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Watch Jidenna Get Animated During His 'Tiny Desk' Performance

Jidenna hit NPR's Tiny Desk for an energetic performance of some of his hits.

Jidenna stopped by NPR's Tiny Desk for an animated performance of three of his most memorable tracks from his debut album, The Chief. 


The singer enters the room looking dapper as usual with a gray "top and bottom," and a multicolored cane. He heads straight into a mellow rendition of "Trampoline." Next he gives a rocked-out version of "Long Live the Chief," before ending his set with his highlife-inspired single "Bambi."

The colorful set is a great way to get your post-three day weekend, work week started. Watch it below, and revisit Jidenna's The Chief, available now.

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Photo: Courtesy of Saphir Niakadie

Meet Four Women Pushing Ivorian Art Forward Through Photography

These young and emerging female photographers from Côte d'Ivoire are shaking up Abidjan's art scene.

There's been a tremendous amount of awe-inspiring art coming from the African continent lately. Photography is no exception. It is one of the most powerful tools used in changing the way in which the West perceives Africa and its diaspora and perhaps the reason why contemporary photography is thriving.

The female gaze is paramount to the way in which the aforementioned visual stories are told and the female photographers here are using their camera lenses to give us glimpses of lands, peoples, histories, and futures unknown. Their individual experiences and perspectives are widening the scope of what is believed to be Côte d'Ivoire. Within the country's capital, Abidjan, there's a creative scene that seems to have sprawled up out of nowhere yet is so rich in its offerings.

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Meet Nigeria’s All-Female Bikers Club, Featured In Darey's Latest Video

Darey collaborates with all-female bike riders to reimagine a pandemic-free world in the new video for "Jojo."