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The Roots & Jimmy Fallon's Ladysmith Snack Mambazo

The Roots join Jimmy Fallon to create Ladysmith Snack Mambazo, a group celebrating the deliciousness of the Pringle chips.


The Roots and Jimmy Fallon team up to make "Pringles," a tongue-in-cheek snack acapella as their alter-ego Ladysmith SNACK Mambazo. Head honcho ?uesto is seen rocking the contemporary cornrows while Jimmy, Black Thought and the band sport dashiki uniforms in light of Ladysmith Black Mambazo. While we initially side-eyed the whole plot, we can't say it didn't make us crack a smile or two (insert: Kanye mixed emotions). Peep the video below for some (possibly problematic) laughs.

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Photo: Courtesy of Saphir Niakadie

Meet Four Women Pushing Ivorian Art Forward Through Photography

These young and emerging female photographers from Côte d'Ivoire are shaking up Abidjan's art scene.

There's been a tremendous amount of awe-inspiring art coming from the African continent lately. Photography is no exception. It is one of the most powerful tools used in changing the way in which the West perceives Africa and its diaspora and perhaps the reason why contemporary photography is thriving.

The female gaze is paramount to the way in which the aforementioned visual stories are told and the female photographers here are using their camera lenses to give us glimpses of lands, peoples, histories, and futures unknown. Their individual experiences and perspectives are widening the scope of what is believed to be Côte d'Ivoire. Within the country's capital, Abidjan, there's a creative scene that seems to have sprawled up out of nowhere yet is so rich in its offerings.

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Meet Nigeria’s All-Female Bikers Club, Featured In Darey's Latest Video

Darey collaborates with all-female bike riders to reimagine a pandemic-free world in the new video for "Jojo."