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Burna Boy 'Yawa Dey'

Watch the standout streets music video for Burna Boy's "Yawa Dey" a dancehall influence single from his L.I.F.E. LP.


Burna Boy's latest visuals for "Yawa Dey" are immediately eye-grabbing. They juggle the use of a hyperrealist color scheme and, more notably, showcase the buzzing Nigerian in several standout outfits — there's an LL Cool J bucket-hat-no-shirt get up, a jean overalls with gold jewels combo and a sleek camo-patch pattern long sleeve. The music video cycles through various light-hearted scenes of posse dancing and beach soccer to the sounds of Burna Boy's dancehall-influenced tune. Watch the Clarence Peters-directed clip for "Yawa Dey" below and read our review of Burna Boy's L.I.F.E. LP, which features this and several other bangers.

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