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Christian Tiger School's 'Chorisolo' Video Pairs Dogs & Open Landscapes

Christian Tiger School share the new video 'Chorisolo', the first single of their upcoming Tommy Boy debut LP 'Chrome Tapes'.


Recent Tommy Boy Entertainment signees Christian Tiger School have just shared a new video for "Chorisolo," the first single off their sophomore album Chrome Tapes, which is due in June. The Cape Town-based duo first garnered attention with their tasteful blend of hazy, L.A. beat scene-inspired hip-hop sounds. The group's new Chrome Tapes LP promises further explorations in production with the incorporation of techno, house and experimental elements into their already signature sound.

Christian Tiger School's new video for "Chorisolo," directed by Christopher Bisset and Ross Hillier, similarly departs from the expected by completely ignoring W.C. Fields' age-old rule in film to "never work with animals or children." At first glance, a video of dogs running in various open landscapes seems pretty ordinary. However, combined with the driving four-on-the-floor beat and ambient textures of "Chorisolo," the visual transforms into a pleasantly hypnotic experience. Watch the video for "Chorisolo" below and check out our recent interview with Christian Tiger School members Luc Vermeer and Sebastian Zanasi on their Tommy Boy Entertainment debut Chrome Tapes.

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Reekado Banks Recalls The Carnage of The #EndSARS Protests In Single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

The Nigerian singer pays his respects to those lost during last year's #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Reekado Banks is back with a track that is as socially important as it is a banger. It seems fitting for the singer's first solo release of the year to be a tribute to his fellow countrypeople fighting for a country that they all wish to live in. The 27-year-old Afrobeats crooner has returned with endearing track 'Ozumba Mbadiwe', honoring the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests that saw the Nigerian government authorize an onslaught of attacks on Nigerian citizens for their anti-government demonstrations.

The protests took the world by storm, additionally because the Nigerian government insists that none of the police brutality happened. In an attempt to gaslight the globe, Nigerian officials have come out to hoards to deny any and all accusations of unlawfully killing peaceful protesters. Banks mentions the absurd denials in the track, singing "October 20, 2020 something happened with the government, they think say we forget," in the second verse. Reekado's reflective lyrics blend smoothly and are supported by the upbeat, effortless Afrobeat rhythm.

In another reflective shoutout to his home, 'Ozumba Mbadiwe' is named after a popular expressway on Lagos Island that leads to the infamous Lekki Toll Gate where protesters were shot at, traumatized, and murdered. Although packed with conscious references, the P.Priime produced track is a perfect amalgamation of the talents that Reekado Banks has to offer; a wispy opening verse, a hook to kill, and an ethereal aura to mark this as a song as a hit. On "Ozumba Mbadiwe," all the elements align for Reekado's signature unsinkable sound to take flight.

Check out Reekado Bank's lyric video for his single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

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