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DJ Juls And Ko-Jo Cue Share The Steely Visuals For 'UFW'

Ghanian artists DJ Juls and Ko-Jo Cue release the gritty visuals "UFW" off their upcoming joint album 'This Earth My Brother'.


Ghanian beatsmith DJ Juls and BBnZ emcee Ko-Jo Cue share the visuals for their new track "UFW (Unfuckwittable)," the second single from their upcoming collaborative album This Earth My Brother set to release this summer. The bold hip-hop track features minimal, hi-hat heavy production from DJ Juls and hard-hitting, self-assured raps from Ko-Jo along with a vocal sample from Nas' "U Gotta Love It." The video shows a young man and woman holding up display cards with various images depicting Ko-Jo Cues lyrics, a subtle nod to Bob Dylan's iconic "Subterranean Homesick Blues" video. Black-and-white graphics featuring legendary artists Bob Marley and Fela Kuti amongst others, can also be seen in the Jeneral Jay-directed video. Take a look at the gritty video for DJ Juls and Ko-Jo Cue's "UFW" and stream their previous This Earth My Brother single "PayDay" below. 

Interview

Interview: Wavy The Creator Is Ready to See You Now

The multidisciplinary Nigerian-American artist on tapping into all her creative outlets, creating interesting things, releasing a new single and life during quarantine.

A trip canceled, plans interrupted, projects stalled. It is six months now since Wavy the Creator has had to make a stop at an undisclosed location to go into quarantine and get away from the eye of the pandemic.

The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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