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Watch Stogie T Globetrotting In The Video For ‘Honey and Pain’

Watch Stogie T's new video for 'Honey and Pain.'

In the new video for his single "Honey and Pain," South African lyricist Stogie T is giving us a glimpse into his travels and adventures.


The video is a collation of clips of the rapper from a few years ago, in different places—South Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Nigeria, Canada and France, among a few others.

You can see him in recording sessions with Mike Classic (who sings the hook on the song), M.I, one half of P Square, and performing in different stages.

Cameos spotted include Tehn Diamond, Rouge, Da L.E.S, Zubz, and a few more.

"Honey and Pain" is the first single the rapper released since releasing his self-titled album in 2016, which came with his name change.

On the song, T talks of the dichotomy between poverty and wealth.

"Life ain't fair, you can kiss the ground and the ring/ Think it's a breeze, that's only 'cause the pendulum swing/ This is honey and pain, both struggle and gain
Gold mining in vain, if you can't shower in a chain"
"Our folks running in circles/ Yet they can't scrub the bills, still stuck in this hellhole/ 'cause reptiles go Judas over silver/ Cross you for a profit like Moses split the river"

Watch the video for Honey and Pain below, and download the song here.

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

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Stonebwoy & Beenie Man's 'Shuga' Is a Full Dose of Energy

Ghana meets Jamaica in this impressive new collaboration.

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"Shuga" is built on stuttering synth hits and beat work produced by Ghana's StreetBeatz. Stonebwoy and the "King of Dancehall" connect over the energetic rhythm, each delivering their own verses—add one more track to the many stellar cross-Atlantic musical collaborations that have been going on for years, in particular between West Africa and Jamaica.

"This collab is legendary," Stonebwoy wrote on his social media pages.

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