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Video: Yadi x Baaba Mal x The Very Best 'Unbreakable'

Watch a glow-in-the-dark electropop video from Yadi x Baaba Mal x The Very Best. for "Unbreakable."


London-based electropop singer Yadi links up with The Very Best (who presumably crafted the beat here) and Senegalese veteran Baaba Mal for the uplifting "Unbreakable." The hypnotizing visuals feature a cast of traditional African dancers twisting and swerving in glow-in-the-dark outfits. Read our previous exclusive with The Very Best, in which they talk about collaborating with Mal on their latest album, and watch the video for "Unbreakable" below.

Update: Video is now private, but hear/download the song here.

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Thebe Magugu's AW21 Collection 'Alchemy' Is An Exploration of African Spirituality

Magugu collaborated with Kristin-Lee Moolman to create a '70s-style B movie called Banyoloyi A Bosigo

South African fashion designer Thebe Magugu has released his AW21 collection, Alchemy, and it is beautiful. For his latest collection, the 2019 LVMP prize winner introduced a redefinition of his previous work, Counter Intelligent, featuring embroidered chiffon dresses, pink blazers and cinched waist belts.

For the new collection, Thebe Magugu collaborated with the photographer Kristin-Lee Moolman to create a 1970s-style B movie called Banyoloyi A Bosigo. The short film, which is written, directed and photographed by Moolman, shows the power play between two rival girl gangs named the "ultimate midnite angels" who speak Zulu and Setswana.

The short film begins at the river with an initiation rite, then the sending out of the initiated woman to become a spy. There's also a love affair between two women of rival tribes that warrants a capture. Each scene of the movie introduces the fits to the collection as well as exhibiting the fluidity of the outfits.

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