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Coz blacks are fools/they just wanna be fresh, and they wanna be cool/ give them a little money and they think they rule. Oh boy, South African hip hop artist Slikour (real name Siyabonga Metane) really brought it on "Blacks R Fools (We Better Than That)", a track off his Ventilation Volume 3 LP that's recently set fire to the twitterverse and internets this side of Nelson Mandela.

Music industry is shady, 10 years in the game and Slikour has seen enough shit shoveled down his throat — “radio don’t play us,” “downplayed by [tabloid] editors” — so he’s spitting it right back. It doesn’t make for easy listening, but that’s not the point. The Johannesburg-based MC is tired of the ubiquitous brand-worshiping and being taken for rides by marketing execs. He wants to change the trajectory by starting a conversation on values. Why? 'Cause we better than that.

Check out Slikour's own article explaining "Why Blackz R Fools".

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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.