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Watch Maftown Rap Trio Hash One’s 'Time of My Life' Video

Maftown rap trio Hash One release the video for "Time Of My Life."


After featuring in Okayafrica's First Look Friday series back in May, Maftown misfits Hash One returned this month with the video for their latest single, "Time of My Life." The song, which was released last year as part of Khuli Chana’s Red Bull Editions promotional CD, is a bouncy, feel good banger with serious undertones. Its visuals come courtesy of Uprooted Media, and juxtapose the group’s fun times against their real day-to-day struggles. The radio-friendly single also features former labelmate and fellow Maftown representative Tshego on the hook, crooning over a booming baseline and crisp production.

Hash One are currently in the studio recording their next project. Their follow-up single, "Kgalemela," should be out in December. Until then, watch the "Time Of My Life" video below, and follow Hash One on facebook and twitter. For more from Maftown watch the "Motswako Originator" Khuli Chana spend a day out in NYC with Okayafrica TV plus get to know the group's Sotho Mafia labelmate Profresher KT via First Look Friday.

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Influential Louis Vuitton And Off-White Designer Virgin Abloh, Dies at 41

The popular Ghanian-American designer had been battling a rare form of cancer in private for several years.

The fashion industry has lost a talented, unique, and boundary-pushing influence this weekend.

41-year-old Ghanianian-American designer Virgil Abloh has died after a 2 year battle with a rare form of cancer, a statement from his associates LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton said on Sunday. Abloh, founder of luxury streetwear brand Off-White, and artistic director of men's wear at French fashion house Louis Vuitton leaves his wife Shannon, and 2 children - Lowe and Grey. Chairman and CEO of LVMH Bernard Arnault said in a statement, "We are all shocked after this terrible news. Virgil was not only a genius designer, a visionary, he was also a man with a beautiful soul and great wisdom." "The LVMH family joins me in this moment of great sorrow, and we are all thinking of his loved ones after the passing of their husband, their father, their brother, or their friend," he added.

After the news broke on Sunday, Abloh started trending on Twitter, with fans of the designer remembering his influence on music, art, and fashion. The 1990s saw Abloh DJ and the creative director once told The Guardian in a 2016 interview, "When the phone is off, I play my favorite songs really loud for myself, and I'm not talking to anyone. I'm not managing anything. It's just like a time when I can listen to music… I'll be DJing after I'm done designing or doing anything else." Virgil got his hands into designing album artworks after strumming up a friendship with American rapper Kanye West before becoming the creative director of West's DONDA Creative House. More recently known for his creative streetwear brand 'Off-White' the designer became popular among fashion-conscious youngsters and will forever be immortalized.

A statement posted to Abloh's Instagram explained that "Virgil chose to endure his battle privately since his diagnosis in 2019, undergoing numerous challenging treatments, all while helming several significant institutions that span fashion, art, and culture"

Friends, fans, and colleagues took to social media to share their well-wishes for Virgil as he transitions to his next destination.



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