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Watch Fik Fameica and Patoranking's New Music Video for 'Omu Bwati'

This dancehall-infused jam will have you whining that waist.

Ugandan rapper Fik Fameica teamed up with Nigerian artist Patoranking to bring us the infectious track "Omu Bwati" which translates to "in particular" a few weeks ago. Now the duo have dropped the music video for the C-Tea Beat-produced track and it's all thumbs up from our side.


The visual opens with scenes of both Fik Fameica and Patoranking standing in what seems like an abandoned building with skylight roofing. Beautiful women then appear and start busting out some impressive moves and are followed by a group of male dancers doing their thing in front of a food truck. The infectious chorus has everyone doing their version of the dagger, a popular dancehall move, at a vibrant get-together.

The visual makes use of the bold prints on the dancers' outfits as well as the vibrant yellow of a minibus taxi to highlight the lively nature of "Omu Bwati". Of course it's all about flexing an opulent lifestyle and Fik Fameica does just that as Patoranking sings, "She's in love with a rasta, the girl fell in love with a rasta," while Fik Fameica sits on a classic car outside of a huge-ass mansion.

Watch the music video for "Omu Bwati" below:

Fik Fameica - Omu Bwati ft Patoranking (Official Music Video) www.youtube.com

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