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Video: A Day in the Life of M.anifest

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M.anifest breaks downs his daily routine in this "mini doc" video trailing him through 24-Accra-hours. Highlights include home-cooked meals, 2-buck shape-ups and an overbearing hatred of traffic. The clip is sprinkled with spoken-word wizardry from the Ghana emcee on the likes of ping-pong ("table tennis is like rhyming; you need to get lost in focus and have precision while still having fun with it") and practice ("it's the difference between mundane and extraordinary, it's a beautiful communion amongst musicians"). Watch it above, the Immigrant Chronicles: Coming to America is out now.

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The Fugees Will Be Playing Live Concerts In Ghana & Nigeria

Ready or not.

The legendary Fugees have announced that they will be reuniting for their first shows in 15 years for a string of concerts across North America, Europe and West Africa.

The reunion tour will be celebrating the anniversary of their classic 1996 album, The Score.

Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel will be embarking on a 12-city global tour, which will have them landing in Nigeria and Ghana for a pair of December show dates — we'll have more details on those to come.

The tour starts this week with a 'secret' pop-up show at an undisclosed location in New York City on Wednesday (9/22) in support of Global Citizen Live. The rest of the dates will kick-off in November and see The Fugees playing concerts across Chicago Los Angeles, Atlanta, Oakland, Miami, Newark, Paris, London, and Washington DC, before finishing off in Nigeria and Ghana.

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