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Watch J Molley’s Dark ‘Dreams Money Can Buy’ Short Film

J Molley's film, just like his music, shows the artist's duality.

South African rapper and singer J Molley's short film, Dreams Money Can Buy is a visual portrayal of his 2017 EP of the same name.


In the film, the artist goes through different moods, just like he does in his music. Early in the film he's in a hospital, he can be seen aiming a gun at his head and at a mirror, and taking a walk in a graveyard. He's clearly in a sunken place.

Then later on, you can see his light side, as he hangs up with his goons, and then he's alone again, panting, he's back in the sunken place once again.

Towards the end of the film, you can see him in studio with veteran producer PH, who he worked with, among other producers, on Dreams Money Can Buy, the EP.

The film is dark, and gets a bit spooky at times, by way of dark shots with the spotlight shining only on the subject.

Watch Dreams Money Can Buy (Short Film) below, and revisit the EP underneath.


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Bobi Wine's Release Detailed in Latest Episode of 'The Messenger'

Trauma is the topic on the podcast's latest episode: "The Ballot or The Bullet."

The latest episode of The Messenger is something to behold.

Created by Sudanese-American rapper Bas, The Messenger throws the spotlight on the thunderous circumstances many African countries face, with a close focus on Ugandan politician Bobi Wine.

In his most recent traumatic experience, Wine and his wife Barbara Itungo Kyagulanyi were released from a nearly two-week military house arrest following the ruling of a Ugandan court. Keeping up with current events and circumstances that Wine finds himself in, the latest episode of the podcast recounts the traumatic events that led to Wine's very public abuse and eventual house arrest.

Upon his release, Wine spoke with The Messenger and had this to say, "I want to remind the world that we went in this election knowing how corrupt the staff of the electoral commission is. We saw this through the campaign and the world saw how much was oppressed, how biased and one sided the electoral commission was, and how much it was in the full grip of General Museveni. And therefore we are going to test every legal test, we shall take every legal test. We shall take every legal step. And indeed we shall take every moral and morally proactive, nonviolent, but legal and peaceful step to see that we liberate ourselves. The struggle has not ended. It is just beginning."

Listen to Episode 7 of The Messenger here.

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