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Watch AliThatDude & Hunter Rose's Heartwarming New Music Video

Watch the music video for the first single from AliThatDue's new EP, "Burgundy (Cognac)."

Cape Town-based Namibian artist AliThatDude released a beautiful R&B EP, Mood Ring, last week that you should really listen to.

He just followed the release up with a music video for one of the songs on the project, "Burgundy (Cognac)," which features Cape Town-based singer Hunter Rose.


"Burgundy (Cognac)" is a beautiful R&B duet and has a fitting video, which is minimalist in nature, but still manages to convey the song's emotion.

Watch the video for "Burgundy (Cognac)", directed by Motion Billy, below.

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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