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Video: AKA ft. Khuli Chana 'Bang'

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AKA's been making waves in his native South Africa, and the rest of the continent, winning 2011 hip-hop honors from the likes of Channel O and Metro FM. "Bang" is the latest single of his Altar Ego LP. In the track's video, dude is joined by motswako rapper Khuli Chana for ocean coast driving, neighborhood ballin', and a brief SA-acoustic "Swagga Like Us" cover. Altar Ego is out now via Vth Season.

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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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