DJ Lag has officially dropped visuals for 'Siyagroova' featuring DJ Tira and shows off South Africa's coastal dance scene.

Watch DJ Lag's Latest Music Video for 'Siyagroova' Featuring DJ Tira

Watch DJ Lag's Latest Music Video for 'Siyagroova' Featuring DJ Tira​

DJ Lag has officially dropped visuals for 'Siyagroova' featuring DJ Tira and shows off South Africa's coastal dance scene.

DJ Lag has dropped stunning visuals for "Siyagroova" featuring DJ Tira. The highly anticipated music video comes after the single was released in the first week of December last year. "Siyagroova" is the perfect mix of gqom's uncompromising hard beats and base together with DJ Tira's irresistible kwaito hooks. The visuals provide a much needed visual escape as they showcase Durban's dance scene and city.


Read: DJ Lag Wings Copyright Claim Against will.i.am

"Siyagroova" music video feaures Durban-based dance crew 031GOATS who carry free, playful vibes throughout. The talented crew is captured dancing on rooftop buildings in Durban's inner city and famous beach. DJ Lag and DJ Tira stated that they wanted the song to be an invitation to have fun. The two DJs are both from KwaZulu Natal and have influenced Durban's music scene.

The "Siyagroova" was reportedly created in just one hour by DJ Lag and DJ Tira who continue to remain loyal to gqom. DJ Lag was in charge of beats while DJ Tira led the lyrics. It seems their chemistry is not only for the studio and also works on the screen; the carefree Durbanites are seen dancing in rhythm with 031GOATS in the music video.

The video was directed was by Allison Swank who wanted it to be "exciting". DJ Lag is all about having a good time better but equally serious about preserving gqom's integrity. After his single "Ice Drop" was plagiarised by American producer will.i.am, he swiftly took legal action late last year and successfully won the copyright claim at the beginning of this year. "Siyagroova", much like his other singles, is sure to solidify the 25-year-old DJ's status locally and internationally.

Watch the "Siyagroova" music below:

DJ Lag & DJ Tira - Siyagroova (Official Music Video) www.youtube.com

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It's Official: British Vogue Has Made 2022 The Year of the African Model

The major fashion magazine's February 2022 issue features 9 gloriously Black and African models - and we can't get enough.

Sigh... The Black Woman.

Legendary fashion and lifestyle magazine British Vogue has set the tone and welcomed in a new era with their latest cover, celebrating Black women in all of their glory. In what is arguably their most diverse, Afro-centric issue to date, the February 2022 issue of the popular magazine features 9 glorious (and Black) African models. Their latest issue, which celebrates "The Rise of The African Model", features South Sudanese models Adut Akech, Akon Changkou, and Anok Yai, Ethiopian beauty Akway Amar, Senegalese-Italian Dibaa Maty, Nigeria's Jumbo Janet, Nyaguaa from Sierre Leone, Australian Abény Nhial, and American model Majesty Amare.

Photographer Rafael Pavarotti captured the group's beauty, and British Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful's vision beautifully. On the cover, Enninful says, "I saw all these incredible models from across Africa who were just so vivacious and smart. These girls are redefining what it is to be a fashion model. He went on to speak about the soon-to-be-historic cover on his Instagram, writing, "No longer just one or two dark-skinned girls mingled backstage, but a host of top models took a meaningful, substantial and equal place among the most successful women working in fashion today. It means so much to me to see it."

Echoing Edward's words and highlighting the importance of having diverse models on both sides - the model and the viewer - model Adut told the fashion magazine, "When I first started modeling internationally... I would literally be the only Black, dark-skinned girl in the show. There were no Sudanese models, no African models," the 22-year-old model said, "Now, I go to a show and there are girls from my country, girls from Africa who look like me. So yes, there has been a huge change. It has gone from me being the only one at a show, to 15 or 20 of us. I'm just so happy that we are finally at this place. I was tired of always feeling out of place, and feeling like an outcast."



Social media lost it when the cover dropped, many sharing the emotional impact seeing so many Black models on an international cover has over them.



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