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This Tanzanian-Londoner Just Dropped The Ultimate Feel-Good Video

Watch Tiggs Da Author and Lady Leshurr's South African music video for "Run."

Tiggs Da Author. Photo via Facebook.


Here’s some warm vibes for you from London-based Tanzanian singer, songwriter, poet, and rapper Tiggs Da Author’s latest single “Run,” featuring Lady Leshurr.

Tiggs and Lady Leshurr flew over to South Africa to shoot the full music video treatment for their catchy and lighthearted track, which features shots of people hanging out of cars while gusheshe drifting, dope breakdancing and, of course, dancers doing the running motion throughout the fun and energetic clip.

Don’t miss Tiggs' boss line, “You can call me pussy / pussy is power.” Peep the video below.

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

Dying Lagoons Reveal Mexico’s Environmental Racism

In the heart of a traditionally Black and Indigenous use area in Southwest Mexico, decades of environmental destruction now threatens the existence of these communities.

On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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