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Watch the Premiere of GALAKTIQ + L.A.X's New Music Video for their Collaborative Single 'Na So'

"Na So" is an Afro-World jam.

The Galaktiq duo is back with a new single and a refreshing collaboration with the famed Nigerian recording artist, L.A.X.

"Na So" is a bumping blend of pop, R&B, and Afrobeats, in the style of their claimed-genre of Fuji-Pop.

The versatile duo consists of Nigerian-American, Brooklyn-raised artist, producer, fashion aficionado, Abdul Quam Tadese, and Texan-Nigerian, producer, artist, creative director, actor and former UTSA Roadrunner, Kalif Bakare. Joined by the creativity inducing city of Houston, the two set out to make innovative Afrobeat hits.

Produced by D.I.N Beats, "Na So" features great choreography, nice direction and swag in terms of both fashion and personal appearance. It embodies the meaning and mission of Galaktiq which, as their team put it, is to "reach out to everyone's inner fashionista by providing fresh, new and innovative styles that transcend the norm and promote the taboo" and "inspire all genres to return to their true roots, expand on creativity, while cultivating a soulful sound."

Watch the music video for "Na So" which we premiere below. Their debut EP, "J4MS" will be available in July.

You can follow the duo for more content on Instagram as well as individually at @aqtgf and @keepswagalive.

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