Tracka de Day: Khali Abdu “Home Run”

Prolific afrobeat MC Khali Abdu has released his latest track for his on going Rebel Friday series. This time around Abdu gives us “Home Run,” a drifting introspective rap teeming with one liners. The “I On One” instrumental provides a buoyant background for Khali Abdu’s earthy flow. Be sure to follow Khali Abdu for more Rebel Friday releases.

Download Khali Abdu’s “Home Run” right here.

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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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