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Watch A Kenyan Couple Dance Beautifully In Just A Band's 'Winning In Life' Video

Just A Band share the uplifting music video for "Winning In Life" featuring Owuor Arunga, the lead single off their upcoming album.


Just A Band are sharing their new music video for "Winning In Life," their recently released single featuring Macklemore & Ryan Lewis trumpeter Owuor Arunga. The stellar visuals — which were directed by the group's own Mbithi Masya and star Kui Kariuki, Kwach Willy, Patrick Otityo, The Kenya Krack Kommando Bodaboda Stunt Team and Lyra Aoko — pair the electronic pop band's smooth production with shots of a Kenyan couple rejoicing through dance after hearing about the news of an upcoming 'addition' to their relationship. Watch the uplifting music video for "Winning In Life," the lead single off Just A Band's upcoming fourth album, below and keep an eye out for nods to Louis Armstrong, Stromae, and more.

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Malian Rapper Ami Yerewolo Rises Against All Odds

Ami Yerewolo reflects on her hard-won rap career, new album AY and why she insists on creating support spaces for young female rappers in Mali and beyond.

"No one is a prophet in his or her own land!" This is an accurate way to describe Ami Yerewolo's career to a tee. The Malian rapper's music has not always been popular in her home country, where female rappers are generally frowned upon. Instead, it has taken off abroad. Yerewolo's upbeat sound mixes traditional Malian elements with fast drums, contemporary beats and significant lyrics that compel listeners to reflect on life — all of which makes her songs carry a universal appeal. Her new album, AY (titled after the rapper's initials) has just been released by the label Othentiq.

Yerewolo shares her frank thoughts below...

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