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NYC: Khaira Arby and her Band - Thursday, July 7th


Kharia Arby, hailing from Northern Mali, will be performing Thursday, July 7th at Le Poisson Rouge. Known for her strength and creativity, Arby draws influence from the edgy and progressive to the traditional and deeply rooted. Check the video below for a preview of the live experience.

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Doors are at 6:30, the show begins at 7:30. Tickets are $15. Opening up for Khaira Arby's set is The Mast, a Brooklyn-based duo who create a propulsive and expansive sound.

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Watch Focalistic & Vigro Deep’s New Music Video For ‘Ke Star’

The 'Lockdown Level 1 anthem' has come to life through fire visuals.

South African artist Focalistic has released a music video to accompany his hit single, "Ke Star" featuring Vigro Deep.

The rising artist continues solidifying his place with his effortless skill of blending his hip-hop roots with a love for amapiano.

South Africans certainly loved it enough to let it into their homes. Social media users quickly began sharing videos of themselves dancing away their lockdown woes to "Ke Star," helping share the track all over the world.

Directed by Steezus in Focalistic's childhood stomping ground, Ga-Rankuwa, Zone 2, the artist mentions: "The video was to try to explain the song in its fullest form and more importantly tell a genuine South African story. We're pushing a movement and there has to be visual representation." He certainly is representing the nation with pride.


Watch the music video for "Ke Star" here.


Focalistic Ke Star (Official Music Video) ft Vigro Deep www.youtube.com

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