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Stromae Marries Himself & Performs 'Tous Les Mêmes' In A Los Angeles Church

For the latest installment of his 'Lessons' performance videos, Stromae visits a church in Los Angeles to play "Tous Les Mêmes"


Stromae has been revamping his ‘Lessons’ videos across American cities in promotion of his current 10-concert North American tour. In the latest installment, the Belgian pop star visits the Iglesia de Jesuscristo Horeb in Los Angeles where, in full gender-defying make-up, he ties the knot with his better half: himself. "I got married with myself because I love myself too much,” he mentions in the video, before performing a stripped-down version of "Tous Les Mêmes" ("All The Same") backed by a 4-piece a cappella group. The Racine Carrée single is a fitting choice for the occasion as its lyrics deal with stereotypical male and female stances in relationships, with phrases like "You men are all the same, macho but cheap... all the same, all the same." Stromae's tour of North America culminates this week at New York City's Madison Square Garden with a performance alongside Janelle Monáe and Jidenna. Watch the Los Angeles church video below via Time and revisit Stromae's previous 'Lessons' performances in a Seattle dive bar and across NYC's streets.

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Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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