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A 4-Year-Old Black Girl Takes Off Into Space In Muzi’s Music Video for ‘Zulu Skywalker’

Watch Muzi's latest music video for 'Zulu Skywalker.'

South African electronic music artist Muzi just released the visuals for his song "Zulu Skywalker" from his stellar debut album Afrovision. The animated video was created by Durban-based rapper and graphic designer ByLwansta. It tells the story of a 4-year-old girl, whose name is Ziphozethu. She takes off into space, in a video that is the first chapter of a story that is going to be continued.


"There is a substory that flows throughout Afrovision about African space travel," says Muzi. "The scientific/technologic meets spiritual way. 'Zulu Skywalker,' 'Channel Blak' and 'Bantu Space Odyssey' are all inspired by that. My niece loves cartoons but there's rarely any cartoon that looks like her hence this video. She's into science, astrology and technology, just like I was when I was little.

"This video is a first in a series of videos where I'll further be exploring the concept of space and of young black girls being interested in more than just the monolithic expressions we normally see in our traditional and commercial media."

Watch the video for "Zulu Skywalker" below, and revisit our interview with Muzi about his album Afrovision, here.


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The ‘Coming 2 America’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack & ‘The Rhythm Of Zamunda’ Are Out Now

Featuring Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Larry Gaaga, Alpha P, Davido and many more.

It has been more than 30 years since the premiere of the beloved classic comedy Coming to America. Its highly anticipated sequel promises to be greater than its predecessor. The film will be accompanied with two albums—Coming 2 America original motion picture soundtrack and Rhythms of Zamunda, whose tracklist is inspired by the movie. Both albums, which are currently available on all major streaming platforms, feature African music royalty Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Larry Gaaga and Alpha P, who joined a select group of artists from around the continent to produce these tracklists.

Still blazing charts after the success of his debut album Old Romance, Tekno has a growing list of impressive collaborations with artists like Davido, Drake, Beyonce, to name a few. The singer does not have not one, but two of his hit songs featured; "Waka Waka" is featured on the official soundtrack and "Skeletun" on Rhythms of Zamunda.

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