Manu WorldStar Shares Fire Visuals for ‘Choko’

Manu WorldStar releases visuals for hit single 'Choko'.

Manu WorldStar continues trailblazing with the latest visual release for hit single "Choko" off debut album Molimo.

"Choko" music video portrays the hustle and bustle Johannesburg is known for. The video is simple, crisp and celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit espoused by most inhabitants in Joburg, Berea which is the multicultural hotspot the artist grew up in.


The Congolese born South African Afropop hitmaker is a storyteller who is proud of his heritage and "never-die spirit". The video starts out in an aerial view of Manu WorldStar kitted out in fresh earthy Congolese fabric prints and follows the day in the life of a hustler where money is constantly exchanged.

"Choko" is local slang for money, usually attributed to the South African 20 rand note for its brown chocolate colour. Towards the end of the video Manu WorldStar sits on his bicycle and counts stacks of notes including 20 rand notes. This video is just the kicker one needs to get over the week and is sure to become a hustler's mantra.

"Choko" is the hit single from debut album Molimo which dropped two weeks ago. Anatii, Gemini Major, Aubrey Qwana, Focalistic, Rouge, Rowlene and $pacely feature on the album.

Watch the music video for "Choko" by Manu WorldStar on YouTube.

Manu WorldStar - Choko (Official Music Video) www.youtube.com

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Whoisakin Channels His Love For Anime In the New Video For ‘Magic’

The single, featuring Olayinka Ehi, comes off his latest EP Full Moon Weekends.

Nigerian singer-songwriter Whoisakin is sharing a new music video to accompany his hit summer release, "Magic".

His roots certainly show true as his Lagos inspired trap soul/R&B sounds fill us up with feelings of summer and a love made from dreams.

High off of a recent feature in Rolling Stone, Whoisakin's latest music video comes off of his debut EP Full Moon Weekends, his first release as a part of Mr Eazi's #emPawa30 project.

With all of the successes and accomplishments that have come along with it, the original story behind the song isn't as sweet, "Magic was actually inspired by a summer 2019 fling I had with some girl", the 22-year-old singer says, "Even though I thought the relationship had potential at the early stages, she never felt the same way and it was just 'vibes' for her. I mean the moments were beautiful but they never lasted. I made the record a few weeks after we were over. She got upset at me and that was it."

He went on to speak about his first release into the music industry as, "a full story about me and my relationships in 2019, basically. I was doing an internship with some construction company at the time so I had a whole lot of time to live life (especially the nightlife), experience new things. So, I felt like an animated series for the whole tape would be the best way to share the story better. Plus, I'm a big anime fan."


Check out Whoisakin's music video for "Magic" here.


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