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Sampha Linked Up With Syd Tha Kyd for a New Track and It's Magical

Sampha teams up with Syd from The Internet on this dreamy new single.

This new track from recent Mercury Prize winner, Sampha and Syd Tha Kyd of alternative R&B group The Internet is hands down one of the best songs we've heard all week.


The two make a soulful pairing on "Show Love," Sampha delivers a warm first verse before Syd comes in with her signature honeyed vocals. They're a dreamy duo.

The song is the latest release from XL recording's Everything Is Recorded compilation, which also includes original songs from the likes of Ibeyi, Giggs and Kamari Washington.

Enjoy the standout track below.

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Six Things History Will Remember Kenneth Kaunda For

News of Kenneth David Kaunda's passing, at age 97, has reverberated across the globe. Kaunda, affectionately known as KK, was Zambia's first President from 1964 to 1991.

Following Nelson Mandela's passing in December 2013, Kenneth Kaunda became Africa's last standing hero. Now with his passing on Thursday, June 17 — after being admitted to the Maina Soko Military Hospital in Lusaka earlier in the week — this signals the end of Africa's liberation history chapter.

It is tempting to make saints out of the departed. The former Zambian struggle hero did many great things. He was, after all, one of the giants of the continent's struggle against colonialism. Ultimately however, he was a human being. And as with all humans, he lived a complicated and colourful life.

Here are six facts you might not have known about him.

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