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Populous And Clap! Clap! Share The Music Video For 'Vu'

Watch the collage-style music video for Italian producers Populous and Clap! Clap!'s jittery single "Vu," off Night Safari LP.


Italian producers Populous (Andrea Mangia) and Clap! Clap! (Cristiano Crisci) have released the music video for "Vu," the latest single off Populous' Night Safari full-length. The collage-style visuals, directed by Naro Watanabe, run through recycled footage and superimposed images that shift along with the track's blend of eclectic polyrhythms, synthesizer arpeggios, African field recordings and group vocal samples. The whole sound plays like a seamless extension of Clap! Clap!'s top album of last year choice Tayi Bebba. For more, revisit Clap! Clap!'s Africa In Your Earbuds mixtape of rare and unearthed gems, streaming underneath. Populous' 11-track Night Safari is available now on Bandcamp via Berlin's Bad Panda Records. Watch the music video for "Vu" below.

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Burna Boy performs at the Warner Music Group pre-Grammy party in Hollywood on January 2020. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Warner Music)

Burna Boy, Tinariwen, Michael Kiwanuka & More Nominated For 2021 Grammy Awards

The Nigerian star and Tuareg band are nominated in the newly named Best Global Music Album category.

The nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards are in.

The awards show, which will be hosted by Trevor Noah, will see some of the world's biggest artists up for categories like Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best New Artist.

As we previously wrote about, the Grammys have renamed the international category of Best World Music Album to Best Global Music, in an effort to reportedly make it more modern and inclusive.

In that new Best Global Music Category, Nigerian afro-fusion star Burna Boy is nominated alongside Tuareg desert rock group Tinariwen, NYC afrobeat outfit Antibalas, Brazilian-American Bebel Gilberto and British-Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar.

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