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Oyinda's Hypnotizing New Video Is Inspired By Beyoncé And Sci-fi

British-Nigerian singer and songwriter Oyinda shares the self-directed music video for her futuristic electro-soul single "Never Enough."


British-Nigerian singer Oyinda continues her string of steely, black and white music videos with her latest for “Never Enough,” an ambient electro-soul tune about “reaping the benefits of self-validation,” the artist explains to i-D.

The self-directed music video sees Oyinda rocking tailored getups and delivering poised dance moves while encircled by a ring of analog TV sets. The 24-year-old singer mentions that the striking minimalism and performative elements of the video were inspired by Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies,” "the strength of that performance made me want to do a seamless piece too, but in my own way—a little imperfect with a hint of sci-fi.”

Check out Oyinda’s hypnotizing music video for “Never Enough” and revisit her video for previous single “The Devil’s Gonna Keep Me.”

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New Fela Kuti Reissues & Box Set Are Coming This Year

Partisan Records has shared initial news of upcoming Fela 50th anniversary reissues and a new box set on the way.

Fela Kuti fans have a lot to look forward to this year as Partisan Records (home to Fela's catalog) has announced plans to release special reissues of two 1971 albums: London Scene and Live! With Ginger Baker, the classic album in which Fela and his band Africa '70 where joined by the Cream drummer.

The label has also said they plan to release the fifth installment in their ongoing Fela vinyl reissue box set series, which are handpicked by notable names in the music world. Previous volumes have been curated by Erykah Badu, Questlove, and Brian Eno.

Partisan has also shared that they will also be launching a scholarship program at Fela's alma mater, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, in London this year. The label will be sharing more information on all of that exciting Fela Kuti 2021 news soon, so keep and eye out.

In the meantime, Fela Kuti is currently leading the fan vote for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. You can head here to cast a daily ballot for the afrobeat legend. Voting is capped at one ballot per day.

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