocent kids."

The Cameroonian presidency and governing body have blamed Anglophone 'separatists' for the attack, though the group claims no part in the attack.

Human rights groups, however, have blamed both opposing parties, as the conflict has led to the death of over 3,000 deaths and resulted in more than 700,000 Cameroonians fleeing their homes and the country.

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