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Listen to Sliqe’s New Album ‘Injayam, Vol. 2’

Stream Sliqe's new album.

South African hip-hop deejay Sliqe has finally released his sophomore album. Injayam, Vol. 2 is a sequel to his debut album Injayam, Vol. 1, which he released in 2016.


The new project features an array of talent, both established and up-and-coming. Heavyweights like Cassper Nyovest, Kwesta, K.O, Emtee, Anatii and others appear on songs alongside the new wave of SA hip-hop, from Maglera Doe Boy to Nayle Ayla, The Big Hash and a whole lot more.

The single, the flawless collaboration between K.O and Emtee, "Injayam" appears on the project. The music video is currently playing on MTV Base and will be released online next week.

Just like most albums by deejays, the project brings listeners unpredictable collaborations. A great example is the aforementioned combination of Emtee and K.O. "Fresh Jig" is another interesting combo of artists with completely different styles—Champagne69, 25K and Maglera Doe Boy.

Injayam, Vol. 2 precedes the EP Navy Black, which the deejay and producer released in 2018. Sliqe has gifted the scene with a series of hits since around 2015, with singles like "Do Like I Do," "iLife" and "On it" among many others.

Listen to Injayam, Vol. 2 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.