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Seinabo Sey Is Headlining Music Hall Of Williamsburg [5/30]

Swedish-Gambian songstress Seinabo Sey is headlining at Brooklyn's Music Hall of Williamsburg on Saturday May 30.


Swedish-Gambian singer and songwriter Seinabo Sey will be paying a visit to NYC on May 30 for a headlining show at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Her most recently released EP For Madeleine was widely well-received for its combination of epic production and Seinabo Sey's unique vocal range, all presented within an accessible and sophisticated pop sensibility. Watch the elegantly mysterious music video for Seinabo Sey's single "Pistols at Dawn" and revisit her previous singles “Younger,” which Spoek Mathambo remixed, and “Hard Time." Grab yourself a ticket at the links below.

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#EndSARS: Security Forces Open Deadly Fire on Protesting Nigerians

Nigerian security forces have reportedly opened fire on protesters at Lekki Toll Gate amid continued demonstrations against police brutality. This comes after the Nigerian government recently enforced an abrupt curfew in Lagos.

It has been reported that security forces in Nigeria have opened fire on protestors at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos. Several reports from various media outlets have confirmed this incident after numerous images and videos emerged on social media. The footage reveals protesters running away from security forces as they fire live rounds into the crowds while others have been shown to be injured. No fatalities have as yet been officially confirmed by mainstream media. Protesters have continued mass demonstrations against the infamous Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) which has been now been "rebranded" by the Nigerian government to a new unit termed the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT).

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How Davido's 'FEM' Became the Unlikely #EndSARS Protest Anthem

When Nigerian youth shout the line "Why everybody come dey para, para, para, para for me" at protests, it is an act of collective rebellion and rage, giving flight to our anger against the police officers that profile young people, the bureaucracy that enables them, and a government that appears lethargic.