YoungstaCPT Shares Lovely Visuals for ‘For Coloured Girls’

Watch YoungstaCPT's music video for 'For Coloured Girls.'

In his latest music video, YoungstaCPT appreciates Coloured girls—the visuals showcase different Coloured women of varying ages, from different parts of Cape Town and other parts of South Africa. Some of the faces are familiar—you'll spot the writer Raisa Fisher, the dancer Tarryn Alberts and a few other familiar faces. A majority of them are just ordinary women and young girls that the emcee felt like shining the light on to appreciate brown women. A perfect visual to release on Valentine's Day.


"For Coloured Girls" is the latest single from YoungstaCPT's current album, 2019's award-winning 3T. 3T was the Cape Town emcee's first solo debut album after spending years in the mixtape circuit and releasing several EPs and collaborative albums with producers such as Arsenic and Maloon TheBoom.

"For Coloured Girls" is an ode to brown women from different parts of Cape Town—he lists multiple neighborhoods in which Coloured people live in the Mother City.

Read: YoungstaCPT Unpacks the Past, Present and Hopeful Future of Cape Town In His Stellar Album '3T'

In South Africa, "Coloured" refers to a diverse group of people whose mixed ancestry consists of the Khoisan, Malays, Europeans and other race groups who found themselves in the Cape Colony during the country's colonial period.

Watch the music video for "For Coloured Girls" below and stream 3T underneath:

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Reekado Banks Recalls The Carnage of The #EndSARS Protests In Single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

The Nigerian singer pays his respects to those lost during last year's #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian singer and songwriter Reekado Banks is back with a track that is as socially important as it is a banger. It seems fitting for the singer's first solo release of the year to be a tribute to his fellow countrypeople fighting for a country that they all wish to live in. The 27-year-old Afrobeats crooner has returned with endearing track 'Ozumba Mbadiwe', honoring the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protests that saw the Nigerian government authorize an onslaught of attacks on Nigerian citizens for their anti-government demonstrations.

The protests took the world by storm, additionally because the Nigerian government insists that none of the police brutality happened. In an attempt to gaslight the globe, Nigerian officials have come out to hoards to deny any and all accusations of unlawfully killing peaceful protesters. Banks mentions the absurd denials in the track, singing "October 20, 2020 something happened with the government, they think say we forget," in the second verse. Reekado's reflective lyrics blend smoothly and are supported by the upbeat, effortless Afrobeat rhythm.

In another reflective shoutout to his home, 'Ozumba Mbadiwe' is named after a popular expressway on Lagos Island that leads to the infamous Lekki Toll Gate where protesters were shot at, traumatized, and murdered. Although packed with conscious references, the P.Priime produced track is a perfect amalgamation of the talents that Reekado Banks has to offer; a wispy opening verse, a hook to kill, and an ethereal aura to mark this as a song as a hit. On "Ozumba Mbadiwe," all the elements align for Reekado's signature unsinkable sound to take flight.

Check out Reekado Bank's lyric video for his single 'Ozumba Mbadiwe'

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