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Spoek Mathambo 'Awufuni'

Spoek Mathambo released his latest visuals in a colorful spread for new single "Awufuni."


Our dude Spoek Mathambo recently dropped the visuals for his South African tribute track “Awufuni.” Inspired by the late 60s South African female group Izintombi Zesi Manje Manje, Spoek is shown being captured by some fierce feminine forces as they tie him up with an array of colorful garbs. Lured in by a lovely lady, Spoek quickly finds himself getting into more than he can handle. Watch it below, as part of Studio Africa's upcoming music video releases.

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

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