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Watch PDot O and Reason’s Music Video For ‘Celebrate The Roses’

PDot O shares the visuals for 'Celebrate The Roses.'

PDotO released his sophomore album Under The Sun around this time last year. Today, the Pretoria-based MC released a video to a fan-favorite from the album, "Celebrate The Roses" featuring Reason and Delite.

"Celebrate The Roses" resonated with PDot O's fans, as it touches on a subject that's close to everyone's heart. On the song, the rapper and his collaborators touch on the phenomena of people only receiving their roses when they can't smell them. But the MC also touches on the importance of appreciating those who give you the roses.

Both Reason and PDot are known for their sincere rhymes and their consistent willingness to share their vulnerabilities with their listeners.

Under The Sun, just like most of PDot's work is a personal album replete with moments of introspection, reflection and emotive expression. The video is dark, showing performance scenes and cutaways shot in a dark room, which plays to the song's equally dark theme.

Watch the music video for "Celebrate The Roses" below and stream Under The Sun underneath.

PdotO ft Reason and Delite - Celebrate The Roses

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Bobi Wine's Release Detailed in Latest Episode of 'The Messenger'

Trauma is the topic on the podcast's latest episode: "The Ballot or The Bullet."

The latest episode of The Messenger is something to behold.

Created by Sudanese-American rapper Bas, The Messenger throws the spotlight on the thunderous circumstances many African countries face, with a close focus on Ugandan politician Bobi Wine.

In his most recent traumatic experience, Wine and his wife Barbara Itungo Kyagulanyi were released from a nearly two-week military house arrest following the ruling of a Ugandan court. Keeping up with current events and circumstances that Wine finds himself in, the latest episode of the podcast recounts the traumatic events that led to Wine's very public abuse and eventual house arrest.

Upon his release, Wine spoke with The Messenger and had this to say, "I want to remind the world that we went in this election knowing how corrupt the staff of the electoral commission is. We saw this through the campaign and the world saw how much was oppressed, how biased and one sided the electoral commission was, and how much it was in the full grip of General Museveni. And therefore we are going to test every legal test, we shall take every legal test. We shall take every legal step. And indeed we shall take every moral and morally proactive, nonviolent, but legal and peaceful step to see that we liberate ourselves. The struggle has not ended. It is just beginning."

Listen to Episode 7 of The Messenger here.

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