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You Can Now Watch 'Hair That Moves,' a South African Film About Natural Hair on Amazon Prime

This South African short film highlights the struggles that young African girls experience grappling with their natural hair.

This short film highlighting the struggles that young African girls experience grappling with their tightly coiled, kinky hair is now available to stream on Amazon Prime, Shadow And Act reports.


Hair That Moves, written and directed by Yolanda Keabetswe Mogatusi, tells the story of Buhle, a young girl who embarks on a journey to transform herself to look like her favorite pop star.

The film was recently acquired by Gravitas Ventures and was produced in conjunction with Focus Features, a division of NBCUniversal and the National Film and Video Foundation. Hair That Moves was also selected to be screened at the FiSahara Film Festival, the 20th anniversary of the Zanzibar International Film Festival and the San Antonio International Film Festival, Shadow And Act adds.

Check out the trailer for Hair That Moves, which will be developed into a feature film, below. Watch it free (with an Amazon Prime membership) here.

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Mr Eazi and J Balvin Cross Continents to Bring Us 'Lento'

This sizzling afropop and reggaeton hit is surely a collab sent straight from heaven.

In an end of year collaboration sent straight from heaven, Nigeria's Mr Eazi and Colombia's J Balvin join forces and cultures to bring fans "Lento." The two continue their delectable cross-continental bond on the brilliant and infectious new hit.

The sizzling new single has something for fans of afropop, reggaeton, and everything in between.

The two music giants manage to perfectly bridge and melt their musical worlds together on an unmistakable Nigerian beat, courtesy of bad ass producer KILLERTUNES. All the while exchanging lyrics in Spanish, Yoruba and English, with a nod to Elvis Crespo's merengue classic "Suavemente."

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