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Petite Noir Shares Glorious New 'Just Breathe' Video

Watch Petite Noir's new music video for "Just Breathe," off his debut album La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful.

It’s been just over a year since Noirwave founder Yannick Ilunga put out his debut album, La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful, one of our favourite records of 2015. Under the creative direction of drone goddess Rharha Nembhard, the project's roll-out has been nothing short of visually spectacular.


12 months since the album's release last September, Petite Noir now shares a new video for the free-floating Noirwave anthem "Just Breathe."

Directed by London-based photographer and videographer Modu Sesay with creative direction from Nembhard, the black-and-white visuals beautifully capture the rise of Noirwave over the past year, weaving together footage from Ilunga, Nembhard and the Petite Noir band's travels throughout South Africa, Madeira, Portugal and London.

Watch above. And in more Petite Noir news, Ilunga produced and features on the brilliant third track off Danny Brown's just-released new album, Atrocity Exhibition.

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Image courtesy of Killbeatz.

Interview: Killbeatz' Short & Sweet Debut EP, 'Love and Happiness'

We speak to the renowned afrobeats producer about his joint Love and Happiness EP with King Promise & Ofori Amponsah, and his daughter's inspiration behind the project.

Killbeatz needs no introduction. The producer born Joseph Addison is one of the biggest hitmakers as far as afrobeats is concerned. From R2Bees to Sarkodie to FuseODG to M.anifest, Killbeatz has blessed your favorite singers and rappers alike with the soundtracks to their biggest hits. From the azonto era to the global spread of afrobeats, his contribution to African music as a whole cannot be overstated.

However, Killbeatz' influence doesn't stop at just music production. Behind the scenes, he's a complete industry player. The CEO of Ghanaian record label Legacy Life Entertainment, he's responsible for bringing star singer King Promise to the limelight.

Despite producing for the crème de la crème of the Ghanaian music industry as well as several international artists over the length of a decade, the highly-influential producer and instrumentalist never had a project of his own. Now he has set out to change that. In October 2020 Killbeatz dropped his debut EP, titled Love and Happiness.

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Tanzanian Artist Ommy Dimpoz Releases 'Dede' & Energetic Music Video

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