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#TheCultureCard No 12: Afropolitan Vibes Returns, Nigerian Rappers Breaking Records, BET Hounoring Yvonne Chaka Chaka + More! Hit Play!

South African Movie ‘Beyond the River’ Gets International Exposure

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South African film, Beyond the River is set to hit cinemas outside our borders.

According to a statement released by Heartlines, the company behind the inspirational local film, requests have been streaming in as far afield as Belgium, Australia, Argentina, Britain and Tasmania.

 

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The film’s cast (right) and the guys who inspired the movie (left)

Inspired by the true story of Piers Cruickshanks and Siseko Ntondini, who together competed in one of the toughest river races, the Dusi Canoe Marathon, the widely-acclaimed locally produced film is an adventure drama, which highlights racial tension, inequality and social gaps.

 

 

BET To Honour South African Music Legend Yvonne Chaka Chaka

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South African music legend Yvonne Chaka Chaka is being honoured internationally with a BET International Global Good Power Award, on 29 June 2017.

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Nigerian Rappers Plan To Break World Record

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Nigerian rappers, Vector, Yung6ix, Chinkoekun, Stage One, and Jesse are set to break the world record for the longest freestyle rap by a team. The previous record was held by KJ52 Freestyle Team  Whose freestyle session lasted 12 hours and 2 minutes on January 12, 2014.

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Afropolitan Vibes Rocks Lagos

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Image credit: @amazingbuchi on instagram

After much clamour and anticipation, Popular Lagos music unplugged concert, Afropolitan Vibes held another edition at the Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos on Friday June 16, 2017.

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Image credit: @amazingbuchi on instagram

 

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