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Video: LV x Okmalumkoolkat 'Sssnake'

Watch African electronic music producers LV's white light neon video for "Sssnake" with Okmalumkoolkat.


"Sssnake" is a video re-edit of London production trio LV and South African spitter Okmalumkoolkat's 2010 banger "Boomslang" set to a almost wholly reworked track. The fast-cutting, white light visuals are as striking as ever while Okmalumkoolkat runs amok with his signature nonlinear verse — We're the coolest/ f_ck John Wayne/ Eat you motherf_ckers like chicken chow mein. For more check out our exclusive feature on LV, plus their standout videos for "Sebenza" and "Spitting Cobra" with Okmalum. Watch "Sssnake" below.

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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