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Cassper Nyovest And Davido’s Collabo ‘Check On You’ Is Here

New banger from Cassper Nyovest and Davido.

In mid-January, Cassper Nyovest and Davido revealed they were working on some music together.

Less than a month later, the song is here, and it comes with a video, too.


Titled "Check On You," the track draws from the two artist's influences. "Check On You" is a hybrid of afrobeat and South African house, with some sprinkles of rap and pop.

It's dance floor-ready and will highly likely blow up. Nyovest's dual personality of a rapper and a pantsula, bleeds through—he raps his verses, and on the bridge, renders some kwaito-style vocals and adlibs.

The video is shot in a mansion that stands in what looks like the northern suburbs of Joburg. Like with most pop music videos, there are plenty of scantily dressed women making apperances.

Watch the video for "Check On You" below, and download the song here.

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South African Filmmaker Carmen Sangion Unpacks Her Short Film 'Uncertainty'

Uncertainty, a film about a couple's emotional battles during lockdown, forms part of the global nine-chapter anthology project titled One(Nine).

During the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, nine filmmakers isolating in various parts of the world came together for a collective experiment. The global team of female filmmakers worked on short films which formed part of the anthology One(Nine), a nine-chapter project of perspectives and experiences — real, unreal, fiction, non-fiction and everything in between.

The team included Canada's Ingrid Veninger, Mina Shum, Isa Benn and Slater Jewell-Kemker, as well as Dorothee Wenner (Germany), Shengze Zhu (China/USA), Carmen Sangion (South Africa) and Lydia Zimmermann (Spain). One(Nine) premiered digitally at Canada's Female Eye Film Festival that ran from March 12to 29.

For this piece, South Africa's Carmen Sangion dissects Uncertainty, a film which interrogates Black men's vulnerability and mental health struggles through the lens of one couple's relationship battles during lockdown.

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ASAP Shembe’s Remix Edition of His Debut Album ‘Amarekere’ is Essential Listening

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