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Watch Sjava’s Feel Good Live Sessions Performance

Back by popular demand.

South African ATM (African trap music) artist Sjava returned to the Feel Good Live Sessions stage after fans demanded. He is, so far, the first artist to perform on the show twice.

During his set, the artist performs all four songs from his latest EP, Umphako. He also performs "Impilo" from the deluxe version of his debut album Isina Muva, and "Seasons," the song he's featured in on the Black Panther album.


Sjava brings out a poet from Ladysmith in KwaZulu Natal by the name of Nosipho, who he discovered on Twitter after posting several poems that impressed him.

Read: What Comes Next for Sjava

Watch the full set below, and revisit Umphako here.

FEEL GOOD LIVE SESSIONS EPISODE 7: SJAVA www.youtube.com

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#BlackOutEid​: Young Black Muslims Shine as They Celebrate Eid

Young Black Muslims have found creative ways to celebrate community and share their best Eid looks, even as they #StayAtHome.

Eid Mubarak to our Muslim fam! Today marks Eid al-Fitr, the official end of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Despite things being a little different this year (on account of the current pandemic, of course) this hasn't stopped many from finding creative ways to fast, pray and connect with their community during these times. It certainly hasn't stopped young Black Muslims from participating in the virtual tradition known as #BlackOutEid while they continue to #StayAtHome.

#BlackOutEid is an annual celebration which highlights the diversity within the Muslim world. It began in 2015, when Aamina Mohamed created the hashtag to combat the erasure of Black people within the community. Since then, the hashtag has been used across social media with Black Muslims using it to share their sharpest Eid looks.

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