Video

Phyno Teams Up With Flavour In 'Authe'

Watch Phyno and Flavour's video for their joint single "Authe."


"Man of the Year" Phyno just dropped the visuals for his latest single “Authe.” The feel-good track off his debut album No Guts No Glory, gets an assist from highlife darling Flavour as the pair shift seamlessly between Igbo and English, trading verses about the objects of their affection and praising their good taste. Lyrically, the track is a departure from Phyno's recent “O Set,” a collaboration with P-Square in which they brag about wealth and lament the envy that comes with it. Lavishness has been a feature in many of director Clarence Peter’s videos and this one continues that trend showing Phyno and Flavour living it up alongside several companions in spas and hotels. For more from Phyno check out his hard-hitting anthem "Alobam." Watch the video for "Authe" below.

News Brief
Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images

AKA Calls Out African Union on Response to Violence Towards #EndSARS Protesters

South African rapper AKA has labeled the African Union a 'joke' for their lack of appropriate leadership in response to the violence towards Nigerian #EndSARS protesters at the hands of the Nigerian military.

South African rapper AKA has called out the the African Union (AU) for lack of appropriate leadership with regards to violence towards Nigerian protesters at the hands of the Nigerian ilitary. This comes after videos of Nigerian security forces shooting live ammunition at protestors surfaced on social media. According to the BBC, 25 protestors were wounded and one died. #EndSARS protests have been going on for the second consecutive week with no public response from the AU, United Nations (UN) or the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Only after the tragic shooting of protesters at Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos did the AU finally condemn the violence through a statement.

Keep reading... Show less

get okayafrica in your inbox

popular.

Interview: Focalistic’s Blend of Hip-Hop and Amapiano Is Working

South African rapper Focalistic doesn't fixate on genre. He wants you to know his music "is for South Africans, by South Africans that sound South African."