Video

Spoek, Petite Noir, Zaki Ibrahim & More Cover Fela Kuti's 'Zombie'

Watch Spoek's cover of Fela Kuti's "Zombie" featuring Zaki Ibrahim, Petite Noir and more.


Here's the visuals for one of the highlights off the Fela Kuti tribute compilation RED HOT + FELA. Spoek leads a tripped-out, electronic interpretation of Fela's massive "Zombie," enlisting help from fellow South African artists Petite Noir, Zaki Ibrahim, The Frown and Nicolaas Van Reenen. The Kent Andreasen-directed music video showcases the clothing of SA designer Floyd Avenue and "follows Spoek on a tropical, shadow filled expedition, sporting Avenue's designs." Watch it below.

Music

Burna Boy Features On Sia's New 'Hey Boy' Remix

Watch a new colourful and detailed animated music video for "Hey Boy."

Nigerian singer and songwriter Burna Boy has hopped on the remix of Sia's "Hey Boy." Sia first took to her social media platforms on Tuesday to break the news.

The original version of "Hey Boy" was released in November of last year. Both the new remix and the original song are a part of the soundtrack to the Australian pop stars' forthcoming feature film, Music, which she wrote and directed. Music-Songs For and Inspired by the Motion Picture is expected to drop February 12, via Monkey Puzzle/Atlantic.

This new "Hey Boy" remix comes with a very colourful and detailed animated video directed by Rafatoon. The clip sees an animated Sia character performing to an outrageously exciting wolf audience and an animated Burna Boy alongside zebra-striped backup dancers.

Music, the singer's debut film,will star Kate Hudson, Maddie Zieglar, and Leslie Odom.

Sia's last album This Is Acting was released in 2016, while Burna Boy's fifth studio album Twice as Tall was released last year.

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Kuti Family, Wole Soyinka, Chris Martin, Bono & More Sign Petition For Fair Elections In Uganda

The petition calls for "the African Union, US, UK, EU and all people of conscience to condemn in the strongest possible terms the ongoing assault on Uganda's opposition and commit to support a safe free and fair election for all Ugandan citizens."