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Mr Eazi, DJ Maphorisa & DJ Kaywise Link Up In the Music Video for 'Alert'

Nigerian and South African pop meet on the colorful new track.

Mr Eazi is having a fruitful 2019.

The artist has released several music videos since the release of his latest mixtape Lagos to London Vol. 2, including the Burna Boy-assisted 'Miss You Bad' last month. The two artists will also be representing Nigeria and Coachella this year.

Now the Nigerian artist shares his latest collaboration "Alert" which sees him teaming up with South Africa's DJ Maphorisa and fellow Nigerian musician DJ Kaywise.


The upbeat track, gets an equally lively music video, which features the three artist in colorful streets. They're surrounded by energetic, vibrantly-dressed dancers as they perform. Later, they head to the bank to make it rain with several bills.

The track is a definite party-starter, that seamlessly fuses elements of Nigerian and South African pop.

Give it a listen and check out the music video down below.

DJ Kaywise & Dj Maphorisa ft Mr Eazi - Alert (Official Music Video) youtu.be


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Uncertainty, a film about a couple's emotional battles during lockdown, forms part of the global nine-chapter anthology project titled One(Nine).

During the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, nine filmmakers isolating in various parts of the world came together for a collective experiment. The global team of female filmmakers worked on short films which formed part of the anthology One(Nine), a nine-chapter project of perspectives and experiences — real, unreal, fiction, non-fiction and everything in between.

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For this piece, South Africa's Carmen Sangion dissects Uncertainty, a film which interrogates Black men's vulnerability and mental health struggles through the lens of one couple's relationship battles during lockdown.

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