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Wax On: Mark Ernestus Presents Jeri-Jeri


Dub infusing Techno producer and co founder of Basic Channel, Mark Ernestus is following his heartbeat and taking a solid crack at producing speedy Senegalese Mbalax music. Mark Ernestus Presents Jeri-Jeri is the first 12" release on his new imprint, Ndagga, and features Bakane Seck and  Mbene Diatta Seck. The A side claims the original, 'Mbueguel Dafa Nekh' while the B is the Sabar drum-centric dub version. Snatch the vinyl here, and listen to the tease below.

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Kenyan Court Interdicts President Uhuru Kenyatta's Move To Change The Constitution

President Uhuru Kenyatta has reportedly been blocked from altering Kenya's Constitution as his second five year term nears an end. The attempt has been viewed as a power move to stagger Deputy President William Ruto's 2022 presidential plans.

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been halted from enacting a complete overturn of the country's constitution. Deemed an unconstitutional move, the High Court of Kenya reportedly blocked the President this past Thursday in parliament, during a gathering where the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) review took place. The referendum proposes the largest government structural changes since Kenya adopted a new constitution in 2010. Kenyatta reportedly bypassed the provision reserved for the inclusion of citizens in the decision to pass BBI as official law, making the process illegitimate.

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