Major Lazer proceed their dive into African dance tradition with music video for 'Orkant/Balance Pon It' that includes Babes Wodumo

Major Lazer proceed their dive into African dance tradition with music video for 'Orkant/Balance Pon It' that includes Babes Wodumo

Major Lazer has at all times reached in the direction of their robust Caribbean roots. Recently, they’ve launched a Afrobeats combine, …

Major Lazer has at all times reached in the direction of their robust Caribbean roots. Recently, they’ve launched a Afrobeats combine, two singles, and now, two music movies for “All My Life” that includes Burna Boy and most not too long ago, “Orkant/Balance Pon It” that includes Babes Wodumo. The veteran dance trio proceed to show their distinctive edge within the digital music area by representing these from Africa, pushing sounds emanating from Kenya, Ethiopia, Nigeria and different African nations.

The music video for “Orkant/Balance Pon It” options South Africa’s Babes Wodumo and is directed by South African-native Adriaan Louw, who additionally directed Major Lazer’s “Particula” tape. It was filmed within the nation’s coastal metropolis of Durban, as Diplo, Jillionaire, and Walshy Fire proceed to characterize music’s motherland with huge manufacturing content material. Afrobeat-inspired rhythms and pitched-down patois carry the percussive dance monitor, touchdown as one other well-crafted crossover from the masters of cultural assimilation. Major Lazer is constant their stint in Africa with a six-date tour throughout the continent, beginning off in Johannesburg from late September by way of early October.

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