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Burna Boy Drops the Cheerful Music Video for 'Pull Up'

Burna Boy drops his first music video since the release of "African Giant."

It's been almost a month since the release of Burna Boy's African Giant, and the artist continues to bring the heat with new collaborations, interviews, performances and, now, a music video for one of the album's clearest standouts "Pull Up."

The song, was the last single released in the lead-up to African Giant, and the first music video since the album's release.

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The vibrant music video sees Burna Boy and a group of models—all in impeccably stylish looks—gallivanting around London, hitting up local spots, driving around in a convertible and simply enjoying themselves. It gives off plenty of chill, yet infectious energy, and makes us wish we were along for the ride too.


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The video was directed by none other than Meji Alabi, who also directed Burna's memorable video for "On the Low." It's laidback feel and simplicity meshing effortlessly with the song's nostalgic feel.

It was recently announced that the artist will be preforming at this year's Afropunk festival in Johannesburg in December.

Check out the music video for "Pull Up" below.

Burna Boy - Pull Up (Official Video) youtu.be

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