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TNS Drops 'Nyathela' Featuring Luqua Ahead of Upcoming Album

TNS Drops 'Nyathela' Featuring Luqua Ahead of Upcoming Album

South African hit-maker TNS has released a hot new house number titled 'Nyathela' to welcome the summer.

South African singer, producer and DJ TNS returns with a track that will undoubtedly keep you dancing until sunrise. TNS recruits fellow musician Luqua on "Nyathela", the latest release from the South African house hit-maker. TNS recently took to Twitter to share the news of the new track in an adorable post on social media alongside his son.


"Nyathela" is an upbeat house track treated with melodic Zulu vocals painting over the infectious rhythm. Fans and lovers of house music without amapiano treatment are sure to welcome the song and get down to it the whole of summer.

Released right after South Africa's Heritage Day, "Nyathela" is inspired by Black people embracing their cultural roots and following their own personal cultural philosophy

"What inspired the song is seeing young people accepting their roots and respecting ancestors and doing well for themselves. The song is mainly about treading carefully and taking care of yourself knowing that at home they trust and depend on you". TNS stated on the release of the song."

TNS is one of the most sought after musicians and producers on the house music scene. "Umona", which was released exactly a year ago, reached platinum status and generated over 7 million views on YouTube. TNS's upcoming album titled Phupholethu will feature house heavyweights the likes of Kabza De Small, Prince Kaybee, DJ Tira and Professor.

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How You Can Help Nigeria’s #EndSARS Protests

We round up some ways you can support the movement and its cause, no matter where you are in the world.

Widespread protests against Nigeria's notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) are becoming more of a revolution. The movement is an outcry from youths demanding a general reform of the country, majorly characterized by poor governance, with a focus on the harassment and assaults committed by SARS. The movement has been raging through the city of Lagos for the past three weeks, as protesters home and abroad have taken to the streets in masses to express their keen dissatisfaction.

Hashtags like #EndSARS, #EndPoliceBrutality, and #EndBadGovernanceInNigeria have brandished across all social media platforms to amplify the voices of the youth people fighting back. These hashtags have, in turn, gained traction with the help of celebrities like singers Rihanna, Demi Lovato, and Beyoncé, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and many others. Nigerian stars, Falz, Runtown, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, and many more also joined in the movement, as many of them took to the streets with placards.

To date, the peacefully protesting Nigerians' needs have not been met. With said needs not being satisfied as they demand justice for lives lost due to the brutal and corrupt practices of police officers.

We have rounded up some ways you can support this movement and its cause, no matter where you are in the world.

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