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Freshlyground Share 'Don't Leave Me' Music Video

South African afro-pop collective Freshlyground return with the visuals for "Don't Leave Me," their first new single in almost three years.


South African afro-pop outfit Freshlyground return with the visuals for "Don't Leave Me," their first new song in almost three years. The uplifting single follows "a story of togetherness, unity and human nature...with a big sing-along chorus!," lead vocalist Zolani Mahola explains. "It's an exciting time for us — we've been working hard on new material and have several songs in the pipeline for this year. 'Don't Leave Me' is the first of the new tracks and was written in between international tours and having babies." Watch the Benitha Vlok and Michael Matthews-directed music video for "Don't Leave Me" below, the single is available now on iTunes. For more, revisit Freshlyground violinist Kyla-Rose Smith's Africa In Your Earbuds mixtape and our Okayafrica TV episode with the band.

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B3nchMarQ Shares The Music Video For 'New Friend$' Featuring A-Reece

South African hip-hop duo B3nchmarQ's new visuals for the single 'New Friend', featuring A-Reece, are a depiction of the quintessential boys' night out.

South African rap duo B3nchMarQ has officially released their music video for New Friend$ featuring A-Reece. The single comes off their recently released 18-track offering Power Trip Album which dropped in March 2021. The visuals for New Friend$ are a montage of a chilled night out with the entourage and were shot in Pretoria, A-Reece and B3nchMarQ's hometown.

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