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Somali Sister Duo Faarrow Is 'Chasing Highs' In Their New Music Video

Sisters Iman and Siham Hashi, aka Faarrow, are back with a soaring new video for “Chasing Highs,” the latest single from their Lost EP.

Sisters Iman and Siham Hashi, better known as Faarrow, are back with a soaring new video for “Chasing Highs,” the latest single from their Lost EP.


The duo sing from the top of cliffs at Yosemite National Park and city rooftops in the new clip for the song, which they mention is “about someone going to extreme measures just to feel alive.”

“Chasing Highs” actually came to life during sessions in which the sisters were writing a song Rihanna.

Siham mentions, "our producer and co-writer Elijah Kelley had the idea; we were writing lyrics about someone going to extreme measures just to feel alive and the three of us were all coming from different perspectives. Some of us were speaking in terms of a relationship and others about fulfilling our dreams."

"On the journey to finding yourself and growing into the person you want to be, sometimes you're chasing so many highs trying to fill a void, whether it's a person or a goal,” adds Iman. “For all three of us, it was something we were all feeling: not knowing what's next but still passionately chasing our dreams; not having what we want and sometimes doing extreme things to feel something."

Iman and Siham, whose names in Arabic mean “faith” and “arrow” respectively (hence Faarrow), are currently working on their first full-length album.

Their latest EP Lost features "Chasing Highs," its girl anthem title-track and "Shut Up," which curiously has Zac Efron singing on the hook.

Watch the James McCloud-directed video above.

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Reekado Banks Recalls The Carnage of The #EndSARS Protests In Single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

The Nigerian singer pays his respects to those lost during last year's #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Reekado Banks is back with a track that is as socially important as it is a banger. It seems fitting for the singer's first solo release of the year to be a tribute to his fellow countrypeople fighting for a country that they all wish to live in. The 27-year-old Afrobeats crooner has returned with endearing track 'Ozumba Mbadiwe', honoring the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests that saw the Nigerian government authorize an onslaught of attacks on Nigerian citizens for their anti-government demonstrations.

The protests took the world by storm, additionally because the Nigerian government insists that none of the police brutality happened. In an attempt to gaslight the globe, Nigerian officials have come out to hoards to deny any and all accusations of unlawfully killing peaceful protesters. Banks mentions the absurd denials in the track, singing "October 20, 2020 something happened with the government, they think say we forget," in the second verse. Reekado's reflective lyrics blend smoothly and are supported by the upbeat, effortless Afrobeat rhythm.

In another reflective shoutout to his home, 'Ozumba Mbadiwe' is named after a popular expressway on Lagos Island that leads to the infamous Lekki Toll Gate where protesters were shot at, traumatized, and murdered. Although packed with conscious references, the P.Priime produced track is a perfect amalgamation of the talents that Reekado Banks has to offer; a wispy opening verse, a hook to kill, and an ethereal aura to mark this as a song as a hit. On "Ozumba Mbadiwe," all the elements align for Reekado's signature unsinkable sound to take flight.

Check out Reekado Bank's lyric video for his single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

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