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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.

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Six Things History Will Remember Kenneth Kaunda For

News of Kenneth David Kaunda's passing, at age 97, has reverberated across the globe. Kaunda, affectionately known as KK, was Zambia's first President from 1964 to 1991.

Following Nelson Mandela's passing in December 2013, Kenneth Kaunda became Africa's last standing hero. Now with his passing on Thursday, June 17 — after being admitted to the Maina Soko Military Hospital in Lusaka earlier in the week — this signals the end of Africa's liberation history chapter.

It is tempting to make saints out of the departed. The former Zambian struggle hero did many great things. He was, after all, one of the giants of the continent's struggle against colonialism. Ultimately however, he was a human being. And as with all humans, he lived a complicated and colourful life.

Here are six facts you might not have known about him.

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