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Moozlie Shows Her City Some Love On The Music Video for ‘Vatel’

Watch Moozlie and Kid X's Music Video for "Vatel."

"Vatel," the lead single to South African rapper Moozlie's recently released debut album Victory, packs some serious heat. The MC laces a vintage kwaito beat with her customary flair and larger-than-life personality. Lunatik, who produced the song, channeled legendary kwaito producer Mdu. Just like most of Mdu's productions, the beat is key-laden and the production is clean, with not much going on, but it still sounds full.

Read: Moozlie's Potent Debut Album 'Victory' Proves She Can Hold Her Own

In the song's video, the MC gets chauffeured in a vintage Chevrolet De Ville to her hood, Benoni. She hits a high school, in which she's shown major love, before she throws a performance at a chisa nyama. For real, izinja ziyam'vatela. Some of the places she mentions in the song, are shown in the video, making sure that even if you aren't familiar with her hood, you get the song fully. Look out for cameos from the likes of Gemini Major, Spoken Priestess, Rouge and Ms Cosmo in the video.

This is one joint you'll hear everywhere this summer, it's just too addictive.

Watch the music video for "Vatel" by Moozlie and Kid X below, and revisit our review of Victory here.

Read: The 10 Best Kwaito Producers

(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

'This Is One Too Many'—African Union Condemns the Murder of George Floyd

"The African Union is distressed to witness yet another unwarranted execution of another African-American male."

The African Union Commission, has condemned the police killing of George Floyd and denounced ongoing racism against Black people in the United States.

In a statement released on Friday, the chairman of the African Union (AU), Moussa Faki Mahamat, recalled the Union's "Resolution on Racial Discrimination" which was established during the AU's First assembly in 1964, which denounces racism against African-Americans in the US. "The Chairperson of the African Union Commission firmly reaffirms and reiterates the African Union's rejection of the continuing discriminatory practices against Black citizens of the United States of America," read the statement.

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