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Video: Reason 'Do It Like I Can'

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Damn, the folks over at Motif Records sure don’t sleep. Hardly a week after singer-songwriter Zaki Ibrahim debuted her brightly coloured 90s-throwback video for "Go Widdit," label mate and Jo’burg backpack rapper Reason drops the video for his second single "Do it Like I Can," taken off his much-admired LP Audio 3D. Directed by a trio of filmmakers – Zeno Petersen, Dylan Lloyd and Ryan Young – the video features cameo appearances from Tumi Molekane, Zaki and hip hop dance collective, V.I.N.T.A.G.E Cru. Stream and buy Audio3D.

Interview

Interview: Wavy The Creator Is Ready to See You Now

The multidisciplinary Nigerian-American artist on tapping into all her creative outlets, creating interesting things, releasing a new single and life during quarantine.

A trip canceled, plans interrupted, projects stalled. It is six months now since Wavy the Creator has had to make a stop at an undisclosed location to go into quarantine and get away from the eye of the pandemic.

The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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