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Reason, AKA & Khuli Chana Will Make Your Speakers Vibrate With ‘Yipikayay’

The South African hip-hop trifecta of Reason, AKA and Khuli Chana drop a neon party video for "Yipikayay"

Still from "Yipikayay" music video.


The South African hip-hop trifecta of Reason, AKA and Khuli Chana combine forces in the new video for “Yipikayay,” a standout track from Reason’s Audio Re-Definition album.

The song’s new music video is a party affair, featuring mechanical bull riding and flashing neon lights, that sees the South African rappers dropping references to LL Cool J, Kanye, and Kim K.

Meanwhile, AKA and Khuli Chana’s other recent joint song “Baddest” just won Best Hit Single and Best Collaboration at the Metro FM Music Awards.

Watch the video for “Yipikayay,” directed by Studio Space Pictures, below and revisit Okayafrica TV's Day Out in NYC with Khuli Chana underneath.

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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