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Video: A Clash of Kings - King Sunny Adé x King Britt

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Last year his royal highness of Jùjú, Nigeria's King Sunny Adé, released his first project in 15 years, Baba mo Tunde. The album is yet another gem in King Adé’s crown, and we’re glad to bring you news about one of the most storied legends in world music...several months after the fact...but I mean, better late than never right? Right?

Yeah, well screw you Mr. Punctual. We’ve got exclusive footage of King Sunny Adé having some fun during his session time with Philly's own King Britt - check out Adé's top-notch guitar skills below. That should more than make up for the Late Pass - make sure you buy Baba mo Tunde, and check out these short but SWEET behind-the-scenes videos c/o King Britt.

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Cameroon Holds Vigil to Remember Children Killed in School Attack

Residents in Kumba paid their respects to the seven lives lost, and those injured during the attack over the weekend.

In the latest tragedy to come from Cameroon's historically violent clash between Anglo and Francophone citizens, seven children were murdered after attackers stormed a school with guns and machetes over the weekend.

In what has been deemed as the "darkest and saddest day," by Bishop Agapitus Nfon of Kumba, armed attackers stormed the Mother Francisca International Bilingual Academy, targeting students aged 9 to 12. The tragic event saw dozens of children injured, some critically.

The attack has shocked the nation, with both local and international agencies condemning the horrible offense. On Monday, Cameroonian President Paul Biya denounced the "horrific murder" of the school children, and alluded to the "appropriate measures" being taken in order to bring justice to the families of the victims. Prime Minister Dion Ngute Joseph shared his condolences via a tweet saying, "I bow before the memory of these innocent kids."

The Cameroonian presidency and governing body have blamed Anglophone 'separatists' for the attack, though the group claims no part in the attack.

Human rights groups, however, have blamed both opposing parties, as the conflict has led to the death of over 3,000 deaths and resulted in more than 700,000 Cameroonians fleeing their homes and the country.

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Interview: Meet Velemseni, Eswatini’s Queen of Soul

Soul artist Velemseni's music reflects Eswatini culture and aesthetics. "The Kingdom of Eswatini is a magical and mysterious place, and my music aims to interpret and document that mystique, drawing from genres like Swazi gospel, soul, African soul, cinematic and traditional music," says the artist.