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Tracka De Day: 'Change' ft. Amkoullel & Toni Blackman


With the ever-changing Afro infused genres, finding music that blends various styles seamlessly is the icing on an already sweet treat. Co-producers Fritz FrancoisTroy Sampson give us just that with "Change" an Afro Hip-Hop Soul track featuring Malian hip-hop artist AmkoullelCultural Ambassador for Hip Hop Toni Blackman. Laced with the timeless message that change is inevitable, and a groove set by the entrancing West African Ngoni,Change is easy to love and it’s sure to have you bopping your head and singing along that change is the game if you want to win. Enjoy this new music, streaming below.

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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