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Still captured from 'Handle It' music video.

Frenna and Yemi Alade in the 'Handle It' official music video.

Watch Frenna's New Music Video for 'Handle It' Featuring Yemi Alade

Ghanaian-Dutch artist, Frenna, has shared visuals for his single 'Handle It' featuring Yemi Alade which comes ahead of the release of his new album 'Highest'.

Ghanaian-Dutch artist, Frenna, has shared stunning visuals for his latest single "Handle It" which comes off the artist's upcoming album Highest. "Handle It" features Nigerian afro-pop singer Yemi Alade and, together with Frenna, they make one irresistible music video.

The "Handle It" music video was shot in Frenna's home country of Ghana in various locations that merge an urban jungle scene with Ghana's modern and vibrant dance night life. The bold and colourful visuals flow well with the upbeat, sexy song. Yemi Alade lends her smooth vocals which tones the song and gives it body. The two create the focal point of the video in a a lush dome overflowing with green plants. The video beautifully transports the viewer from the lush natural setting in the day to a manmade, lively Ghanaian town in the evening with dancers killing it throughout.

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Frenna is a Ghanaian-Dutch singer and has previously released three albums, however, he is still relatively new to the afro-fusion music scene. He reportedly belongs in the top ranks of Dutch music where his albums have reached platinum status. Yemi Alade is admittedly a good choice for the collaboration with Frenna. She was the first African female to garner over one million subscribers on YouTube after her single and music video for "Johnny" went viral. She has been dubbed Nigeria's "queen of music videos" and has not stopped releasing aesthetically pleasing and culturally relevant music videos. In the latter part of 2020 she dropped visuals "True Love", a single off her fifth upcoming album.

The "Handle It" music video is sure to catch the attention of afro-pop music fans. Frenna's album Highest officially drops on the 16th of March 2021.

Watch below.

Frenna & Yemi Alade - Handle It (prod. Spanker)


It's Official: British Vogue Has Made 2022 The Year of the African Model

The major fashion magazine's February 2022 issue features 9 gloriously Black and African models - and we can't get enough.

Sigh... The Black Woman.

Legendary fashion and lifestyle magazine British Vogue has set the tone and welcomed in a new era with their latest cover, celebrating Black women in all of their glory. In what is arguably their most diverse, Afro-centric issue to date, the February 2022 issue of the popular magazine features 9 glorious (and Black) African models. Their latest issue, which celebrates "The Rise of The African Model", features South Sudanese models Adut Akech, Akon Changkou, and Anok Yai, Ethiopian beauty Akway Amar, Senegalese-Italian Dibaa Maty, Nigeria's Jumbo Janet, Nyaguaa from Sierre Leone, Australian Abény Nhial, and American model Majesty Amare.

Photographer Rafael Pavarotti captured the group's beauty, and British Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful's vision beautifully. On the cover, Enninful says, "I saw all these incredible models from across Africa who were just so vivacious and smart. These girls are redefining what it is to be a fashion model. He went on to speak about the soon-to-be-historic cover on his Instagram, writing, "No longer just one or two dark-skinned girls mingled backstage, but a host of top models took a meaningful, substantial and equal place among the most successful women working in fashion today. It means so much to me to see it."

Echoing Edward's words and highlighting the importance of having diverse models on both sides - the model and the viewer - model Adut told the fashion magazine, "When I first started modeling internationally... I would literally be the only Black, dark-skinned girl in the show. There were no Sudanese models, no African models," the 22-year-old model said, "Now, I go to a show and there are girls from my country, girls from Africa who look like me. So yes, there has been a huge change. It has gone from me being the only one at a show, to 15 or 20 of us. I'm just so happy that we are finally at this place. I was tired of always feeling out of place, and feeling like an outcast."

Social media lost it when the cover dropped, many sharing the emotional impact seeing so many Black models on an international cover has over them.

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