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Video of the WeeK: Ezinne Asinugo of CEO Dancers Covers Awilo Longomba’s “BUNDELELE”

Ezinne Asinugo, a London-based Choreographer of CEO Dancers, grooves in the streets as she covers Awilo Longomba’s “BUNDELELE. Her spin on African and Hip-Hop dance matches the song perfectly.

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Video of the WeeK: Sia – Chandelier

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Maddie Ziegler, an 11-year-old cast member on Lifetime’s “Dance Moms,” delivers a jaw-dropping performance in Sia’s new “Chandelier” video. The talented preteen’s moves help explain the video’s popularity on the Web. In just a matter of days, it has scored more than 3 million views on YouTube. Sia, who remains off camera, deserves attention, too. The 38-year-old Aussie may be best known for the songs she’s written for others. Beyoncé’s hit “Pretty Hurts” and Rihanna’s “Diamonds” are both on her résumé. This time, it’s Sia’s turn at the microphone, while Ziegler — wearing a Sia-like blond wig — energetically jumps, kicks, and twirls around a creepy, rundown house. Critics have raved about the video, which was also co-directed by Sia. “It’s one of the best videos I’ve seen so far this year,” Dee Lockett wrote forSlate. “Sia’s ‘Chandelier’ video might have the best dance routine of the year,” Time posted. “We have already been pushing Sia’s ‘Chandelier’ as an early contender for Song of the Summer, and now that the full video has arrived we’re even that much more in love,” added VH1. The video is an unlikely — but impressive — collaboration. — Claudine Zap (@zapkidd) Yahoo!

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Emily King just released an exquisite video for “Distance”. The song is amazing and the visuals are captivating. I could not help analyzing the vivid vintage look of each shot. I don’t know about you, but I love when an artist’s music video matches the feel of the song. Kudos to director, Paul Jung for capturing the emotion accurately.

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Video of the Week: Rochelle Jordan’s Follow Me

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“Follow Me’ is the kind of track that you’ll have replaying while on a late night drive. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, Rochelle Jordan constantly releases songs that really jam out. Most of her songs have hard beats, and when coupled with her soothing vocals, you’ll find your neck snapping. Here is the visual of the track:

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Music Video of the Week: T|U|K|O – Prince Shxt

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I must give a major pat on the back to my cousin T|U|K|O, a Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter, on the release of his new video, “Prince Shxt”. The visual, directed by PK Robinson, has a tribal influence to match the great bass line in the track. Check it out:

“Prince Shxt” is featured on his latest EP, I&U (Infrared and Ultraviolet).

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Video of the Week: LOLO’s Year Round Summer of Love

“From now on I think you are gonna see a lot of me…”

Lolo sashays through Coney Island’s famous amusement park during off-season shut down and gets crazy at her favorite Brooklyn studio – Shabby Road for the visual of Year Round Summer of Love, which was made of 1,350 stills.

Year Round Summer of Love was recorded in Los Angeles and produced by legendary hip hop knob twiddler Mark Batson (Dr Dre, Eminem, Jay Z) who produced the bulk of Lolo’’s forthcoming debut album, ”Weapon For Saturday”.

Year Round Summer of Love is out now.

Special thanks to Charmfactory

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