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Watch Flex Rabanyan’s Sentimental Music Video For ‘Y.A.G.U (Young Ass Grown Up)’

The visuals for Flex Rabanyan's "Y.A.G.U" are here.

Last year, Flex Rabanyan made a callout to his fans to contribute photos of themselves and their parents for his music video. Well, they clearly came through for the KZN-born rapper.

The music video shows Flex rolling around in his hood as he recites his bars. The photos of different people with their parents intercut some of the shots, which include clips of Flex performing live.


"Y.A.G.U" is the opening song for the young rapper's debut album The Born Free. The song sets the tone for the rest of the album. Flex muses on situations forcing him to grow at a young age over a musically rich instrumental that boasts a mumbling bassline and mellow keys and horns.

Read: Flex Rabanyan Grapples With the Concept of Being 'Born Free' On His Impressive Debut Album

He raps:

"This mic is the place to leave my soul on/ When I sweat under pressure, I still roll on/ All the financial struggle nearly broke my fam/ The only bond we had left was that home loan"

Watch the music video below, and revisit The Born Free underneath:

Flex Rabanyan - YAGU www.youtube.com


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Kenyan Court Interdicts President Uhuru Kenyatta's Move To Change The Constitution

President Uhuru Kenyatta has reportedly been blocked from altering Kenya's Constitution as his second five year term nears an end. The attempt has been viewed as a power move to stagger Deputy President William Ruto's 2022 presidential plans.

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been halted from enacting a complete overturn of the country's constitution. Deemed an unconstitutional move, the High Court of Kenya reportedly blocked the President this past Thursday in parliament, during a gathering where the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) review took place. The referendum proposes the largest government structural changes since Kenya adopted a new constitution in 2010. Kenyatta reportedly bypassed the provision reserved for the inclusion of citizens in the decision to pass BBI as official law, making the process illegitimate.

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