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Liberian-Italian MC Karima 2G's Music Video Plea For World Refugee Day

'Bantu Juke' MC and beatmaker Karima 2G shares calls out the European Union for their lack of concern and response about "Refugees."


Liberian-Italian rapper and beatmaker Karima 2G shares a resonant plea for World Refugee Day in her latest visuals for "Refugees." The self-directed music video features the MC calling out the European Union's lack of a comprehensive policy to address the thousands of people fleeing Africa and the Middle East across the Mediterranean.

"This song was written in memory of all those Refugees and Migrants who are in Europe still suffering and dying at our borders," Karima explains to Okayafrica in an e-mail. "Prime Ministers and Politicians all over Europe are not willing to search for solutions to one of the biggest tragedies of our time: the suffering and dying of thousands of refugees in the Mediterranean Sea. These people fled from war and hunger, they struggle for a better Life. We must remember the refugees who passed
 away by fighting for their rights! I believe that Italy cannot do it on it Own. Is time for the EU institutions to take Action!"

Get acquainted with more of Karima's ‘bantu juke’ style, a self-coined genre that mixes Chicago juke with elements of techno, hip-hop, house, UK bass and her Liberian roots in her Revolution In Progress mixtape and "Bantu Juke" single. Watch Karima 2G's music video for "Refugees" below.

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Boity's Hometown Takes Centre Stage In Her New Music Video

Boity has released the music video for her latest single 'O18's Finest' which features Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill.

South African rapper Boity has finally shared the visuals for her latest single "018's Finest" featuring Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill. The single comes off Boity's EP 4463, which dropped last December. Marked as a fan favourite "018's Finest" borrows from Boity's hometown dialing code. The 31-year-old rapper hails from Potchefstroom, affectionately known as Potch, a quaint town in South Africa's North West province. The music video highlights the lesser known aspects of hip-hop culture in the otherwise sleepy town.

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