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Video: Les Nubians 'Veuillez Veuillez Sur Vos Reves' + New Album, 'Nü Revolution'

Watch Les Nubians' video for 'Veuillez Veuillez Sur Vos Reves' and get the scoop on their album, 'Nü Revolution'

Les Nubians are back with a new album, featuring “Veuillez Veiller Sur Vos Rêves” (Don’t Let Your Dreams Fall Asleep) and “Afrodance” (streaming below). The new album, Nü Revolution, may be the most impressive representation of Les Nubians’ Afropean Soul to date. Featuring special guests ranging from Cameroonian legend Manu Dibango, whose “Soul Makossa” crossover classic gets a politically-charged make-over, to indie soul icon Eric Roberson, with South African pop stars Freshly Ground, Ghanaian-American MC Blitz The Ambassador and Polish MC John Banzaï along for the ride. Somehow, Les Nubians manage to make the blend of so many diverse elements seem logical and organic; it flows quite naturally from their multicultural lives.


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Six Things History Will Remember Kenneth Kaunda For

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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