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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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Eli Fola Offers a 'Soundscape to Freedom' With New Performance Visuals

The multidisciplinary artist's latest release "Blackness Be Divine" gives listeners a glimpse into what the musician has to offer.

Nigerian born-Brooklyn based artist Eli Fola is back in our hearts and on our screens, with the latest music video release for his single "Blackness Be Divine" off of his EP, Soundscape to Freedom.

The DJ, saxophonist and producer's release comes from his own production and events label Tech Afrique.

The EP's opening track, "Blackness Be Divine" is, "like a letter of empowerment to all Black people across the diaspora to embrace their brilliance and to know that they are royalty living in this world," he says. "The project was inspired by events that took place this year during the middle of the pandemic with the rise of the black lives matter movement and protest across the country."

Although the EP is only six tracks long, it certainly packs a punch with its hypnotic rhythms, nostalgic house beats and graceful lyrics heard throughout the project. It truly is a unique musical adventure.

Eli Fola's self-proclaimed "Yoruba tech soul" elements are loud and clear in this brilliantly eclectic piece of music.

Watch Eli Fola's performance visuals for "Blackness Be Divine" below.

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