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Watch Major Lazer & Rudimental's South African-Shot Video For 'Let Me Live' feat. Mr Eazi

The new Johannesburg-shot visual spotlights Pantsula dancers and the Gqom scene.

Rudimental and Major Lazer are sharing their brand new collaborative single "Let Me Live," an energetic dancehall-influenced production which sees them joined by Mr Eazi and UK vocalist Anne-Marie. It also features additional vocals from Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

The track's accompanying video is something to behold, as it features some show-stealing shots of pantsula dancers and highlights the rising Gqom scene in South Africa.


The music video, which was directed by South African filmmaker and photographer Chris Saunders, was shot across Johannesburg and London and produced by our own OkayAfrica alumn Allison Swank, Believe Media and Ola! Films.

It's a striking, beautiful clip packed with South African references. This track will surely be getting airplay across parties on both sides of the Atlantic all year.

Watch the visual for Rudimental and Major Lazer's "Let Me Live." featuring Anne-Marie and Mr Eazi, below.

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Listen to Tems' New EP 'If Orange Was A Place'

The buzzing Nigerian is also announcing her signing to Since '93/RCA Records and her placement as Apple Music's Up Next artist.

Tems is striking while the iron's hot and sharing her new 5-song EP, If Orange Was A Place.

The new release comes a few days after she dropped its lead single, "Crazy Tings," an addictive and bounce-heavy track produced by Ghanaian beatmaker GuiltyBeatz.

If Orange Was A Place also features a single guest appearance from American singer Brent Faiyaz — who lends his vocals to "Found" — and production from Jonah Christian. It was mixed and mastered by Spax.

The new EP comes alongside the news that Tems has signed to Since '93/RCA Records and been announced as Apple Music's latest Up Next artist.

Tems has been a highly-buzzing name in the last month with her feature on Drake's Certified Lover Boy, in which she appears on the song "Fountains," and for the massive popularity of her single alongside Wizkid, "Essence," which recently got a Justin Bieber remix.

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