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A-Reece, Wordz and Ecco Give You a Snapshot Into Their Lives in Their Latest Music Video

Watch A-Reece, Wordz and Ecco's latest music video.

South African rappers A-Reece, Wordz and Ecco just released the visuals to the song "Welcome To My Life," which appears in their stellar album L3 (Long Lost Letters), which came out in June.


We observed that the album plays out like a reality show depicting the rappers' "lit" lives, and the video does exactly just that. The video shows the trio and their goons living the life they tell us about in the albums.

Watch the music video below and revisit our review of L3 (Long Lost Letters) here.


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11 Rwandan Artists You Should Be Listening To

Musicians like Bushali, Kivumbi King, Rita Ange Kagaju, and Alyn Sano have been putting their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

The current landscape of modern Rwandan music is more dynamic than ever before, from updated versions of traditional folk sounds to the recent 'KinyaTrap' phenomenon that has permeated playlists across the country. For decades, Rwandan airwaves have been dominated by international hits — and by a handful of established Rwandan superstars — but now, as the country continues to develop and diversify, so does its musical setting, with new and different sounds ascending from the hills. The past five years have seen the emergence of an army of young artists eager to reclaim their languages (Rwanda has four official languages) and identity, interlacing their music with influences that stretch far and wide.

Here are 11 artists that have emerged in the past five years to put their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

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Watch YoungstaCPT's New Music Video for 'Kleurling'

YoungstaCPT explores, with great profundity, the complexity of Coloured identity and culture in his latest music video for 'Kleurling'.