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Yemi Alade's New Album 'Black Magic' Is Here

The Nigerian singer returns with her third studio album, "Black Magic."

Yemi Alade is back!

The Nigerian singer and self-proclaimed "Mama Africa," whose music video "Johnny" recently became the most watched Nigerian video on Youtube, returns with her highly-anticipated third album, "Black Magic."

The 15 track production boasts featured from the likes of frequent collaborator, Falz and Olamide.

With her signature bubbly sound, we're welcoming new music from the singer with open arms, especially as we head into the holiday season!

Stream the entire album below, via Spotify and Apple Music, and revisit her vibrant music for "Knack Am," which was one of our favorites when it dropped in September.

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Six Things History Will Remember Kenneth Kaunda For

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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