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Watch Wizkid's 'In My Bed' Video Shot In Miami

Watch Wizkid's Miami-shot video for "In My Bed" off his sophomore album 'AYO.'


Last week Wizkid surprised us with the premature, though long overdue, release of his sophomore album AYO. Throughout the past year or so Wizzy had slowly and sneakily trickled out a good chunk off the seventeen-track LP, including the Femi Kuti-featuring "Jaiye Jaiye" (one of our favorites of 2013), "Show You The Money," "On Top Your Matter," "Bombay," "Joy," and "Caro" with his fellow Starboy L.A.X. The album release also came with a few discoveries, like a collaboration with Konvict Muzik boss Akon on "For You" and Tyga showing up on a remix for "Show You The Money." With AYO continuing to dominate the iTunes charts (it's standing firm as the #1 "World" record at the moment– P-Square are #4 with Double Trouble), Wizzy's let loose the lavish visuals for his slightly auto-tuned "In My Bed," an early scorcher off the album and the first single since its drop. Directed by Soto Jose, the lo-quality, home video footage style video follows the Nigerian pop prince basking around Miami's Intracoastal, where he spent his 24th birthday on a yacht back in July. Watch Wizkid's "In My Bed" video below.

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Interview

Amadou & Mariam Forever

We talk to the legendary Malian duo about their rich past, songwriting process and their advice for young African artists with disabilities.

Amadou & Mariam don't require an introduction.

The couple has been making Afro-blues music for over 35 years, drawing inspiration from their home of Mali, for over 35 years.

Their 1999 albumSou Ni Tilé sold 100,000 copies. In 2005, their album Dimanche à Bamako won the French Victoire de la Musique prize for Best World Music Album of the year and the BBC Radio 3 Award for Africa. It also went platinum in France after selling over 300,000 copies. The duo have performed with U2, Coldplay, Blur and many others.

We caught up with them below for a conversation about their rich past, their songwriting process and their advice for young African artists with disabilities, ahead of the duo's performance at the upcoming London Jazz Festival 2021.

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