K.O Shares Summer-Ready Visuals for ‘Citi Boi’ and ‘4AM’

Watch K.O's new visuals for 'Citi Boi' and '4AM.'

K.O's latest single from his recently-released album PTY UnLTD is the song "Citi Boi." The South African rapper recently highlighted the song with a new music video. The video is a mashup of visuals for both "Citi Boi" and "4AM," which comes towards the end of the clip.


"Citi Boi" is quintessential K.O, as the song references both trap by way of its distorted bassline and kwaito. K.O's combination of melodies and raps is what defines PTY UnLTD.

"Citi Boi" is a summer-ready anthem, and the visuals live up to its feel. K.O and some women friends have a great time in a water park.

On "4AM," K.O flirts with amapiano, the new house music genre that has held the streets captive. The song is built on a sample of kwaito legend Spikiri's "Money Talks."

The visual seems to be a continuation of the day depicted on "Citi Boi," as it takes place at night and shows more festivities.

PTY UnLTD is K.O's third studio album since he went solo after being a member of the group Teargas in the mid-2000s and early 2010s. The album is a new chapter for K.O—his first two albums were titled Skhanda Republic 1 and 2. In the albums, the emcee was exploring the subgenre he created with his Cashtime Life family.

Watch the music video for 'Citi Boi" and "4AM" below and stream PTY UnLTD:

K.O - Citi Boi/4AM youtu.be



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This Compilation Shines a Light On East African Underground Music

We talk to a few of the artists featured on the Music For the Eagles compilation from Uganda's Nyege Nyege.

Nyege Nyege, a label in Kampala, Uganda is channelling the confidence brimming over a whole continent. Africa is no longer the future. For dance music, its time is right now.

Music For the Eagles is a compilation released in conjunction with Soundcloud to showcase the best new acts that East Africa has to offer outside the mainstream. A new wave of artists firmly blasting non-conformist energy for you to spasm to. Music that takes you places. Otim Alpha's high BPM wedding frenzy of incessant rasping vocals accompanied by feverous violin will have you clawing the walls to oblivion. Anti Vairas' dancehall from a battleship with super galactic intentions doesn't even break a sweat as it ruins you. FLO's beautiful sirens call, is a skittish and detuned nursery rhyme that hints at a yearning for love but reveals something far more unnerving. Ecko Bazz's tough spiralling vocal over sub-bass and devil trap energy is an anthem that can only be bewailed. And Kidane Fighter's tune is more trance-like prayer. These are only some of the highlights for you to shake it out to.

We got to chat with a few of the artists featured on the Music For the Eagles compilation as they took a break from the studio below.

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