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Trevor Noah’s Book Just Won the Thurber Prize for American Humor

Noah’s award comes with $5,000 and a crystal plaque.

South African comedian and Daily Show host Trevor Noah slays for a living. His memoir “Born a Crime" just won the Thurber Prize for American Humor.


To win the award, Noah's book beat two novels: Ken Pisani's “Amp'd" and Aaron Their's “Mr. Eternity."

Noah's award comes with $5,000 and a crystal plaque.

It's worth noting that Noah's predecessor at the Daily Show, Jon Stewart is a previous winner of the award.

Congrats, Trevor Noah!

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Check Out RIMON's Beautifully Intoxicating Live Performance

The excitement around the songstress and her ever evolving sound, look and feel is very real in "Never Learned how To Cope + Feed Me."

Eritrea-born singer-songwriter RIMON has just released a live performance of her tracks "Never Learned How to Cope" and "Feed Me." The Amsterdam raised and London based songstress delivered a psychedelically beautiful performance live on her YouTube page in such a way that we questioned our sobriety.

The session, originally performed for Eurosonic, acts as a rebirth for the artist as her musical and visual journey continues to evolve before our eyes—while teasing new unreleased music to look forward to. It seems as though those around the singer agree, as she was then honored with a Music Moves Europe award.

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Listen to Makhalanjalo's New Single 'Thand'izinto'

Listen to new artist Makhalanjalo's kwaito single 'Thand'izinto' from the upcoming album 'Amanzi'.