International trio Major Lazer has at all times had robust roots within the Caribbean islands, however its latest Afrobeats combine proves the riddim monster is aware of its manner round humanity's start continent. The 30-minute megamix featured in poor health tracks from artists far and large, representing Kenya, Ethiopia, Nigeria and extra. It additionally featured some new tunes from Major Lazer with African vocalists, together with combine intro beater "Orkant/Balance Pon It" that includes South Africa's Babes Wodumo.
It's a vigorous, beat-driven warehouse jam that packs critical smoky warmth. It simply acquired its personal music video, too, directed by fellow South African Adriaan Louw (who additionally directed Major Lazer's "Particula" clip). It was filmed on location within the nation's coastal metropolis of Durban and highlights many points of the town's native taste.
Major Lazer will proceed its love affair with Africa with a six-date tour throughout the continent, kicking off in Johannesburg in late September and working by means of early October.
You can fall in love with Africa, too, with the "Orkant/Balance Pon It" music video under.
Major Lazer African Tour 2018
Sept 29 — Johannesburg, South Africa H2O @ Wild Waters Complex
Sept 30 — Leopards Bay @ Malawi Lake of Stars Festival
Oct 5 — Lagos, Nigeria @ Hard Rock Beach
Oct 6 — Nairobi, Kenya @ Tuborg Open & Kenya Nights
Oct 7 — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia @ Bira Biro
Oct eight — Kampala, Uganda @ Sheraton Gardens