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“If there is one thing I love, it’s the radio platform.” – Shadrach Kabango

CBC and PRI welcome Shadrach Kabango as the new host of Q! Shad has a wealth of experience behind the microphone, including a stint as a guest host on Q. He is a Juno Award-winning rapper and hip-hop artist. Shad was born in Kenya and moved with his parents to London, Ontario.

The revered indie-pop band drops by Studio Q to perform from their new record Kintsugi and sits down with guest host Allan Hawco to talk about their split from band co-founder Chris Walla.

It's been puzzling art curators and experts for a long time, but scientists at the University of Antwerp discovered the reason why some of van Gogh's most prized works of art are turning white.

FROM THE NEWSROOM:  At the top of the agenda for The World today, Iraqi troops are making headway in their battle to take back the city of Tikrit from ISIS control. We've got an update on that. Also, Thomas Erdbrink of the New York Times has been gauging reaction in Tehran to the news that a group of GOP senators have sent a letter to Iran cautioning against a nuclear deal with the US.

Enter the world of the Oscar, Grammy and recent Canadian Screen Award winning-composer behind The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings.

Forget honorifics like “you're excellency” or “Mr. President” or even “Sir,” Uruguayans call their outgoing president simply, "Pepe."

José “Pepe” Mujica is stepping down after five years as perhaps the world's most humble presidents.

FROM THE NEWSROOM:   All eyes are on Washington this morning, where Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is addressing the US Congress.