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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.

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How Relocating to Ghana Helped Reinvigorate Jewelry Designer Aisha Asamany's Work

Moving to Ghana gave Aisha Asamany's luxury jewelry brand, inspired by Adinkra symbols that traditionally project strength, fearlessness, love and power, renewed verve to tell personal stories of her growing clientele.

In 2019, the government of Ghana made a global splash with its Year of Return initiative – the campaign sought to encourage the African diaspora to return home to the continent, specifically to Ghana.

Linked to the 400th year commemoration of the first recorded landing of slaves in the United States, it became a launchpad for the Ghanaian government to convince Black people around the world to permanently settle in the West African country.

Aisha Asamany, a corporate management consultant for high-profile UK financial institutions turned self-taught luxury jewelry designer was one of many who heeded the call, trading in the corporate life for a spiritual and an entrepreneurial journey – one of joy, appreciation, and representation in her fatherland.

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