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Video: OBC & Konkret 53 "African Soldiers"

Watch the Ouagadougou-shot music video for OBC & Konkret's "African Soldiers"

You don't need to speak French to feel "African Soldiers," the new track from OBC & Konkret. But before you can even read the subtitles, the beat will catch your attention. With its heavy bass, you can do nothing but nod your head. This video, filmed by Magee McIlvaine, was shot in multiple neighborhoods throughout Ouagadougou, exemplifying the different styles of the hardcore underground hip-hop scene in the tiny West African nation. Each verse was shot in that artists' respective neighborhood. And for all of you that might have gotten confused from the video - the A town down means Africa, not Atlanta.

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