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Sauti Sol and This Kenyan High School Choir Made a Global Hit

Kenyan stars Sauti Sol enlist their old high school's choir to record the new music video for "Kuliko Jana."

Sauti Sol return to their old high school, Upper Hill School, in Nairobi to record the new music video for "Kuliko Jana."


Kenya's celebrated boy band released the black-and-white a capella video for "Kuliko Jana" less than a day ago and, since then, it's already racked up over 30,000 views.

The clip, which features Upper Hill School's Redfourth Chorus, has even moved the likes of Master P and Anthony Hamilton to post the video. Glee actress Amber Riley also lauded the song, "I don't understand what they are saying but I know it sounds beautiful.."

"Kuliko Jana," from Sauti Sol's Live and Die in Afrika album, speaks on the "steadfast love of the Lord," which is detailed more on the group's Instagram page.

The Upper Hill school choir (Redfourth Chorus) joins the band in the new video, which was filmed and directed by Timothy Mwaura and Joash Omondi (Fulfillment Limited).

Watch "Kuliko Jana" above and see Amber Riley's post below.

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Thebe Magugu's AW21 Collection 'Alchemy' Is An Exploration of African Spirituality

Magugu collaborated with Kristin-Lee Moolman to create a '70s-style B movie called Banyoloyi A Bosigo

South African fashion designer Thebe Magugu has released his AW21 collection, Alchemy, and it is beautiful. For his latest collection, the 2019 LVMP prize winner introduced a redefinition of his previous work, Counter Intelligent, featuring embroidered chiffon dresses, pink blazers and cinched waist belts.

For the new collection, Thebe Magugu collaborated with the photographer Kristin-Lee Moolman to create a 1970s-style B movie called Banyoloyi A Bosigo. The short film, which is written, directed and photographed by Moolman, shows the power play between two rival girl gangs named the "ultimate midnite angels" who speak Zulu and Setswana.

The short film begins at the river with an initiation rite, then the sending out of the initiated woman to become a spy. There's also a love affair between two women of rival tribes that warrants a capture. Each scene of the movie introduces the fits to the collection as well as exhibiting the fluidity of the outfits.

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