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Stephen Marley Wants To Go To Africa

Okayafrica's reggae and dancehall sister (brother?) site LargeUp got to hang out with the legendary Stephen Marley at an exclusive listening session for his forthcoming LP Revelation Part 1 — The Root of Life. As the release date approaches (it’s slated to drop on Tuesday, May 24th), our friend Eddie Stats of LargeUp (and Okayplayer!) had a long one-on-one with the man himself.


Check out the personal, full interview in which Stephen speaks about remembering his father, songs with Rakim and Black Thought slated for Revelation — Part 2, the importance of Africa ("Made In Africa" features Wale and the cast of  FELA! on Broadway), and his wish to take his show to the Continent.

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Kenyan Court Interdicts President Uhuru Kenyatta's Move To Change The Constitution

President Uhuru Kenyatta has reportedly been blocked from altering Kenya's Constitution as his second five year term nears an end. The attempt has been viewed as a power move to stagger Deputy President William Ruto's 2022 presidential plans.

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been halted from enacting a complete overturn of the country's constitution. Deemed an unconstitutional move, the High Court of Kenya reportedly blocked the President this past Thursday in parliament, during a gathering where the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) review took place. The referendum proposes the largest government structural changes since Kenya adopted a new constitution in 2010. Kenyatta reportedly bypassed the provision reserved for the inclusion of citizens in the decision to pass BBI as official law, making the process illegitimate.

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