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Watch Newlyweds Simi and Adekunle Gold Tie the Knot In the Music Video for 'Promise'

Cheers to love!

Newlyweds Simi and Adekunle Gold are putting their love on full display.

The couple got hitched earlier this month in a private ceremony, but wanted to give fans a glimpse into their love story with their new song and video "Promise."


In a quote via Konbini, Adekunle Gold had this to say about the music video:

Earlier in 2018, I asked my girl of 5 years to be my wife. Knowing all of my imperfections and shortcomings, she said yes! This January, before God and our family, we vowed to do this thing called life together.

To be honest, it's easy to get lost in the limelight; so we definitely have a slightly obsessive desire for a private life that belongs to just us, however, we planned on sharing a little bit of the beginning of our forever with you.

On "Promise" the Nigerian duo sing affectionately over the song's upbeat production.

The stunning video looks like an actual fairytale as the two artists tie the knot in a dreamy beach wedding. They celebrate with family and friends before riding off in the sunset together. Can you say adorable?

The music video is likely one of the cutest things you'll see this week. Check it out below.

Adekunle Gold, Simi - Promise (Official Video) www.youtube.com


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Watch Adekunle Gold's New Music Video For 'Young Love'

This sultry but upbeat track is the third single on his upcoming album, Afro Pop.

This year has seen the talented Adekunle Gold serving us some genuinely dope music. After he released the joint track "Promise" with his wife and fellow musician Simi, he followed that up with his first solo track of the year, "Before You Wake Up". He then went on to drop the Fela-inspired high-life track "Kelegbe Megbe" towards the end of June and accompanied it with a music video that boasted an incredibly avante-garde aesthetic. After recently announcing that he'd be dropping Afro Pop, his third studio album soon, he's just released a new single entitled "Young Love" and true to form, it's a definite banger.

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This Is What Adekunle Gold Is Listening to Right Now

The Nigerian singer gives us his personal Artist Playlist.

Adekunle Gold continues to serve us with incredible tracks and videos.

The Nigerian musician followed his outstanding full-length album, About 30, with some highlight singles this year like "Kelegbe Megbe (Know Your Level)" and "Before You Wake Up," a collaboration with his wife Simi.

Ahead of his concerts with us in Washington, D.C. and New York City, Adekunle Gold is sharing his own personal playlist of the tracks he's had on repeat recently. His 18-song Artist Playlist includes the likes of Teni, Zlatan, Burna Boy, Aya Nakamura, Maleek Berry, Walshy Fire, Fireboy DML, Joeboy, Rema and many more.

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South Africans Condemn Police Brutality During National Lockdown

A number of videos have emerged on social media allegedly showing the intimidation and assault of several Black South Africans by law enforcement.

South Africa recently began a nationwide lockdown in an effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has been deployed across the nation to aid the police in ensuring that the rules of the lockdown are upheld. However, disturbing footage has emerged on social media allegedly depicting law enforcement agents assaulting Black South Africans.

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This Is What It Takes for South African Musicians to Succeed Abroad

Jeremy Loops, Shimza, Moonchild Sanelly and GoodLuck discuss what it took to build their names overseas.

Disclaimer: The conversation which this piece makes reference to took place before the COVID-19 pandemic hit South Africa.

"I said it for 10 years that I'm going to work with Beyoncé, and everybody laughed for those 10 years. And I said it with conviction. Today, I'm on a Grammy-nominated album [on a song] with Beyoncé right now," says Moonchild Sanelly referring to the song "MY POWER" in which she's featured in alongside Busiswa, Nija, Yemi Alade, Tierra Whack and of course Queen B herself. The track is a fan-favorite from the Lion King: The Gift soundtrack album curated by Beyoncé. Moonchild is pulling out these receipts to elaborate a point she just made about self-belief which helped her build a career that's recognized globally, a feat very few South African artists have achieved.

A few of those artists— Jeremy Loops, Shimza and Juliet Harding (a member of the versatile electronic band GoodLuck)—are on the podium alongside Moonchild during the Midem Africa Conference in Langa, Cape Town towards the end of February. The four musicians are in conversation with Trenton Birch, musician and founder of Bridges for Music Academy, sharing their secrets to breaking into the highly competitive and advanced music markets of mainly Europe and the US.

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