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convict party traces even mumps or years later solving crimes with the help of science. trace evidence. be 5 minutes on d w. i should go to assist with also great. hello there and welcome. it's time for another edition of the 77 percent. sure, well we tackle the important issues affecting the lives of africa's youth. my name is wanda camara and as always it is such a pleasure to have you here with coming up on the
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shore. we meet award winning the median thing, i top shirley, what. 7 7 will experience flash on like you never seen before, and the design of behind it is we put us ah, and finally will toward the west african desert hub, naomi in jeff with rapport black killer. it is an exciting shore. so let's get in the running with cut off by meeting monique up in nears aka top sherry. what we're seeing is one of know me b as music calls a journalist by profession. an actress, an artist, by passion, this eclectic singer, exist outside of any box pushed on to ha, ah, hello to 7 for centers. this is your goth cheddie. what was all the way from them
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of the currently in the heart of then took and i'm about to show you around then took city. so please follow me. let me show you around on the monica pin is also known as the top. jerry is a rising star now. maybe as music seen, the 31 year old has collected pretty much all the nominations, namibia has to offer album of the year. best new come up, best collaboration, best female artist. but what does top jerry, what, what mean? such a what. 8 5 what means the number one go like top means on top, on top of the gave number one, nobody can come on top of that. you don't know what to i just came because people would always ask, what are you doing? what are you about? what's next? what so i added that what, what to music varies from don sole to afro park to rap to gospel. but top cherry herself refuses to box in her music. i don't like to put
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a genre tag on my music because i think my music, i just wake up and when i go to the studio, it depends what i'm feeling. if i feel rock that day, i can do a rock and roll song, you know? so yeah, i do music that people love because people love me. i love people doing what she loves, while wearing many shoes, a journalist by profession and actress, and right to buy passion. but top jerry has certainly found her calling music despite being one of maybe a top artist, top cherry, and mingled with the crowd like here in the single quarters market in cut a tour a. when did you have to have the spice and the children to give you a singing in her mother tongue?
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or she bumble is an ode to her heritage. and culture being that maybe in itself is a source of inspiration for top cherry, particularly namibian. and there every day hostile, motivated by. so this is the heart of the, to the super bowl that came from the north. they came from cory house. they came from kyra, they came from their homes to the city, basically to come make a living. most of the times i tell stories from people here, her cannon, i'm and i and i and i and our god died. i'm in, i'm and i and i and our god died goes in, but. * bad back with the hell what the law could to bring out the whole bill. why she long i she got that she but there was you don't mccomb was she got my fill meaning lake. don't think about the situation that you are in today, doesn't determine your to morrow. all you have to do is post to day,
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so that your tomorrow is better. her dreams are valid. what you want to be, what you want to become, you can become with the right mindset. so that's where you stead heavier mind, right? ah, and who do we have in the studio tops area? well, oh mine it is so good to really meet you. i'm glad to be i did are on a please welcome to germany. how it is over the weather. so call. it's so cold, but i love it. i love it so much. talk, cherry and hayes. now listen, you are an award winning musician. yes, enemy be a right? you have one what it boils. now. my as that is the namibian music award. yes. could you have imagined yourself 10 years ago at this point? about relaying if i say no. because i know since at, since i can remember, since i was a little gone my, my confidence was always on the hand that you know,
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my, my, the people at home would always like, can you be less, can you let you know of, since i was a little girl, i was singing in church, literally performing in church on the outer, in am before me. you know, so i like people around me knew that yes, this child right here is going to be something sunday. you know, you've always wanted to be a star with, wanted to be as and then somehow your journey drove you to journalism. yeah. right . how did that happen then? well, our, our industry, fortunately namibia it's, it's not that easy. you don't just say i want to go big and then you will be and i want to read, then you go right? no, like there's channels, you know, the channels. i became a journalist and entertainment journalist. i met a lot of artists because i used to write about them. you know, so in that process i made friends, he, in the and, you know, there was this team or morality a label. when we went to the not to should come in color, i would be at the back of the bus with my iphone and at the scene in,
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at the singing and do and would come to me. and it would say, do know that you can thing you are doing is, is, is a group of a thing in group and said, you know, you can seeing you in a black. yeah. i know, i know it, but you know that you can do it. you know, to be a musician the just want to understand. yeah. on this bass trip you went in the capacious capacity of an entertainment journalist. i went as a journalist is i was a journalist, i used to work in that office and he said, there's a role for a little girl with niche at all here. that's all over the place and that kind of stuff gives you. and i said, tell me when and where, and i'm a be on that bus and i was on that bus. and now you have been launching rather bananas and millions of he's a new tube if you don't know what i'm talking about and please on the 77 percent, we are in the know. so please go on your job to go to music. if you rent from journalism to entertainment journalism is to being asked top, but also you are actually changing lives through your activism. yeah. tell us
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a little bit more about that in my head. i always know there's a little girl is a little boy out there. some way who wakes up every day and just wishes someone could walk up to it and give her a hug for no reason. you know, because that like i always tell people like i understand money's important food isn't for that. but just making some someone feel like you are appreciated, you are important. you know, so i go, i visit schools in a college sanitary pads in m a. be a like, it's really a, it's a pandemic. i must say little girls as young as n as 11 is but eggman do not. and it's most of the time is no by choice. you know? so i visit schools and i talked to those girls about this things. you know, i tell them the importance of education, why it's important to stay in school. so yeah, lake it's, it's things that come from within me. i want us to quickly take a break. but just before the break, i want to ask you, in which language do you dream? i is definitely in the sequin yama, in on my mother,
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in your mother tongue. yes. because like i express myself so much better, like even when a pre, when i talk to god and come to him in the right, you'll be go me. this is middle. bob says as your basic, you know, when my mother them because i believe he understands away. oh yeah, i think i dream definitely in um we are still hanging out with sherry. what were. 7 in the studio and, you know, speaking of language being a unifying factor, i mean, namibia is one country that has several languages spoken in the country, right? and undoubtedly, it is a land of beauty, but it is also home to one of the world's most unequal societies. with a huge gap between the reach and the poor. what will it take to unite the country? oh, no movies. a land of vast open spaces. blessed with good climate rich in its natural resources and a relatively good standard of living. but it also has
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a lot of how i would know that is my home country. now movie is one of the world's most unequal societies. the gap between the rich and poor is staggering. years of colonialism, then a party privileged to the white minority population. and since namibia became a democracy in 1990, there is still a long way to go believe in the world that, that, that has created the systems that make sure that they will protect the haps. that that's the reality of all of the phone. we have to look at the future. we have to look at building something. we have to look at developing. we have to grow as a nation, but it doesn't stop there. high unemployment, especially among the youth, has been worse than by the coven 19 pandemic. and there is also a significant power balance in the namibian society between men and women, and gender based violence is shockingly high. we live in an, in a society where, pardon me, are very much pervasive. are dynamics that also make those choices on behalf of other people and therefore also remove the agency of especially adolescent girls,
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young women and gender nonconforming people. and traditionally, you are taught to not sort of really refuse when a men approaches you because this means older than you are. in other words, our country needs a whole lot of uniting and across many lines. but there are many youth who are trying to change that and i am so lucky to have in the studio 2 of the youths pushing for an a me be as unity through their act. i don't. 6 know about top sure. we and i ha, i give her my it is amazing that she met the time to join us in the studio. i love having you. i want to ask to talk a little bit about that. a report that we just watch for my quarterly or carry talking about unity in the country right in your country. and maybe i sat with you and talk, she would you say that namibia is on the right road in terms of coming together?
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we, we are headed into a direction. yes. but we are still so far. we are really, really so far because the, the necessary people that we need to be in the forefront to hold our hands and say, okay, i get what you guys are doing. let's do this, those, those people, we don't have unfortunate which people with like the main people, like, i mean our li does our, our people in corporate, the people, the hands like you just said, the hurts. you know, in order for, for us to also have the have nots into the conversation. you know, bad people. i had the conversations and meetings for those people, but they're not part of the meeting. i, how do i them? i will get about to ease. i feel that music can do so much good. and when we, when i started my career, people looked at me like, what is this guy's doing? something is weird that i took the namibian flag because that's where i was born.
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you know, i took it and i, wherever i performed on stage, going international, i have that flag with michelle. so like top cherry said, we are on the right way is just give us you the chance to change and make africa. paradise for everybody. yeah, i have, i have to just put this 2 points very succinctly, 1st of all, invite the youth to the table a. secondly, use that add to change that whirl and unite people. now you have a song called a deer journey is it has only adoni didn't yet early years when i listen to this song i this journey, is this part of relating across the continent? yeah. go had yeah. what is have any yeah. some history to this phone ah, now. 6 is this, is this something that happens every day is, can tell you like, guys back home is unless thinkings every day to make a heart, you know, then i, your head gets broken now like that now. yeah. you also got nothing about doing?
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no, i'm more like the guy who makes love song. i really appreciate the woman. yeah. don't to with these play or things was i think as it's time for women it's, it's your time now you are to in the show i'm one guy represented. but i think, yes, we must show so much more love and respect because especially also the african women are the backbone of africa. they hold and that's the respect we need to show them. i love this and indeed you have a song that you slightly mentioned about. you have worked together. i am, you know, in working with a power you know what you, you to, to actually working together. i got a, a, a call for my project. say, jo is, is called me and said he wants a song and i'm like a play when me something when me i'm so busy right now. i hung up and i went above my dates. i think the producer called him as a guy, that guy doesn't believe me. so here is the number get a call in and like, okay,
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for a number and a hello. yeah, this is mag all have you asked people knees i was that was really big. wow. now i have to ask you, why do you think your song, which is why when we united, right, why do you think it's so important right now? i think it's important, especially where, where i come from, you know, because especially in the odds, you know, everybody's trying to do their own thing. everybody is so, so concentrated on their own being that you don't even when i let someone else in, you know, but when we did that song we is showing that it can be done. you know, we can work together any can be a bomb and we can make it work. listen for 77 percent has got it. what you're asking? well, the coolest people from now media in those studio. now let's head over to south africa to meet how again, all my she, lou, aka. how much interesting name, right. but the background is even more fascinating,
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but she loses the cow is the fact that symbol of expression and the most read how culture is changing. the title of my artwork is 123 block myself. it comes from a game, hide and seek, basically, leads to play when lead maternal grandmother, how my name is call co mass. i'm a sculptor primarily, but a multi disciplinary co, much as a deep fascination for the coal, and it's not just in her name's the contemporary artist from what africa limpopo province was raised in the city of 20 is known for her distinctive sculptures. call much tactful religion, culture and identity in her act as a member of the petty people, she married more than a traditional art through the symbolic him of this acrid cole. my name is actually co, hey, lo much about my c low birth given name. my mom you can call me call call when i was younger. so the call part kind of stuck to me when i was all that decided i'm going to go in with the call. what stands out for me is this how prominent that is
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within our practices within the slaughters family gatherings, bringing people together and the most significant being the how the call is the bridge between the ancestral plane and our old coma you the synthetic liver, was to create us cultures combining the various fabrics, either nor to an upbringing in stark contrast to the coal, which is a common feature for africa, but rural landscape plus uses the 30 materials means no coals hummed in the making of her. i have been working as an artist for probably just under 10 years now. i think it started off as a longing to be more connected to the culture. so i pulled from very nostalgic objects that i would see from my grandmother's house and things that reminded me of home. and it says, reminding me of my culture as well. in the beginning it was because i felt that i was removed from a so space. so being a golden grew up in the suburbs,
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it felt as if i couldn't use a real cow hide, because i'm maybe not as connected to cause as my cousins who lived in the homelands her. by exclusively using the black and white color palate call, much aims to elevate block from its perception as a negative carla tickets right from place as an a formative color par pieces a reach in african history. and each one tells a story. recently her modern and contemporary creations of caught the attention of the international market my work as well as my physical appearance or aesthetic both tie in together in being its own version of a culture that is thought there but just inspired by culture, but also there within itself, most african cultures expressed their beliefs through their art. this has played a significant role in shipping the collective cultural history of the world. now
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it's called much as time to take the spotlight on the international uh stage, always staying true to her petty rooms. holy cow, amazing cultural preservation, therefore, how much our next airport is tied to cultural preservation in a more than we, singer and design a quill tower is leading the fashion revolution in congo. have brandley put a swagger, takes cues from africa, philly, to raise them. and congo latham flash, one subculture, no 2 of her creations are alike and how unique fashion also acts as a mirror to hand music. but what african traditions i as her? ah, if we go further early put us, i'm a my a brand if coldly put a swagger because my brand is based on the loin cloth. i am a 100 percent of for feature is tied reporter angola means loincloth and swagger
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means fashion. i don't preparing for for why do i see my creations are usually made of knowing close wilkinson orbit and some people are more, well, it connects me to my continent and really supports my african identity. a more mon, you don't. if you have to get a bar at last, there were stage outfits because i am a singer refusal to humor. i said to myself, i want to make something that no one else will wear and then displayed in a museum. i wrote the book, frozen premier posley put us walker was born. i also make this clear in the spirit of rebellion as primo, her renewal was to her or i didn't want to be boxed in and was psychologically ready for people to reject my ideas. more africa, i humor go here. i
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consider myself an afo features designer. if we're talking about africa, then it's africa, which ultimately inspires me to laugh. quickie must be away from that. oh, oh, oh. oh, oh, just swagger is one for the wild. i hope to take it as far as possible and become a showcase for africa. while our open reprint will, i think i will probably buy it here. if i don't be afraid of obstacles, don't be afraid of difficulties because there's no shortage of the law for barbara . but me to have faith in what you do. but that's super important. and so you may probably in the shop the world to so people, but it's because of the
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a slug is definitely a feat for the young off real future. we speak you now from the congo. we fly over to new jazz capital in the army which rises like a watts's out of the sahara. the city on the banks of the gerry ver knows how to trade. he then throw apache, and we have the pleasure of following one of the country's biggest rough ha, but our chemo who is taking us out to see the so out of control. hello alex, i'm everyone. i'm bertina bowen, allah, i'm from leisure. and this is the beautiful city of miami, where i grew up. i'm very happy to welcome you to my city in the army. thank once on that radical last year's capital near me. it was the sahara, but there is no denying the city of lush green fight. none other than west africa.
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the biggest river flows through it. and 15th, the city of over 1000000 is in some of najia. we are at leisure river. it's our pride in beauty, it fits the city and give the charm not a mile. mia made both a make of west african and the heron heritage, your god, who lannie, grammar, hauser, and 2 or 8 people live here. he added to his roots. burkina writes his lyrics in both houser and samar, with an average age of just 15 this year is the wealth youngest country and the youth of mimi city market. well, they devil as extras. inver aquinos decreed you don't want our grandma so we are our grandma shared their biggest market in the heart of from the army. it's terrible my ship any pocket, you know, this is my favorite because you can find everything you want here. home for kutrovitch rock of it automatically after leaving his hands and follows behind it's
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time for a snack. the local speciality committee sunday, drive me clinically. she is symbolical familiar in the army, and you can always find it here in muslim countries. it's christy me job and the american fans are still on his tail later on to swing by the international festival of african fashion. a melting pot of missouri and culture. i mean i know some of me or my family we are here. fema where i have the honor performing good. we have 5 minutes on stage and it's gonna be like nothing else. something come up with. oh, i don't know the whole a waste on like lights and the crowds, perky not takes us to the dues, just outside the city. it's time to wind down. i michelle,
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them for dear friends. we are here with mahmoud, my guitarist, the only engine another minute since we come here to get inspired surrounded by the beauty of nature and peace. and the beautiful view of miami is in, we are here in the army, and this is also your home issue. all was we are waiting for you and you all is welcome. thank you charles, out ra loud, but i key math. thank you so much. i hope you enjoyed that. 12 near me. i think one of my favorite highlights was clichy, and in fact, our very generous guest is and top cherry. what were brought on something similar to the clichy, which is dried meat with salt and spices known as bill talk. it now maybe today's show was all about highlighting and celebrating african culture, music musicians and full. and i want to know what else is happening in your country
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. do write me on facebook, instagram, and you to also, you can drop me an email at 77 at b, w dot com. for now, i leave you with some of that nearby and goodness in this song by top sherry, and he's titled, when were you not enjoy until next time? thank you for watching. ah ah ah ah ah ah
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