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Watch Ibeyi's Vibrant New Video For 'Away Away'

Cuban-French duo, Ibeyi share the music video for their latest single "Away Away."

DIASPORA—Cuban-French duo, Ibeyi share the music video for their latest single "Away Away."


On "Away Away," Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Díaz chant about the fleeting nature of time  over brazing percussion. The music video sees the twins having a high-spirited studio session and excitedly riding around the city. Their infectious camaraderie carries the three minute clip, directed by Christian Beuchet.

Ibeyi's self-titled debut album was released in 2015. Last year they appeared in Beyoncé's seminal visual album Lemonade. We shot an OkayAcoustic with the duo, back in 2015—revisit it here, and watch their new music video for "Away, Away" below.

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James BKS Drops New Single 'No Unga Bunga' & Accompanying Visuals

French-born Cameroonian producer James BKS drops 'No Unga Bunga' and its music video. The new track, featuring The New Breed Gang, pays homage to the artist's late father and legendary musician, Manu Dibango.

French-born Cameroonian producer James BKS has recently released his latest single titled, "No Unga Bunga" as well as the accompanying music video. This is the artist's third track to be released under Idris Elba's record label, 7 Wallace, following the debut 2018 number, "Kwele". "No Unga Bunga", which features The New Breed Gang, also pays homage to the legacy of the artist's late father and legendary musician, Manu Dibango. The track is the official follow-up to "New Breed" which dropped last year and featured Q-Tip, Elba and Little Simz.
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