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Video: Revisit the Magic from OkayAfrica's 'Mzansi Heat & Naija Beats' at Lincoln Center Out of Doors

Our video recaps what went down featuring Yemi Alade, DJ Tunez and DJ Maphorisa.

OkayAfrica's 'Mzansi Heat and Naija Beats' was the ultimate African dance party to land at Lincoln Center Out of Doors.

In our third year of partnering with the free concert series, Damrosch Park was jam packed with over 5,000 people in anticipation to see Nigerian star Yemi Alade, South Africa's DJ Maphorisa and Afrobeats' DJ Tunez in action—and it was nothing short of amazing.

In this recap video, you'll get a glimpse of the night full of African magic along with hearing from the three stars themselves about the priceless moment, the hard work it took to prepare for the night and more.

Watch below.


ICYMI, take another look at our photo recap here and revisit the full show here.

Credits: Shot & Edited by Greg Poole || Second Camera by Imani N. Dennison || Sound by Gregory Scott || Producer: Sinat Giwa || Associate Producer: Antoinette Isama

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Photo credits: Deeds Art

Tems Is Just Doing Her Thang In New Music Video 'Crazy Tings'

The Nigerian songstress is hell bent on taking over your summer playlist and it's getting harder to resist.

It has been a fantastic year for Tems. The Nigerian singer, producer, and songwriter achieved a platinum record for eternal banger Essence, her collaboration with fellow Nigerian superstar Wizkid, an MTV EMA nomination for Best African Artist, a billion worldwide video views, and over 350 million audio streams. Not to mention featuring on Canadian rapper Drake's blowout album Certified Lover Boy, the singer has also sold out every show she's booked.

The release of Tems's sophomore EP If Orange Was a Place solidified her place amongst the greats and it was received with gusto by fans and international audiences. A month after the release the Afrobeats singer has graced fans with a sultry music video to go along with equally as tantalizing lead single Crazy Tings. Conceptualized by the multitalented Tems, and directed by UAX, the music video follows a sensual Tems as she sings about needing space from a lying partner.

International audiences continue to rave over the songstress, with Tems delivering an impressive US TV debut on late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! this month. Essence continues to top international charts. While becoming the official song of the summer, the track peaked on the Billboard 100 Top 10, becoming the most Shazamed song in the United States and was remixed by Canadian musical heavyweight Justin Bieber, becoming the first song written by Nigerian artists to hit No.1 on Urban Radio.

Tems has been producing consistent hits since her debut in September 2020, and a year later, the singer's immense talent is securing her reputation as a world-class superstar.

Check out Tem's music video for single 'Crazy Tings' below

Tems - Crazy Tings (Official Video) www.youtube.com

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