This week's episode of What's Up Africa looks at Britain's dark colonial past, and cultureshocknigerians.com, a website that asks Nigerians stateside questions about Africa.
<p>This week’s episode of <em>What’s Up Africa</em> brings up dark secrets from the British government’s colonial era, as well as looks at a website that interviews members of the Nigerian community in the US, and ends with a focus on a band that infuses their tracks with solid, and relatable lyrics.</p><p><strong>Ikenna</strong> manages to inject a healthy dose of humor into a topic that would be given a passing mention in your daily newspaper. He pokes fun at how a government will actively deny any involvement in a particularly bloody series of events in it’s history. That is up until “secret government papers” state that said events did happen.</p><p><div class="preroll-video"></div><ora-player></ora-player></p><p>A brief glimpse is given into <a href="http://cultureshocknigerians.com/" target="_blank">cultureshocknigerians.com</a> which holds on-the-spot interviews with members of the Nigerian community in the US. Two particular individuals highlighted are Ikenna’s favorites, “The King” and someone Ikenna calls “Nigeria’s answer to <strong>Paris Hilton</strong>”.</p><p>To wrap things up on a more creative tone, the spotlight is shone on <strong>Thabo & The Real Deal</strong>, a band based in the UK lead by Zimbabwean singer <strong>Thabo Mkwananzi. </strong>With a few samples off of their album <em>World War Free</em> and shots of them recording said album you might just want to rush out and buy it right after the segment ends.</p><p>Story by OKA contributor <strong>Kristopher Charles</strong>.</p>
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