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Okayafrica TV: On The Set of Amadou & Mariam's 'Wily Kataso' Shoot

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Okayafrica TV was present for the shoot of Amadou and Mariam's latest music video for "Wily Kataso" at New York City's burlesque venue The Box. We talked to the Malian duo about the meaning behind the song and sat down with track-collaborators Tunde Adebimpe and Kyp Malone from TV on the Radio about their involvement in the project. Watch our exclusive behind-the-scenes video above and watch the official clip for "Wily Kataso" below. To see more great images from the set, peep this interview with video director Jennifer DeLia.

OKA TV video shot by Steven Schuerman, edited by Aubrey Murdock.

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