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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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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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Interview: Meet Velemseni, Eswatini’s Queen of Soul

Soul artist Velemseni's music reflects Eswatini culture and aesthetics. "The Kingdom of Eswatini is a magical and mysterious place, and my music aims to interpret and document that mystique, drawing from genres like Swazi gospel, soul, African soul, cinematic and traditional music," says the artist.