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.


This Compilation Shines a Light On East African Underground Music

We talk to a few of the artists featured on the Music For the Eagles compilation from Uganda's Nyege Nyege.

Nyege Nyege, a label in Kampala, Uganda is channelling the confidence brimming over a whole continent. Africa is no longer the future. For dance music, its time is right now.

Music For the Eagles is a compilation released in conjunction with Soundcloud to showcase the best new acts that East Africa has to offer outside the mainstream. A new wave of artists firmly blasting non-conformist energy for you to spasm to. Music that takes you places. Otim Alpha's high BPM wedding frenzy of incessant rasping vocals accompanied by feverous violin will have you clawing the walls to oblivion. Anti Vairas' dancehall from a battleship with super galactic intentions doesn't even break a sweat as it ruins you. FLO's beautiful sirens call, is a skittish and detuned nursery rhyme that hints at a yearning for love but reveals something far more unnerving. Ecko Bazz's tough spiralling vocal over sub-bass and devil trap energy is an anthem that can only be bewailed. And Kidane Fighter's tune is more trance-like prayer. These are only some of the highlights for you to shake it out to.

We got to chat with a few of the artists featured on the Music For the Eagles compilation as they took a break from the studio below.

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