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Video: Wizkid 'Azonto'

Watch the music video for Nigerian pop star Wizkid's "Azonto."


Nigerian superstar boy Wizkid drops some superimposed visuals for his 2012 hit "Azonto," which takes its name from the heavily name-dropped and recycled Ghanaian dance craze. Wizkid's "Azonto" video features him flanked by an army of gyrating girls doing their best version of the azonto moves. For more from the young Naija pop star check out his latest scorcher "Thank You" and his collaboration track with Camp Mulla. Watch the video for Wizkid's "Azonto" below.

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11 Rwandan Artists You Should Be Listening To

Musicians like Bushali, Kivumbi King, Rita Ange Kagaju, and Alyn Sano have been putting their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

The current landscape of modern Rwandan music is more dynamic than ever before, from updated versions of traditional folk sounds to the recent 'KinyaTrap' phenomenon that has permeated playlists across the country. For decades, Rwandan airwaves have been dominated by international hits — and by a handful of established Rwandan superstars — but now, as the country continues to develop and diversify, so does its musical setting, with new and different sounds ascending from the hills. The past five years have seen the emergence of an army of young artists eager to reclaim their languages (Rwanda has four official languages) and identity, interlacing their music with influences that stretch far and wide.

Here are 11 artists that have emerged in the past five years to put their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

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