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Watch Seun Kuti & Egypt 80's 'African Smoke' Video Featuring Blitz The Ambassador

Watch the music video for Seun Kuti & Egypt 80's "African Smoke" featuring Blitz The Ambassador.


"African Smoke" is the second music video to come from Seun Kuti & Egypt 80's standout A Long Way To The Beginning LP from earlier this year. The single sees Seun Kuti linking up once again with Ghana's Blitz The Ambassador for a politically-charged, guitar & brass-heavy production "inspired by a poem of Keith Richards." In the video, crafted by "IMF" director Jerome Bernard, Seun and Blitz join raw material workers in a factory as they mold & build the instruments that will later be used to perform their inflamed anthem. Watch the clip for Seun Kuti and Blitz The Ambassador's "African Smoke" below and, for more, read our interview with Seun about his new album. The Robert Glasper co-produced A Long Way To The Beginning is out now on iTunes.

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The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Femi & Made Kuti, DJ Lag x DJ Tira, Kizz Daniel, Sho Madjozi, James BKS and more.

Every week, we highlight the cream of the crop in music through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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