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French Montana Speaks on His Moroccan Roots on OkayAfrica TV (Video)

Shout to OkayAfrica for the scoop on French Montana. The P. Diddy protege has an interesting story indeed! The Bad Boy rapper takes time out at the studio to talk on camera about his Moroccan roots and more. His forthcoming debut album – “Excuse My French” is due out this Fall.

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Chicago Bulls Joakim Noah Speaks On The Music & Legacy Of Fela Kuti (Video)

“Chicago Bull’s center, Joakim Noah, whose father is tennis star and singer Yannick Noah, and whose grandfather is Cameroonian soccer star Zacharie Noah, grew up listening to Fela Kuti. In this piece, Joakim talks about Fela’s audacity to speak the truth on behalf of his people, Tupac as a new generation’s Fela, Noah’s gift for Obama, and the importance of knowing one’s roots.” – OkayAfrica

The Roots of The Roots: Questlove & Black Thought Use DNA to Trace Their African Heritage (Video)

My brother & I were just speaking about tracing our family history as we’re two of the eldest able bodied & living members of our family that are still around. Looking at this video of Questlove & Black Thought getting their DNA traced back to the actual tribes they are from in Africa is all too inspiring. I guess we can stop procrastinating & check via