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Juls Is In Great Company In the Half-Animated Video For ‘My Wave’

London-based Ghanaian artist and producer Juls jus dropped the visuals for his single “My Wave,” and we're totally here for them.

London-based Ghanaian artist and producer Juls just released the visuals for his single “My Wave,” and we're totally here for them.

In the video, the artist can be seen having a great time photographing and dancing with four women dressed in dashikis and other African-inspired prints.

“My Wave” is a dance floor packer of note, as it boasts a catchy afrobeats instrumental which the artist adorns with lovey-dovey vocals. The track feature Nigeria's buzzing Odunsi The Engine and Sona.

The song is from Juls’ latest album Leap of Faith, a record which put him at the forefront of the alternative afrobeats movement.

Watch the video for “My Wave,” premiering here with us today, above and cop Leap of Faith here.


Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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