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Ghana Jollof and These Other Things Are 'Not Okay' According to Tekno in Our New Video

We ask Tekno what he thinks of the jollof wars, Manchester United and Drake in our new video series OKAY / NOT OKAY.

In our new OkayAfrica TV series OKAY / NOT OKAY, we ask our favorites artists, celebs and personalities what they think about, basically, any subject that pops into our heads.


In the second installment of the video series, we catch up with Tekno, who's coming off the massive success of his hit single "Pana," one of the hottest afrobeats tracks of 2016,  and his recent signing with Sony Music.

Tekno tells us about his feelings on the Ghana vs. Nigeria jollof wars, Manchester United, the Super Eagles, afrobeats, Fela Kuti and—we had to ask—'techno' music, the genre.

Watch our episode of OKAY / NOT OKAY with Tekno above and find more on OkayAfrica's YouTube channel.

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Listen to Femi Kuti's New Song 'As We Struggle Everyday'

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Femi Kuti shares his new single, "As We Struggle Everyday," the latest drop from the upcoming double album Legacy +, a joint endeavor with his son Made Kuti.

"As We Struggle Everyday" is a politically-charged afrobeat tune about people having the voting power to hold their 'leaders' accountable, but often failing to do so. Throughout the song, Femi sings "As we struggle everyday We try to find a better way See these leaders wey suppose jail Na him my people dem dey hail."

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Legacy +, which is due out February 5 from Partisan Records, includes a full album by Femi titled Stop The Hate and an album by his son, Made, titled For(e)ward. The pair have previously shared the singles "Pà Pá Pà" and "Your Enemy" off the upcoming release.

Listen to Femi Kuti's "As We Struggle Everyday" below.

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