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William Onyeabor x Central Park Roller Dancers 'Fantastic Man'

In the latest William Onyeabor video, New York's Central Park roller dancers skate around to 'Fantastic Man.'


In the latest chapter of William Onyeabor mania, Central Park's phenomenal rollerskaters glide on by to the smooth and synthy sounds of Nigeria's re-released sensation. Adam Bainbridge (aka UK electro-pop's Kindness) and Camilla Wasserman were tapped to direct a retro-nodding video for the non-egotistical, ego pat "Fantastic Man," in which Onyeabor asks the love of his life to sprinkle on the compliments (but only because it's reciprocative). Look out for more from Onyeabor champions Luaka Bop this year. In the meantime, head to the Okayplayer Shop to style yourself in William Onyeabor gear, and watch the bubbly-funk theme song score a New York rollerdance session below.

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South African Minister Jackson Mthembu Dies from COVID-19

South Africa pays tribute to Minister Jackson Mthembu following his sudden death after contracting COVID-19.

South African Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, has reportedly died from COVID-19 complications. The 62-year-old minister died this past Thursday after revealing last week that he had contracted the coronavirus. Tributes have been pouring in from colleagues, opposition parties, media personalities and South Africans in general. President Cyril Ramaphosa shared the news of Mthembu's sudden passing on social media.

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Listen To ‘THE 5 YEAR PLAN’, A New Song From A-Reece’s Upcoming Project ‘Today’s Tragedy, Tomorrow’s Memory: The Mixtape’

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