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MHD Drops His Vibrant Visuals for 'A Kele N'ta'

Take a look at the beautifully shot Dakar music video, where MHD wishes his married friend well in 'A Kele N'ta.'

Guinean and Senegalese Afro-Trap rapper MHD invites you to celebrate his friend’s wedding in the music video for “A Kele N’ta”—produced by Ken & Ryu.


In the festive song, the artist speaks to a close friend preparing to get married. He joyously expresses himself and asks that the union last.

Mon ami a nkele n’tathe focal point of the song—directly translates to, “My friend has chosen only her.” MHD writes the track keeping the marriage of a friend that recently took place and the future marriages of his other friends in mind.

The visuals shot in Dakar, Senegal are filled with beautiful imagery. It opens with children playing on a beach and transitions to a wall of posters where we see Papa Wemba, Salif Keita, Martin Luther King Jr., Tupac and Youssou N’dour. Homage is paid to the greats that have come before and paved the way for MHD.  

We follow him as he joins friends and family on the wedding day. The bridal party dons a gorgeous blend of African prints. The bride is motioned off into a decorative and vibrant truck on which Société Musulman, Muslim Society, and Moula Gang, MHD’s team, are written. The power in the words above cannot be missed. The video culminates in a wedding scene full of happiness and dance.

MHD takes his viewers to the African bled, or hood, and reminds them of the importance his heritage and friendship plays in his music. Watch the video above and have a listen to his debut album here.

Audrey Lang is an alumna of Northeastern University and a Boston-based site merchandiser. A surveyor of life who’s enamored with all things fashion, art and Africa, keep up with her on Instagram and Tumblr.

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