Welcome to the 18th volume of WizeWorld. This week we have the songs that drive Nigerian protest, Beirut's cultural identity, a 3-hour rhythmic house mix, and a gesture of appreciation from students to their teacher.
FRIENDLY REMINDER: we added a bunch of new staff picks to the WizeCulture database last week, including some alternative Xmas music to enjoy over the holidays.
From the BBC, comes an exposé into the music and expression that act as the heartbeat driving Nigerian protest.
Earlier this year Beirut was rocked by an explosion, destroying the property of one of the city's most prominent aristocrats, leaving an unsalvageable loss of culture.
Kiffen Beats delivers a mix just shy of three and a half hours. It has a perfect soft vibe and eternal groove that extends throughout the whole runtime, perfect for getting lost in.
Statistics students at the College of New Jersey surprised their teacher with heartfelt letters after he went above and beyond over the semester.
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