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In Photos: Behind the Scenes with Kwesta for ‘Vur Vai’ Music Video Shoot

We go behind the scenes with Kwesta as he shoots the music video for his hit single.

South African superstar rapper Kwesta recently dropped the music video for his hit single "Vur Vai." Taking from where his last music video for "Spirit" featuring Wale, the visuals for "Vur Vai" tell the story of the hood.


But with a little twist.

While "Spirit" was a snapshot of the township as a whole, "Vur Vai" takes the reimagining route. "It's a kasi superhero," said the video's director Ofentse Mwase aka Uncle Scrooch during the shoot, which lasted the whole night.

Kwesta - Vur Vai www.youtube.com

"It's something that no one would be expecting," continued the director. "Like, you hear 'Vur Vai,' and you think Kwesta grooving there with his friends, enjoying themselves, drinking, maybe some girls. So we just wanted to move away from that and try something different. Because we've seen all that stuff before and we know it. So, why not try something different?"

In the video, Kwesta is minding his business, walking out of a tavern when he's attacked by a group of men who chase him and beat the daylights out of him. He's given a superpower by a mysterious character, and in true superhero fashion, gets to serve revenge to the people who attacked him prior. The video displays great cinematography and adeptness in using visual effects from the director and his team.

Below are some behind the scenes photos from the making of the music video.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

Photo by Sabelo Mkhabela.

All photography by Sabelo Mkhabela. Instagram: @SabzaMK

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Wizkid Spoils Fans By Dropping the Music Video For 'No Stress'

Oh, you thought he was done for the day?

All in a day's work! Nigerian superstar Wizkid is climbing his way further and further up the charts (and our lists of favourites) by releasing visuals to accompany track "No Stress," off of his freshly released album Made In Lagos.

It's hard not to move to the track on its own, and now we have a plethora of beautiful African women to virtually jam out with. The release of the second single off the high anticipated MIL album comes as Wizkid toyed with fans by simply tweeting "No Stress."

So far, the album has amassed over a million streams in under 24 hours on Boomplay. The 14-track album features music heavy weights including Burna Boy, Skepta, Damian Marley, H.E.R., Ella Mai and Terri.

The album was originally meant to drop two weeks ago, but with the political and social terror occurring presently in his home country Nigeria, Wizkid chose to delay it.

Watch the music video for "No Stress" by Wizkid below.

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