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Watch The Music Video For Yugen Blakrok’s Latest Single ‘Carbon Form’

Yugen Blakrok releases a music video for her first single to her upcoming album.

About two weeks ago, South African rapper Yugen Blakrok released her first single in five years, following her debut album, 2013's Return of the Astrogoth.

The new single, titled "Carbon Form," is the first single to her upcoming follow-up album, Anima Mysterium.

The music video shows Yugen Blakrok owning the different spaces she occupies, with subtle yet effective effects.

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"Filmed during the 'Emancipation' exhibition at Couvent Levat in Marseille this past summer, the visuals connect different states of being," Yugen told All Hip Hop about the video. "The Carbon Form is seen moving through Nature, at the center of the religion vs science debate and in its element, space. The video is directed by street artist Gaël Lefeuvre and shot by Psymedia."

Watch the music video below and download the song here.

Yugen Blakrok - Carbon Form youtu.be

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Burna Boy performs at the Warner Music Group pre-Grammy party in Hollywood on January 2020. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Warner Music)

Burna Boy, Tinariwen, Michael Kiwanuka & More Nominated For 2021 Grammy Awards

The Nigerian star and Tuareg band are nominated in the newly named Best Global Music Album category.

The nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards are in.

The awards show, which will be hosted by Trevor Noah, will see some of the world's biggest artists up for categories like Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best New Artist.

As we previously wrote about, the Grammys have renamed the international category of Best World Music Album to Best Global Music, in an effort to reportedly make it more modern and inclusive.

In that new Best Global Music Category, Nigerian afro-fusion star Burna Boy is nominated alongside Tuareg desert rock group Tinariwen, NYC afrobeat outfit Antibalas, Brazilian-American Bebel Gilberto and British-Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar.

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