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Stream Solange’s New Album, ‘A Seat at the Table’

Solange has released her new album, 'A Seat at the Table'

Earlier this week we learned Solange has a new album coming out on Friday. A Seat at the Table is officially here. You can listen to it below via Apple Music and Spotify.


Her follow-up to 2012’s True EP, the 21-track album features collaborations with Lil Wayne, Sampha, Blood Orange, Tweet, Moses Sumney, Q-Tip, the Dream, Kelly Rowland, Kelela, Sean Nicholas Savage and more.

It’s described as “a project on identity, empowerment, independence, grief and healing.”

Accompanying the album, the singer and Saint Heron founder released a digital book of lyrics and photos taken by Barcelona-based photographer Carlota Guerrero. Guerrero also shot the album’s now-famous cover image of Solange and is credited with providing art direction on the project. The first 86 fans to sign up on a mysterious website that popped up last week received their own physical copy of the book.

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The Netherlands Returns Nigeria's Centuries-Old Stolen Artefact

The Netherlands has returned to Nigeria a 600-year-old stolen artefact, the Ife Terracotta, which has been received by Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the Netherlands has returned a 600-year-old artefact to Nigeria. This comes after the artefact was reportedly smuggled using fraudulent papers through Ghana to the Dutch country. Netherlands ambassador to Nigeria, Harry van Dijk, handed over the Ife Terracotta to Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture. The repatriation of the small but "priceless" Ife Terracotta has been a long journey considering it was reportedly smuggled out of Nigeria in 2019.

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Sho Madjozi Drops New Upbeat Mixtape 'What A Life'

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