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Eli Fola's 'Tech Afrique' Music Video Will Leave You Full of 'Wonders'

DJ, Saxophonist and producer, Eli Fola, shares his latest music video for "Wonders" from his 'The Platform" EP, directed by J.Perez.

Brooklyn-based, Nigerian artist Eli Fola is a multi-instrumentalist in every sense of the word.


Earlier this year, the DJ, producer and saxophonist, told us that he developed his musical abilities after joining the children’s choir at his church in Nigeria when he was nine-years-old. The young artist picked up “local African drums, congas, and piano, before eventually settling on the saxophone.”

Fola’s latest clip for “Wonders”—the fourth video from his debut EP The Platform—is a vibrant showcase of the artist’s various musical skills.

The music video, directed by J. Perez, features the musician playing both the saxophone and drum machine against a minimal, black-and-white backdrop before animated splashes of color appear and dance along the song’s atmospheric beat.

“The project was inspired by my love for house and techno music which gave birth to my sound known as Tech Afrique” the artist tells Okayafrica.

Tech Afrique is also the name of the producer’s record label and event company, which hosts The Communion, a monthly music and arts event in Brooklyn. Previous shows have featured the work of visual artist Laolu Senbanjo, among others. The next gathering happens on November 19.

Check the visuals for “Wonders” and stream The Platform EP above.

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Tems Is Just Doing Her Thang In New Music Video 'Crazy Tings'

The Nigerian songstress is hell bent on taking over your summer playlist and it's getting harder to resist.

It has been a fantastic year for Tems. The Nigerian singer, producer, and songwriter achieved a platinum record for eternal banger Essence, her collaboration with fellow Nigerian superstar Wizkid, an MTV EMA nomination for Best African Artist, a billion worldwide video views, and over 350 million audio streams. Not to mention featuring on Canadian rapper Drake's blowout album Certified Lover Boy, the singer has also sold out every show she's booked.

The release of Tems's sophomore EP If Orange Was a Place solidified her place amongst the greats and it was received with gusto by fans and international audiences. A month after the release the Afrobeats singer has graced fans with a sultry music video to go along with equally as tantalizing lead single Crazy Tings. Conceptualized by the multitalented Tems, and directed by UAX, the music video follows a sensual Tems as she sings about needing space from a lying partner.

International audiences continue to rave over the songstress, with Tems delivering an impressive US TV debut on late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! this month. Essence continues to top international charts. While becoming the official song of the summer, the track peaked on the Billboard 100 Top 10, becoming the most Shazamed song in the United States and was remixed by Canadian musical heavyweight Justin Bieber, becoming the first song written by Nigerian artists to hit No.1 on Urban Radio.

Tems has been producing consistent hits since her debut in September 2020, and a year later, the singer's immense talent is securing her reputation as a world-class superstar.

Check out Tem's music video for single 'Crazy Tings' below

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