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Blood Orange's Performance on A COLORS SHOW Is Dripping in Melancholy and Purple Flowers

Watch Dev Hynes give a somber rendition of "Dark & Handsome" from his latest project, "Angel's Pulse."

Dev Hynes of Blood Orange is the latest African artist to give a smashing performance on COLORS.

The Sierra Leonean-British artist gives a somber rendition of "Dark & Handsome"—a track from his latest album Angel's Pulse—with a bouquet of purple flowers in hand, says The FADER.

Watch below.


Angel's Pulse was released earlier this year in July and is an amalgamation of material, inspiration and one-offs from recording sessions that he would usually give away to friends and even strangers, Pitchfork says. Blood Orange gives commentary on what makes art purposeful—must it always be heavy and monumental in its messaging? Listen to the album on Spotify and Apple Music.

Revisit Blood Orange on NPR's Tiny Desk here.

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Malawians Head Back to Voting Polls in Historic Re-election

Malawians will be casting their votes yet again after the country's Constitutional Court ruled that the May elections of 2019 had been rigged.

Malawians are casting their votes today after the Constitutional Court annulled the results of the May, 2019 elections due to rigging, Aljazeera reports. Judges made the ruling based on evidence presented to them which included tally sheets which had been tampered with using correctional fluid. Malawi is the second African country after Kenya to ever annul a presidential election over irregularities.
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