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Video: 2face Idibia 'Ihe Ne Me'

Official clip for 2face Idibia Ihe Ne Me uplifter track off Away and Beyond LP.

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There were bootleg versions of this one going around so we held off but here's the official clip for 2face Idibia's uplifter track off early summer's Away and Beyond LP. The half-animated, half-lyric, all-party video follows 2baba and his crew's jovial musings from a barren apartment to the club floor, featuring a cameo by W4. Watch the Clarence Peters-directed video above and check out our Okayafrica TV piece with 2face and Ice Prince.

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