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Juls' New Music Video Is An “African Love Story” That Will Warm Your Heart

Ghanaian producer Juls shares an African love story in his new video for "Give You Love" featuring L.A.X.

Juls reminds us once again why he’s one of our favorite producers with his latest song “Give You Love.”


The track features Nigerian singer L.A.X., who sings longingly about the woman he wants to marry atop sensuous guitar strings and smooth jazz horns reminiscent of warm highlife oldies.

The feel-good music video is a tale of the heart that sees a young man vying for love against his overprotective parents’ wishes—anyone with African parents already knows how this story goes. Eventually, though, love conquers all as we see the couple still happily together several years later.

Juls presents the track as “A song dedicated to my Queen. Will love and cherish you forever.”

All the feels.

Watch the heartwarming “Give You Love Above.”

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Photo courtesy of the artist.

Interview: Bumi Thomas Was Given 14 Days to Leave the UK

We speak with the British-based singer-songwriter about her fight against a "hostile environment policy" and the release of her latest EP, Broken Silence.

There's a lot of vulnerability and soul packed into Bumi Thomas' latest EP. Given the surrounding context of a legal battle, Broken Silence was released, in Bumi's words, "at a time when microcosms of institutionalised racism have garnered so much momentum highlighting the domino effect of systems of oppression that have led to this powerful, global resurgence of the Black lives matter movement."

The inspiration behind this EP came at a time when Bumi faced a legal battle to stay in the UK, after receiving a letter from the UK Home Office to leave the country within 14 days. Understandably causing huge stress, this case turned from an isolated incident to national news, with 25,000 people signing her petition and raising money via crowdfunding for legal fees.

We spoke with the British-based singer about all of this below.

This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.

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