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Watch Okayafrica's 'The Questions' with Jidenna at Roots Picnic 2016

Jidenna touches on touring the continent later this year, feeling the vibes at Roots Picnic and more on Okayafrica's 'The Questions.'

Back in June, the 9th annual Roots Picnic festival was yet another Philly day of shaking things up with unforgettable performances and good vibes. Attendees saw the return of DMX, the all clad in red Ibeyi, Kaytranada, Dev Hynes a.k.a. Blood Orange and more—with Usher backed by The Roots capping the night off with a groovy take on his hits.


Aside from putting you on to the freshest styles and taking a moment to reflect on Muhammad Ali’s legacy, Okayafrica got behind the scenes to chat up some of the stars with “The Questions.”

We caught up with Jidenna after his performance on the North Stage after he graced his fans with storytelling, masquerades and his fresh, dapper style with a touch of ankara—and his quintessential red cap.

From touching on his plans to tour the continent this year, to sharing the vibes he felt throughout the day hanging with the likes of Anderson Paak and Kehlani backstage, watch more of what’s been up with Jidenna on “The Questions” above.

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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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