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Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew Share 'Phone Wahala' Video

Sierra Leonan rap/dance group Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew release a new song and accompanying visuals, "Phone Wahala."


For their new song and accompanying music video "Phone Wahala," Sierra Leonan rap-pop trio Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew make comedy out of that most relatable phenomena: miscommunication. Directed by Ishmael Kanu, the visuals for the bouyant, drum-based track intersperse funny scenes of the bandmates getting apprehended for apparent infidelity by their respective lovers with plush close-ups of Bajah and co. singing to the camera. "Phone Wahala," which translates to "Phone Confusion," is a lighthearted song & video that the band hopes will "bring some joy in [the] heart of our people. Too much stress, but we hoping for a bêtter 2015, so we start it with a joyful music, the vibes they love best!!!" Watch "Phone Wahala" below and, for more, check out Bajah and producer Captain Planet's salute to ebola doctors.

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