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Africa On TV: The Borgen Edition

Danish political drama Borgen heads to Africa for an episode, and the results are far nuanced

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Video & Audio: CHLLNGR “The End” & “Haven” + Tour Dates

CHLLNGR is fast becoming Okayafrica’s favorite Danish producer... not that we’ve got an extensive list of Denmark’s finest DJs, but considering CHLLNGR’s work with Spoek Mathambo it’s hard to imagine another Dane claiming the throne. CHLLNGR’s debut album Haven recently dropped, and his latest single should give you some more insight into the maddening electronic rabbit hole that is CHLLNGR’s mind. “The End” features vocals from Ghanaian born, Brooklyn dwelling Dragons of Zynth’s Aku (another OKA fave), distorted vocals, and enough dissonant digital rhythms to make you think you’ve slipped inside the dreams of a drug addled android. Coupled with CHLLNGR’s own mechanized vocals on the hyper title track “Haven,” I’m starting to believe that this guy doesn’t just push the envelope, he kicks its ass and takes its lunch money.

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