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Nasty C, Jidenna, Ice Prince and More Head to a Disco In Johannesburg For Major Lazer's New Video

Major Lazer enlist Nasty C, Jidenna, Ice Prince, Patoranking, and DJ Mariphosa for their latest music video, 'Particula.'

Major Lazer's obsession with music from the continent only seems to be growing. Following a continent-wide tour earlier this year and collaborations with some of the biggest names in afrobeats, the production trio returns with the music video for their afrobeats and dancehall-inspired single, "Particula."


They enlisted bevy of buzzing African artists for the track, including South African artists Nasty C and DJ Mariphosa as well as Nigerian stars Ice Prince, Jidenna, and Patoranking.

Shot in Johannesburg, the 70s-inspired video sees the artists head to an exceptionally groovy party filled with vibrant gqom, pantsula and Fela-inspired dancers. The retro-tinged visual transports viewers to the funkier days, when disco and bell-bottoms ruled. Director Adriaan Louw, described his vision for the video in a statement via Billboard:

"It was creating an ideal world within Joburg that was based in the 70s. I wanted it to feel like we were shooting a documentary in the of the culture that could have been in a city where disco, funk and Fela Kuti were everywhere. We worked with some great artists who featured on the track—Jidenna flew in all the way from the States and Ice Prince came down from Nigeria. Was also my first time working with fellow South Africans Nasty C and DJ Maphorisa. Thanks to Word. Africa, Elene Du Toit, Allison Swank, Major Lazer and the whole crew for bringing this all to life. "

Watch the fun-filled video below.

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Listen To Sun-El Musician’s Sophomore Album ‘To The World & Beyond’

South African deejay and producer extraordinaire, Sun-El Musician drops 'To The World & Beyond', the follow-up to his widely successful 2018 debut, 'Africa To The World'.

After two years of working on it, Sun-El Musician has finally released his highly anticipated second studio album, To The World & Beyond. The musician told Apple Music:

"This album is a continuation of my debut album Africa to the World, and is focused on telling a story of healing and hope through dance music".

To The World & Beyond is a double album which hosts a total of 31 tracks, including the previously released "Ubomi Abumanga," "Uhuru," "Mandinaye," "Never Never," "Garden" and more.

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