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Watch Seun Kuti's 'A Long Way To The Beginning' LP Trailer

Watch the trailer for Seun Kuti's upcoming "A Long Way To The Beginning" album featuring Robert Glasper.


Seun Kuti & Egypt 80's third studio album A Long Way To The Way Beginning, co-produced by Robert Glasper, promises to be a politically-charged modern afrobeat affair that reshapes his father's message for the present. We've seen the video for "IMF" featuring M1 of Dead Prez, a direct jab at the International Monetary Fund’s meddling in the Nigerian economy, and look forward to additional album collaborations with Nneka and Blitz the Ambassdador. “This album is a soundtrack for the mindset of most young people in Africa today,” mentions Seun, “As African youth we have to stand for what we want.” Watch the album trailer for A Long Way To The Way Beginning, featuring song clips from the album as well as interviews with Seun Kuti and Robert Glasper, below.

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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