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Watch Kojey Radical's Striking New Video For 'Can't Go Back'

Funk & soul-influences are paired with beautiful dance moves in this new video from the British-Ghanaian artist.

Kojey Radical is readying the release of his third project, which will look to explore themes of depression, god, family, self-worth, creativity, and love, according to his team.

The British-Ghanaian artist is now sharing the striking new music video for the album's lead single "Can't Go Back," a song we included in our favorite Ghanaian tracks the month.

The new music video for "Can't Go Back," directed by Kojey Radical and longtime creative partner Charlie Di Placido, pairs the song's funk and soul-influences with alluring dances performed in an empty warehouse. The track and video are both seemingly uplifting but also have a darker undertone as they address the artist's struggles with depression.

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Juls Explores a New Sound in 'Normal' Featuring Kojey Radical

The producer takes a step away from afrobeats in this new single and video.

Juls has constantly been on rotation for years for his own hits as well as productions alongside Mr Eazi, Burna Boy, Wande Coal which, as we wrote last year when he released Leap of Faith, have put him at the forefront of the afrobeats movement.

The British-Ghanaian producer is now sharing "Normal," the first taste of his upcoming album. The song sees Juls making a clear departure from the afrobeats grooves we're accustomed to hearing from him, exchanging them for a darker UK grime-influenced production. And it definitely works.

"I don't want to be the go-to guy when you just want afrobeats," Juls told The FADER. "I grew up listening to a lot of music. With this project that I'm working on, I want to show different elements of what I'm doing."

The single also features some heavy bars from London-based artist Kojey Radical, who we named one of our 10 UK Acts to Watch last year.

Watch the new music video for "Normal," which was directed by Juls himself, below.

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Last year saw us lose game-changing artists like Prince and Sharon Jones amongst a slew of other tragedies, including the election of a racist, misogynist and unqualified US President. Nonetheless, in such a testing climate music has the ability to question, re-focus and bring up for debate issues affecting us all.

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The 16 Best Music Videos of 2016

Our favorite music videos of the year celebrate black excellence, bring social injustices to light, and showcase female power.

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