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Michael Kiwanuka Pays Homage to the Black Liberation Movements of the '60s In New Video 'Hero'

The artist's latest single references some of his personal heroes including Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Tupac Shakur and more.

British-Ugandan soul singer Michael Kiwanuka drops another single ahead of the release of his forthcoming album, KIWANUKA.

In "Hero" the singer pays homage to the Black Power and Civil Rights movements of the 1960s and 70s. The music video, directed by CC Wade references several Black leaders and some of the artist's personal heroes including Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Martin Luther King Jr., Sam Cooke, Tupac Shakur, Marvin Gaye and more. It also depicts the FBI's often illegal efforts to stop Black movements and other anti-establishment groups through its Counterintelligence Program, as noted in Rolling Stone.

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Listen to Bongeziwe Mabandla’s New Single ‘Jikeleza’

Bongeziwe Mabandla shares new optimistic single.

"Jikeleza" is South African folk musician Bongeziwe Mabandla's latest single. The song, which is sung in IsiXhosa like most of the man's work, speaks on love giving us life.

"It is about our universal need to connect," says Bongeziwe in a press release. "It is about the togetherness in people and about the things that bind us and make us the same."

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Watch Kwesi Arthur's New Video For 'See No Evil'

The buzzing Ghanaian rapper rides bikes and performs in his Tema neighborhood.

Kwesi Arthur comes through with the new music video for his no bad vibes single "See No Evil," one of the highlights from Live from Nkrumah Krom Vol. II: Home Run.

The new video, directed by Lex MacCarthy, was filmed entirely in Tema, Ghana, the city where Kwesi Arthur grew up as well as the home to Ground Up Chale, a music platform that harbors young talent across Ghana and gives them access to studio time and support.

Read: Kwesi Arthur, Ghana's King of the Youth, Wants to Take African Hip-Hop Global

The clip for the uplifting "See No Evil" follows Kwesi Arthur as he rides bikes and performs around his Tema neighborhood. It also features footage from a dance-off held at Ground Up Chale's basketball court.

"The music is 50% of it, the other 50% is God's grace and his eternal blessings. No complaints, everything bless! We keep our clean hearts as we keep pushing for greatness," the rapper wrote about the track and video.

Watch the new music video for "See No Evil" below.

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Nonso Amadi & Kwesi Arthur's 'Comfortable' Will Get You In Weekend Mode

Watch the trippy new music video for this link-up from the buzzing Nigerian and Ghanaian artists.

Nonso Amadi is one of the standout acts from a young wave of Nigerian musicians blending afro-fusion with RnB and much more. He's now dropping the brand new single "Comfortable," an addictive self-produced track that sees him linking up with bubbling Ghanaian act Kwesi Arthur, which we're premiering below today.

"Comfortable" is built on woozy synth keys and sparse beat work, all spearheaded by Nonso Amadi's vocals about wanting freedom in a relationship.

"The song is inspired by experiences with having a girl over and not wanting them to get too comfortable by staying too long with you," says Nonso Amadi. "I thought it'll be interesting to create a song around this 'cos it's not a perspective were used to hearing from guys very often."

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