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Video: Spoek Mathambo's 'Father Creeper' Trailer

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Spoek Mathambo talks about "putting a strong [untraditional] South African stamp" on his new album Father Creeper. He goes behind the making of albums cuts like "Put Some Red On It," which was originally a song his wife sang around the house, the 60s referencing "Let Them Talk," and speaks of producing beats with a childhood friend. Father Creeper is out March 13 on Sub Pop, you can pre-order it now.

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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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