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Spoek Mathambo x Krar Collective 'Mshini Wam' (Live)

Watch Spoek Mathambo and Krar Collective cover Mshini Wam live in London.


Afro-futurist poster boy Spoek Mathambo recently linked up with Addis Ababa's Krar Collective for a joint performance of his "post punk township-tech" banger "Mshini Wam." The live show was presented by ONE Campaign for their newly launched agit8 project centered around protest songs — "an urgent call for action against extreme poverty... leading up to the G8 summit in Northern Ireland." Watch Spoek Mathambo and Krar Collective's acoustic, Ethiopian-infused interpretation of the tune below, played live in London and learn more about agit8.

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AKA's Music Career Faces A Crisis Amidst Investigations Around Anele Tembe's Death

South African rapper AKA announced a cessation of all activities with Cruz Vodka. This, following the abuse allegations that have emerged during the investigations of his fiancée Anele Tembe's death.

South African rapper AKA, real name Kiernan Forbes, is reportedly in the process of brand evaluation. This, after the rapper publicly announced a temporary break regarding promotions with the New York-based vodka company, Cruz Vodka. The statement coincides with the ongoing investigations surrounding Anele Tembe's death, and a widely circulated video showing AKA allegedly attempting to break down a door to enter his fiancé's room.

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