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Watch Burkinabé Rapper Art Melody's Video For 'Bamb Rat'

Watch the collage video for Burkina Faso rapper Art Melody's thumping hip-hop banger "Bamb Rat."


Burkina Faso's Art Melody returns in form with the raw, straight hip-hop banger "Bamb Rat," a highlight off the Ouagadougou-based rapper's Wogdog Blues full-length from last year. The track sees Art Melody joining forces with DJ Form and longtime production collaborator Redrum for a thumping and frenetic 90s-nodding anthem. For the video, Jeremie Lenoir's cycles images of Art Melody performing to a revolving background of street collages and spray painted murals. Watch the video for "Bamb Rat," plus check out some live footage of Art Melody and his band getting stage-crashed by Angélique Kidjo at Festival Black & Basque in Bayonne, below. Wogdog Blues LP is available in digital/vinyl from Art Melody's bandcamp.

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B3nchMarQ Shares The Music Video For 'New Friend$' Featuring A-Reece

South African hip-hop duo B3nchmarQ's new visuals for the single 'New Friend', featuring A-Reece, are a depiction of the quintessential boys' night out.

South African rap duo B3nchMarQ has officially released their music video for New Friend$ featuring A-Reece. The single comes off their recently released 18-track offering Power Trip Album which dropped in March 2021. The visuals for New Friend$ are a montage of a chilled night out with the entourage and were shot in Pretoria, A-Reece and B3nchMarQ's hometown.

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