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Tracka de Day: Maliq Ft Chyll "For the Love (of the Game)"

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Today's Tracka de Day comes straight off Johannesburg based rapper, Maliq's latest release,  A Mic and A Dream. "For the Love (of the Game)" ft. Chyll is super catchy triumph ballad, a realistic account of growing up in a South African ghetto and having to hustle to come up . Maliq's earliest exposure to the global scene was in 2005 when Red Bull Music Academy invited him to record in Seattle, and from the beginning his style can be described as smart rap. Check out the video, above, which was released on youtube last year.

 

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South African Military Ends Controversial Ban on Hijabs

The South African National Defence Force has ended its longstanding ban on hijabs. This follows the recent court victory of Major Fatima Isaacs who was fired for wearing a hijab.

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has reportedly ended their longstanding ban on hijabs, this according to IOL. The move comes just after Major Fatima Isaacs, a Muslim woman, won her two-year court case following her dismissal from the military for wearing a hijab. Th SANDF has reportedly amended its military religious dress policy—a win for Muslim women serving in the South African military.
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