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Cotonou Recreates Pharrell's 'Happy' Video

Benin takes on Pharrell Williams' "Happy" video with "Happy (We Are Happy We Are From Cotonou)."


Earlier today we caught wind of a Beninese take on Pharrell Williams' 24 hour-long dose of "Happy." In what may go down as Cotonou's next (or first?) viral video, director Stéphane Brabant enlisted over a hundred smiling folks in a nod to the original search for Los Angeles' good vibes. Watch "Happy (We are happy from Cotonou)" below.

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The 6 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Wavy the Creator x WurlD, Epoque, Tems, Silverstone Barz, Kofi Jamar, Olamide x Jaywillz and more

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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