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Black Motion Tackle Violence Against Women In New ‘Lalela’ Music Video

Afrocentric house music duo Black Motion depict the sad reality of gender based violence in new Lalela music video

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It’s always refreshing to witness artists finding creative ways of incorporating serious social issues in their music.

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Make it stop: Black Motion’s Lalela visuals take on gender based violence in South Africa

And just weeks after snatching a 23rd annual SAMA gong for Best Dance Album and Best Group/Duo of the Year, Black Motion has done a pretty impressive job of bringing in the the scourge of gender based violence in the visuals for the latest single Lalela.

Black Motion Lalela music videos

Black Motion tackles the gripping reality of violence against women in Lalela music video

The award winning house music duo on Friday unveiled the music video of the track, taken from the album YaBadimo. The music video is a continuation of a story which starts on the afrocentric house music duo’s 2016  Heartless Intentions music video, which also depicts a story that hits very close to home.

Black Motion Lalela music videos

READ: BLACK MOTION’S YA BADIMO ALBUM HAS GONE GOLD! 

 

Also quite the busy beings, Black Motion is prepping a productive weekend performing in Singapore, Asia this coming weekend.

ALBUM REVIEW: YA BADIMO IS A SURREAL AFRICAN EXPERIENCE 

Watch the music video below and let us know what you think in the Comments section below

 

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The Legendary Stimela Makes Triumphant Return With New Album

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2018 has proven to be one hell of an iconic year for music. New artists have come to disrupt, top acts returned to the charts with solid releases and legends are back on the radar! The latest thrill has come from the return of legendary jazz band Stimela, who have released a new album. Entitled Catch The Train, the smooth project is available on all digital platforms and physical stores.

Jabu Sibumbe, Sam Ndlovu, Isaac “Mnca” Mtshali, Thapelo Khomo, Ntokozo Zungu, Sandile Ngema all got together to create another instalment for Stimela and this time they enlisted a few young musicians, including Nazania, with whom they amalgamated to create an African rooted jazz sound.

Related: Zonke Makes Triumphant Return In New Album – L.O.V.E

The 10 track album allows one to reminisce as they hear the familiar vocal ranges which pay homage to the hits Stimela have created over the years.

The band is excited about the release, saying they are happy to finally be giving fans what they had been patiently waiting for.

Also Read: Nasty C Displays Confidence on Strings & Bling – Album Review

“Stimela fans have been patiently waiting for this moment and we are more than thrilled at the milestone achieved. The album will ensure that true Stimela fans don’t get left behind but are first at the platform to Catch the Train”, they shared in a statement.

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Banger Alert! Yung Swiss Features K.O In Brand New Single ‘Psychedelia’

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Yung Swiss delighted fans when he liberated some brand new music on Friday.

The Bottom Baby rapper features K.O once more in the collaborative joint, which premiered as an Apple music exclusive. Although he first teased the impending release with the official artwork on Thursday, the mid-tempo trap  single ultimately came as a surprise.

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The single picks up hot on the heels of what was a successful 2017 for the Hip Hop freshman, whose contributions to DJ Speedsta’s Mayo helped the hit to reach Gold status. It’s also taken from his upcoming album, earmarked for release sometime in mid-2018.

READ: OUR EXCLUSIVE 2017 INTERVIEW WITH YUNG SWISS 

Yung Swiss must be aware of the pressure to deliver solid work after emerging as one of the biggest names in the new wave pack last year.

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Yung Swiss and K.O previously worked together on ‘Jungle’ Photo: Supplied

A strong opener for the awaited looming studio project, Psychedelia is confident, adventurous and soul-mining without losing its essential poolside trap vibe. K.O maintains his authenticity in his kwaito meets Hip Hop inspired verse, giving the song the wider appeal it deserves.

Get it on iTunes HERE 

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Cici’s Music Video For Iqiniso Depicts The Sad Reality Of Domestic Violence

Cici has released a heart-wrenching music video for ‘Iqiniso’, in which she depicts the gripping reality of domestic violence

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Cici’s latest music video depicts the heartbreaking reality of domestic violence, a subject that is quite personal to the Ambitious Entertainment songstress.

The clip is for her single Iqiniso, and it debuted on SABC 1 premium music show Live Amp on Friday at 7:30 PM.  And for those who missed it,  the full-length visuals are now also on YouTube.

Cici Qiniso music video

In the gripping, an Ambitiouz Visuals directed picture, Cici can be seen singing in a hospital where doctors are operating on a female patient. She is giving viewers an outer body experience as she puts herself in the shoes of those who have gone through similar experiences.

Cici Qiniso music video

Earlier this year the singer laid assault charges against ex-boyfriend and Kwaito artist Arthur Mofokate. The case has drawn much public outcry as Cici alleges that Mafokate dragged her into the streets after a physical scuffle. 

According to the ENCA, Cici reported that she has had to undergo a pelvic replacement after one of the incidents.

Mafokate has denied these allegations and has also laid counter charges against her.

Images: YouTube

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