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Watch the Feel-Good Music Video for Dave and Burna Boy's 'Location'

The artists are in a celebratory mood in the music video for their standout collaboration.

Dave and Burna Boy share the music video for their popular collaboration "Location," a standout from the British-Nigerian rappers's critically-acclaimed debut album Psychodrama, which dropped in March.

Dave is in full celebration mode in the self-directed music video, which features cameos from Stormzy, Michael Dapaah and a newly freed J Hus. Burna Boy gives an energetic performance, joining Dave and a group of friends at well-lit outdoor party.


The video brings to life a tweet that Dave shared earlier this year, upon the release of his album. The tweet is also the opening clip of the music video. "Picture the scenes," he wrote. "You're drunk in Ibiza. It's merky festival and you've had a couple cocktails, Hus is free, location is playing, Girls are smiling at you. What a 2019."

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Dave recently performed a memorable set at Glastonsbury 2019, where he graciously let a 15-year-old fan take center stage and perform the lyrics to his song "Thiago Silva." Back in April, Burna Boy brought out the artist to perform "My Location" during his historic, sold-out show at the Apollo Theatre in NYC. Burna is set to drop his forthcoming album African Giant on July 26.

It looks like both artists are having a stellar 2019, and we're looking forward to what else they have in store. For now, check out the music video for "Location" below.

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Influential Louis Vuitton And Off-White Designer Virgin Abloh, Dies at 41

The popular Ghanian-American designer had been battling a rare form of cancer in private for several years.

The fashion industry has lost a talented, unique, and boundary-pushing influence this weekend.

41-year-old Ghanianian-American designer Virgil Abloh has died after a 2 year battle with a rare form of cancer, a statement from his associates LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton said on Sunday. Abloh, founder of luxury streetwear brand Off-White, and artistic director of men's wear at French fashion house Louis Vuitton leaves his wife Shannon, and 2 children - Lowe and Grey. Chairman and CEO of LVMH Bernard Arnault said in a statement, "We are all shocked after this terrible news. Virgil was not only a genius designer, a visionary, he was also a man with a beautiful soul and great wisdom." "The LVMH family joins me in this moment of great sorrow, and we are all thinking of his loved ones after the passing of their husband, their father, their brother, or their friend," he added.

After the news broke on Sunday, Abloh started trending on Twitter, with fans of the designer remembering his influence on music, art, and fashion. The 1990s saw Abloh DJ and the creative director once told The Guardian in a 2016 interview, "When the phone is off, I play my favorite songs really loud for myself, and I'm not talking to anyone. I'm not managing anything. It's just like a time when I can listen to music… I'll be DJing after I'm done designing or doing anything else." Virgil got his hands into designing album artworks after strumming up a friendship with American rapper Kanye West before becoming the creative director of West's DONDA Creative House. More recently known for his creative streetwear brand 'Off-White' the designer became popular among fashion-conscious youngsters and will forever be immortalized.

A statement posted to Abloh's Instagram explained that "Virgil chose to endure his battle privately since his diagnosis in 2019, undergoing numerous challenging treatments, all while helming several significant institutions that span fashion, art, and culture"

Friends, fans, and colleagues took to social media to share their well-wishes for Virgil as he transitions to his next destination.



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