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Skales Debuts New Music Video for Hit Single 'Badman Love'

Premier: The tropical, boy-meets-girl music video directed by Stanz Visuals shows us that bad boys deserve love too.

Nigerian artist Skales shares his latest music video for single Badman Love.

The light-hearted track, fresh off of his June 2020 Healing Process EP release, portrays the typical love story of love at first sight.

The Kezzi produced record is sure to get fans up and dancing on their feet with the afrobeat producers' magic touch.

The inspiration for the song came through light hearted banter amongst friends, "it was born out of an argument between some of my guys and I in the studio one particular day. [One of my friends was going on] about if being "Bad" meant a guy is not capable of loving or doesn't deserve loving. I was in support of the point that no matter how people label you, even if it is as a "Badman", everyone has that person they are ready to risk it all for", Skales says, "I put my point down with better lyrics and delivered the song while some of my guys still haven't agreed with me!"

Check out Skales' music video for Badman Love here.

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Sudan Declares State of Emergency, As Military Dissolves Transitional Government

As the North African country edged closer to democracy, Sudan's military has seized power.

Sudan's military has seized power over the North African country, arresting multiple civilian leaders, including the current Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok. The power-sharing, unstable coalition, called the Sovereign Council, was created as a transitional government after the fall of dictator Omar al-Bashir in 2019, in an attempt to move towards a democratic Sudan.

The Sudanese public has been split in recent weeks as groups protested for a military-run state, while others pushed for a civilian lead, democratic nation. Last week, the Prime Minister vocalized his plans towards a full transition to civilian rule, and his plans to have that body in place by November 17, echoing the voices of thousands of Sudanese demonstrators who showed up in hoards to demand that the promise of Sudan's pro-democracy movement be honored. But on Monday the PM and multiple government ministers and officials were placed under arrest, resulting in Sudan's top general's declaring State of Emergency.

General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said in a televised statement, "To rectify the revolution's course, we have decided to declare a state of emergency nationwide… dissolve the transitional sovereign council, and dissolve the cabinet." His statement came as soldiers fired live rounds at anti-military protestors, outside of the army headquarters in the capital.

Internet services were cut across the country around dawn and the main roads and bridges into Khartoum shut, before soldiers stormed the headquarters of Sudan's state broadcaster in the capital's twin city of Omdurman, the ministry said. After months of rising tensions in the country, army and paramilitary troops have been deployed across the capital city, Khartoum, with the airports and internet access being shut down. As a result of the coup, hundreds of protestors have taken to the streets, demanding the return of a civilian ruled and the transitional government, the BBC reports.

Demonstrators have spread to a number of Sudanese cities including Atbara, Wad Madani, and Port Sudan, and more are expected to attend the call for action. "We will not leave the streets until the civilian government is back and the transition is back," protest attendee Sawsan Bashir told AFP. While demonstrator Haitham Mohamed says, "We are ready to give our lives for the democratic transition in Sudan."


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