Politics

Angolan Awakening: Ikonoklasta Doubles Down in his Fight for Change

The controversial Angolan rapper Ikonoklasta AKA Luaty Beirão looks ahead to a revolutionary life after prison.

Luaty Beirão, also known as Ikonoklasta, is certain that change is coming to Angola. It has nothing to do with President José Eduardo dos Santos’ vow to abandon power this year—a new regime is not about to pop up overnight. Yet, the Angolan rapper and activist is certain that the collective consciousness is finally shedding the chains of 37 years of oppressive and corrupt rule.

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