With their debut music video, the 2010 Etalage and Zain “Tru Search” winners and emerging Afrobeats duo WITNESS pay homage to some of their favourite and most iconic Nigerian music videos – including P-Square’s “Danger”, Naeto C’s “Kini Big Deal” and Samklef’s “Molowo Noni” – in a parody piece about being original and being true to yourself.
Directed by Waltbanger for Banger Soup Films, the music video for “Emi Nore” is a witty, clever and well-crafted visual representation for the J Sleek-produced monster single which aims to drive home the need for originality and being yourself in the music scene – especially in Afrobeats.
As the fast-rising duo gear up to release their forthcoming brand new Summer single, this video is set to return Witness to the minds and hearts of fans and critics alike and to give us a little reminder as to what to expect from the exciting duo’s forthcoming single.
Watch Witness – Emi Nore
Witness are a fast-rising Afrobeats duo made up of Ex and Blaq! Winners of the Etalage and Zain “Tru Search” competition in 2010, the dynamic Rapper/Singer duo – born and raised in Lagos state – are creating an amazingly feel good sound that everyone can relate to and that is 100% Witness. Having already released two massive singles so far this year, Ex and Blaq are on course to becoming one of the brightest and most exciting new Afrobeats acts of 2012!
The duo’s lyrical artistry combined with an excellent R&B/Hip-Hop approach is bee-hived around inspirational lyrics and exceptional musicality, which immediately puts them in a class of their own. With over five years of music recording and performance experience as a duo, Ex and Blaq (Witness) have gained an immense mastery of the workings of Africa’s music landscape and have succeeded in developing a style and showing of their own.