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Bas and Ari Lennox in "Amnesia" (Youtube)

Watch Bas' New Video For 'Amnesia' Featuring Ari Lennox & Kiddominant

A blend of Afro-house, soca, afrobeats, and sounds from Bahia, Brazil produced by DJ Moma.

French-born, New York-raised, Sudanese rapper Bas comes through with the new music video for "Amnesia," his addictive single from Spilled Milk Vol. 1.

"Amnesia" sees Bas linking up with fellow Dreamville artist Ari Lennox and Nigeria's Kiddominant for a head-nodding blend of Afro-house, soca, afrobeats, and sounds from Bahia, Brazil. The uplifting track was produced by DJ Moma.

The beautiful, joy-filled music video for "Amnesia" was made by an all-black creative crew, a press statement mentiosn. It features direction and choreography from Tajana B-Williams and styling from Mazhané Rima- Fleurima and Zarah Elizabeth.

For more, read our in-depth interview with Bas about his Sudanese roots and the African influences on his latest record, Milky Way. "I was born in France & raised in New York but I'm still African," he mentions in that exclusive interview with OkayAfrica.

Watch Bas, Ari Lennox and Kiddominant's new music video for "Amnesia" below.


Bas - Amnesia feat. Ari Lennox and KIDDOMINANT (Official Video) youtu.be

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Listen to Femi Kuti's New Song 'As We Struggle Everyday'

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Femi Kuti shares his new single, "As We Struggle Everyday," the latest drop from the upcoming double album Legacy +, a joint endeavor with his son Made Kuti.

"As We Struggle Everyday" is a politically-charged afrobeat tune about people having the voting power to hold their 'leaders' accountable, but often failing to do so. Throughout the song, Femi sings "As we struggle everyday We try to find a better way See these leaders wey suppose jail Na him my people dem dey hail."

Femi explains: "'As We Struggle Everyday' is about how hard people work everyday to make ends meet and still go to vote corrupt politicians into power who are meant to be in jail."

Legacy +, which is due out February 5 from Partisan Records, includes a full album by Femi titled Stop The Hate and an album by his son, Made, titled For(e)ward. The pair have previously shared the singles "Pà Pá Pà" and "Your Enemy" off the upcoming release.

Listen to Femi Kuti's "As We Struggle Everyday" below.

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