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Mafikizolo 'Happiness' + Behind The Scenes Photos

Watch the video for Mafikizolo's "Happiness" plus take a look at some behind the scenes photos from the music video shoot.


SA's Mafikizolo are having a HUGE year. In the follow-up to the MTV EMA-nominated "Khona" video, the duo are joined by Nigerian crooner May D for yet another front-runner for South African house anthem of the year. The retro-leaning visual treatment is, not surprisingly, just as much a good time as its kwaito-heavy soundtrack, alternating between celebratory vibes and borderline creepy scenes (the hands?). Watch the video below and take a look at ten of our favorite behind-the-scenes action shots.

All photos by Conner Varin. Video produced by Callback Dreams.

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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