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Watch YoungstaCPT Parade His SAHHA Trophy In The Video For ‘Own 2018’

Watch YoungstaCPT's celebratory video for "Own 2018"

South African rapper YoungstaCPT just released the video for his song "Own 2018."


In the video, the rapper carries on parading the trophy he won at the 2017 South African Hip Hop Awards for Lyricist of the Year in different hoods in Cape Town.

YoungstaCPT has made a name for himself out of repping Cape Town in his music and his videos. And in the video for "Own 2018," which was directed by Motion Billy, he sticks to that streak.

The song, which is produced by PsykoBeats, is the fourth in the "Own" series. Every year since 2015, the rapper releases a song early in the year to speak owning the year into existence.

Watch the video for "Own 2018" below.

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

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On an early morning in September 2017, in a little fishing village in the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, called Zapotalito, thousands of dead fish floated on the surface of the Chacahua-Pastoría lagoons. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake, which rattled Mexico City on September 19, was felt as far down as Zapotalito, and the very next morning, its Black, Indigenous and poor Mestizo residents, who depend on the area's handful of lagoons for food and commerce, woke up to an awful smell and that terrible scene of floating fish.

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