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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.

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Photo: Single cover art courtesy of Emerald East

Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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