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M3NSA & Amaarae Link Up For 'SDI'

Watch the new music video for "Still Dey Inside," shot across Ghana and Hungary.

M3NSA comes through with the new video for "SDI," a head-nodding single that sees him connecting with fellow Ghanaian Amaarae.

The new track, which was co-produced by Andras Weil, sees the FOKN Bois and Red Red member addressing how he refuses to get caught up in the pressures of expectations, while the buzzing Amaarae delivers a knockout verse of her own.

The new music video for "SDI," which we're premiering today, follows M3NSA as he rides a vintage convertible across the Hungarian countryside and rides bikes with Amaarae in Accra's suburbs.


"SDI means Still Dey Inside, basically not feeling pressured, and having a good time whilst living life," M3NSA tells OkayAfrica. "I've been learning a lot, developing ideas in my head, it was time to focus on myself and properly offload some of it into music. The challenge for me is to produce something fresh and progressive. I want the amount of thought, consideration and passion I've put into this project to be felt."

Watch the new Fotombo-directed clip below.

M3NSA SDI ft Amaarae (Official Video) youtu.be

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We talk to the dynamic duo of Jennifer and Pablo, who have worked on music videos for Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Odunsi, Santi, and Sauti Sol.

Sitting at the intersection of art and design is the work of multidisciplinary company ANTI. Founded by Pablo & Jennifer, what started as a bond between partners blossomed into a full-blown creative outlet.

ANTI applies their idiosyncratic expression towards projects ranging from graphic design, art direction for ads, music videos, films, paintings and murals. The remarkable nature of their work has put them on a pedestal within the creative nucleus that is Lagos.

The dynamic duo of Jennifer and Pablo have worked on music videos for Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Odunsi, Santi, and Sauti Sol. As well as designed sets for ads of organizations such as Absolut Vodka, Jameson, Nike, Coca-Cola, Nivea and UNICEF. Their approach to videos and art direction is injecting the Lagos creative scene with a much-needed breath of fresh air.

We spoke to Pablo & Jennifer about their early beginnings, problems they faced, inspirations and how the Lockdown has affected them.

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