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Video: Zakee 'Push The Power'

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Philly-via-Dakar's Zakee keeps up the versatility with "Push The Power." We've seen dude do the TVOTR thing, and the rainy-day romantic thing, now catch him and his friends drenching in the vibes and sunshine of Captiva Island, Jamaica, LA and BK. If we had a backing band exclusively made up of cute bids we'd be this happy too (no hate, just sayin'). Zakee's Assimilations LP is out now.

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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