To provide the first taxicab service in the Washington Metropolitan area that offers 100% equitable, on-demand, wheelchair accessible vehicles. To improve the quality of life of the disabled individual who has never had the ability to be spontaneous with their non-disabled friends, family, or associates. To ensure that Arlington County is a leader and innovator in ADA compliance, and is adequately prepared to help their disabled citizens in the event of an emergency. To provide disabled individuals a way to maintain an accessible lifestyle in a dignified way.
Or so they say. This weekend, Dazed flew out to Lagos, Nigeria for the third annual MTV Africa Music.
Awards and spent a few days and some late nights meeting rap, R&B and kuduro superstars from across Africa: names like Banky W, Fally Ipupa, Daddy Owen, Cabo Snoop and Radio & Weasel, from Angola to Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo and beyond, all huge stars in their own countries, selling truckloads of records despite rampant piracy and a rickety music industry. These guys are kind of the Jay Zs and Snoops of Africa, basically.