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Santi’s New Single 'Rapid Fire' Will Get You Ready For the Weekend

The Nigerian artist releases another fiery single from his upcoming album, Mandy & The Jungle.

After captivating audiences with "Freaky" in August, Santi is back and he's lighting up the dance floor yet again with his newest single, Rapid Fire.

Santi brings back early 2000's dancehall vibes with his swift delivery on this wavy Genio Bambino-produced beat.

He also enlists fellow alté scenester Amaarae and South African emcee Shane Eagle to complete this endlessly-playable track.

Santi continues to show off his versatile charm with every release. "Rapid Fire" is the feel-good track you need to add to your playlist this weekend.

Listen to Santi's new single "Rapid Fire" featuring Amaarae and Shane Eagle below.




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Global Citizen x OkayAfrica: The Impact of Conflict on Children

An estimated 1.4 million children have been hit by schools closing in the Tigray region of Ethiopia amid conflict and crisis. Here's how that's impacting Ethiopia's children.

In times of conflict and war, school-aged children could have their futures defined by whether or not they can access education amid ongoing violence.

Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray is in the midst of a war that has impacted millions of lives and affected neighboring regions, Amhara and Afar. The war — which has forced citizens to flee, has tipped the region into famine, and has barricaded humanitarian aid from reaching the most vulnerable — has now been going on for about 11 months.

As the beginning of the school season draws nearer, safely reopening schools, making education accessible, and protecting children from the impacts of violence in the affected regions is a priority for aid agencies.

"As schools prepare to reopen in early October in most parts of the country, in Tigray and the bordering regions of Afar and Amhara, where the conflict has expanded, education remains at a standstill," Director of Education Cannot Wait, Yasmine Sherif, told Global Citizen.

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How Beauty Boy, Enioluwa Adeoluwa, Is Shattering the Expectations of Masculinity In Nigeria

Affectionately known as Lipgloss Boy, Enioluwa has become one of the most popular influencers in Nigeria — and he's done so without conforming to the notions of masculinity or imposed limitations on what a man should be able to do.