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Video: Tinariwen + TV On The Radio on The Colbert Report


Stephen Colbert conducts a fairly racist interview (but that's the joke or something) with members of OKA favs Tinariwen and TV on the Radio. The two groups then perform “Tenere Taqqim Tossam” off of Tinariwen's latest album Tassili. Okayafrica caught up with Tinariwen, AKA the nicest guys in the world, the last time they were in New York City. We're always curious how they reconcile their time in the concrete jungle with their lives in the desert - it's gotta take some mad patience.

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The ‘Coming 2 America’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack & ‘The Rhythm Of Zamunda’ Are Out Now

Featuring Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Larry Gaaga, Alpha P, Davido and many more.

It has been more than 30 years since the premiere of the beloved classic comedy Coming to America. Its highly anticipated sequel promises to be greater than its predecessor. The film will be accompanied with two albums—Coming 2 America original motion picture soundtrack and Rhythms of Zamunda, whose tracklist is inspired by the movie. Both albums, which are currently available on all major streaming platforms, feature African music royalty Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Larry Gaaga and Alpha P, who joined a select group of artists from around the continent to produce these tracklists.

Still blazing charts after the success of his debut album Old Romance, Tekno has a growing list of impressive collaborations with artists like Davido, Drake, Beyonce, to name a few. The singer does not have not one, but two of his hit songs featured; "Waka Waka" is featured on the official soundtrack and "Skeletun" on Rhythms of Zamunda.

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