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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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This Is What London’s Felabration Looked Like

London was one of the first cities in the world this year to celebrate Felabration, the annual tribute to the legacy of Fela Kuti. View our photo gallery

London was one of the first cities in the world this year to celebrate Felabration, the annual tribute to the legacy of Fela Kuti timed around his October 15th birthday.

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Temi DollFace's 'Beep Beep' Video Is a Self-Love Anthem Set in a 1930s Cabaret

Temi DollFace's newest music video for “Beep Beep” is filled with extravagance, bright lights and bubble-gum vocals.

Temi DollFace returns with the music video for her newest single “Beep Beep,” premiering here with Okayafrica today.

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