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Jesse Boykins III x MeLo-X 'Zulu Guru' [Short Film]

Video shot in Equatorial Guinea and Johannesburg for Zulu Guru.


Zulu Guru is the collaborative full-length work of soulful all over the globe singer/songwriter Jesse Boykins III and remix-acclaimed emcee MeLo-X. For months on sweet-hitting months Okayplayer had the Brooklyn duo's experimental soundscapes on repeat. Now after traveling throughout the source of the album's inspiration, the pair released a short film capturing their moments spent in Africa. Watch the visually stunning video shot in Equatorial Guinea and Joburg below. Zulu Guru is out now on Ninja Tune.

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The New Fela Kuti Box Set is Curated by Femi Kuti & Chris Martin

And they said the perfect holiday gift doesn't exist...

Fela Kuti's 50th anniversary reissues released this year have reminded us why his status as a legend continues to ring true.

Through the year, Partisan Records (the homes of Fela's catalog) has released a number of special reissues, and now Vinyl Box #5 is set to drop just in time for you to be named the coolest gift giver in your friend group. The highly-anticipated fifth installment of vinyl reissues was co-curated by Fela's son, Nigerian afrobeat ambassador Femi Kuti and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin.

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