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Audio: Umlilo's 'Future Kwaai' Sound [ft. Kyla Phil of Exorsistahs]

Download Cape Towner Umlilo's dark-toned 'future kwaai' single "Living Dangeriously" featuring Kyla Phil of Exorsistahs.


Umlilo fuses dark-toned synthpop, similar to that of fellow Cape Towner Petite Noir, with underground SA hip-hop sensibilities like crawl-pace rhymes and universally utilized rapid-fire high hats — creating a sound he dubs future kwaai. "Living Dangeriously," the lead single off Umlilo's upcoming Shade of Kwaai EP, depicts a several angles of violent scenes and features a verse from Exorsistahs' Kyla Phil. Stream and dowload it below.

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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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