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Batida Shares The Visuals For 'Tá Doce'

Angolan-Portuguese artist Batida releases the new visuals for "Tá Doce," his third single off his latest album 'Dois.'


Portuguese-Angolan producer Batida has released a new video for his bouncy, percussion-laden track "Tá Doce," the third single from his latest album Dois. "Tá Doce" boasts an intensely rhythmic beat infused with bold afro-house and kuduro elements. The colorful track also features a sample of The Clash's "Ghetto Defendant," as well as spoken word by Portuguese slam poetry artist AF DiaphraThe video — directed by Pedro CoquenãoVasco Mendes and Natália Alves — was shot in Batida's hometown of Lisbon and follows two young kids as they spend the day skateboarding, sifting through records, having a jam session, and exploring the city. View the fun and lighthearted visuals for "Tá Doce" below. Also, be sure to catch Batida at one of the many shows he'll be playing this summer, dates are listed below.

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