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Davido, Uhuru & DJ Buckz Head To Dubai In 'The Sound'

Watch the Dubai-shot music video for Nigerian star Davido's "The Sound," featuring Uhuru and DJ Buckz.


Nigerian star Davido drops the music video for "The Sound," his collaborative single alongside South African collective Uhuru and DJ Buckz. The Dubai-shot visuals for the track see Davido and the crew skydiving and driving Lamborghini murci's accross the United Arab Emirates' desert. This isn't Davido's first collaboration with an SA act, as he previously joined Mafikizolo for last year's "Tchelete (Good Life)." Watch the Sesan-directed video for Davido, Uhuru and DJ Buckz' "The Sound" below.

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Malian Rapper Ami Yerewolo Rises Against All Odds

Ami Yerewolo reflects on her hard-won rap career, new album AY and why she insists on creating support spaces for young female rappers in Mali and beyond.

"No one is a prophet in his or her own land!" This is an accurate way to describe Ami Yerewolo's career to a tee. The Malian rapper's music has not always been popular in her home country, where female rappers are generally frowned upon. Instead, it has taken off abroad. Yerewolo's upbeat sound mixes traditional Malian elements with fast drums, contemporary beats and significant lyrics that compel listeners to reflect on life — all of which makes her songs carry a universal appeal. Her new album, AY (titled after the rapper's initials) has just been released by the label Othentiq.

Yerewolo shares her frank thoughts below...

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