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Watch a South African Street Dance Crew Get Down In Rouge’s ‘Déjà Vu’

Cape Town dance crew Untimitive flexes on Rouge's latest music video.

Congolese-born South African-based rapper Rouge can rap circles around your favorite. She has one of the most solid deliveries this side of the equator. On her latest single “Deja Vu,” she spits her verse with that solid flow over a trap instrumental that might leave fractures on your eardrum.

The song’s video shows very little of the rapper, instead showing a group of street dancers from the crew Untimitive, lead by choreographer Rudi Smit, flexing to a backdrop of graffiti-painted walls. From the mountains looming behind, it looks like the video was shot somewhere in Cape Town.  

Watch the video for “Déjà Vu” above and pre-order Rouge’s upcoming album The New Era Sessions, releasing September 8, here.

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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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