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Video: BIG FKN GUN Tour Diary + Jumping Back Slash Remix

South Africa's electro/hip-hop group BIG FKN GUN release the first installment of their video tour diary for their 'Pop Models' EP.


South African electro/hip-hop crew BIG FKN GUN has just released the visuals to the first episode of their tour for the Pop Models EP that dropped last year. The first stop on the tour was the band's hometown of Durban, and their city definitely came out in full force to represent from the looks of things. Fellow SA'er Jumping Back Slash — who recently dropped a superb EP reworking Brandy & Monica's 1998 smash "The Boy Is Mine" (cue swooning from your middle-school self) —  also remixed BIG FKN GUN's "R!ot" off the EP. Check out the recap video + remix below and be on the lookout for new episodes from the Pop Models tour.

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The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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