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Watch Dope Saint Jude And Her Friends Living Their Best Lives in The Music Video For ‘Liddy’

Watch the South African rapper's latest carefree music video.

Dope Saint Jude's new music video takes you through a day in the life of the rapper and her friends. The video is teeming with character, as the crew gets up to the kinds of shenanigans friends engage in when they are together—from being naughty at a grocery store, causing a scene on the train, and hitting the club, where they end up beating up a man who tries to force himself into their space as they have fun.


"Liddy" is a song from Dope Saint Jude's latest EP, Resilient, which was released in 2018. The 5-song project saw the MC take a different direction sonically, opting to rap over big electronic beats that suit her style and message of owning your narrative and just being the best version of yourself.

"Liddy" is the second single from the EP. Last year, the MC released the explosive "Grrrl Like," which was accompanied by a video that showed her with a gang of women living their best life once again. Even though the videos have different concepts, the underlying narratives are related.

Watch the music video for "Liddy" below, and stream Resilient underneath.

Dope Saint Jude - Liddy (Official Music Video) www.youtube.com



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Sarkodie Is Not Feeling Any Pressure

The elite Ghanaian rapper affirms his king status with this seventh studio album, No Pressure.

Sarkodie is one of the most successful African rappers of all time. With over ten years of industry presence under his belt, there's no question about his prowess or skin in the game. Not only is he a pioneer of African hip-hop, he's also the most decorated African rapper, having received over 100 awards from close to 200 nominations over the span of his career.

What else does Sarkodie have to prove? For someone who has reached and stayed at the pinnacle of hip-hop for more than a decade, he's done it all. But despite that, he's still embracing new growth. One can tell just by listening to his latest album, No Pressure, Sarkodie's seventh studio album, and the follow-up to 2019's Black Love which brought us some of the Ghanaian star's best music so far. King Sark may be as big as it gets, but the scope of his music is still evolving.

Sonically, No Pressure is predominantly hip-hop, with the first ten tracks offering different blends of rap topped off with a handful of afrobeats and, finally, being crowned at the end with a gospel hip-hop cut featuring Ghanaian singer MOG. As far as the features go, Sark is known for collaborating mostly with his African peers but this time around he branches out further to feature a number of guests from around the world. Wale, Vic Mensa, and Giggs, the crème de la crème of rap in America and the UK respectively all make appearances, as well as Nigeria's Oxlade, South Africa's Cassper Nyovest, and his fellow Ghanaian artists Darkovibes and Kwesi Arthur.

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