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Watch BigStar Johnson and Rouge’s Music Video for ‘Two Cups’

BigStar Johnson and Rouge connect on his latest single "Two Cups."

South African rappers BigStar Johnson and Rouge always make magic together. From BigStar's stellar debut album, Me & Mines, comes the latest single "Two Cups," in which the East Rand MC connects once again with his musical twin.


The song sounds like a hot summer day where you are just kicking it with your friends in a swimming pool. And that's exactly what you'll see in the video, which is directed by Kuda Jemba.

BigStar, Rouge and several of their friends buy a house in a suburban neighborhood and turn it into the life of the party.

Watch the music video below, and be sure to pick up a copy of Me & Mines here.

BigStar Johnson - Two Cups feat. Rouge [Official Video] Uncensored version www.youtube.com

Read: BigStar Johnson's Debut Album 'Me & Mines' References Old School Kwaito, R&B and Jazz

Interview

Amadou & Mariam Forever

We talk to the legendary Malian duo about their rich past, songwriting process and their advice for young African artists with disabilities.

Amadou & Mariam don't require an introduction.

The couple has been making Afro-blues music for over 35 years, drawing inspiration from their home of Mali, for over 35 years.

Their 1999 albumSou Ni Tilé sold 100,000 copies. In 2005, their album Dimanche à Bamako won the French Victoire de la Musique prize for Best World Music Album of the year and the BBC Radio 3 Award for Africa. It also went platinum in France after selling over 300,000 copies. The duo have performed with U2, Coldplay, Blur and many others.

We caught up with them below for a conversation about their rich past, their songwriting process and their advice for young African artists with disabilities, ahead of the duo's performance at the upcoming London Jazz Festival 2021.

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