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Tinariwen's Desert Ride In 'Toumast Tincha (The People Have Been Sold Out)'

Desert blues maestros Tinariwen return with the ride along video for "Toumast Tincha," off their upcoming album.


Tuareg desert blues maestros Tinariwen recently announced Emmaar, the follow-up to one of our top albums of 2011. The group traveled to the distant but familiar environment of California's Joshua Tree National Park to record the new album, a choice made to avoid the turmoil in their home of northern Mali. The music video for lead single "Toumast Tincha (The People Have Been Sold Out" follows a desert car ride, while the song's lyrics ponder Mali's troubles "The ideals of the people have been sold cheap, my friends/A peace imposed by force is bound to fail/ And gives way to hatred.Emmar LP is due February 11 via Anti-.

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Wizkid Spoils Fans By Dropping the Music Video For 'No Stress'

Oh, you thought he was done for the day?

All in a day's work! Nigerian superstar Wizkid is climbing his way further and further up the charts (and our lists of favourites) by releasing visuals to accompany track "No Stress," off of his freshly released album Made In Lagos.

It's hard not to move to the track on its own, and now we have a plethora of beautiful African women to virtually jam out with. The release of the second single off the high anticipated MIL album comes as Wizkid toyed with fans by simply tweeting "No Stress."

So far, the album has amassed over a million streams in under 24 hours on Boomplay. The 14-track album features music heavy weights including Burna Boy, Skepta, Damian Marley, H.E.R., Ella Mai and Terri.

The album was originally meant to drop two weeks ago, but with the political and social terror occurring presently in his home country Nigeria, Wizkid chose to delay it.

Watch the music video for "No Stress" by Wizkid below.

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