In celebration of Africa Day on 25 May, one of Mzansi’s most loved choirs, Ndlovu Youth Choir, has released a new music video for Afrika Hey. The track featuring Sun-El Musician and producer Kenzo is from their third studio album, Grateful which was released on 29 April.
NDLOVU YOUTH CHOIR’S ‘AFRIKA HEY’
Ndlovu Youth Choir featured the likes of local rapper 25K, amapiano producer Tyler ICU and the National Youth Choir of Great Britain on their 14-track album, Grateful.
Speaking to Sunday World about their collaboration with Sun-El Musician, they said there was a lot of great synergy between them and the star producer.
“Our lead single Afrika Hey celebrated the beauty of Africa and encourages people to be proud of the continent and share that pride wherever they may travel around the world. We live in such a beautiful country and we all have a responsibility to share this with the world.”
On their other collaborations, they added that they chose to work with artists who are passionate about music and uplifting young artists.
CELEBRATING AFRICA DAY
To coincide with Africa Day on Wednesday 25 May, Ndlovu Youth Choir officially released the music video for Afrika Hey.
The stunning music video was shot at The Playground in Braamfontein, Johannesburg and shows off the gorgeous Jozi skyline.
Taking to Instagram to announce the release, the choir wrote: “Happy Africa Day! Our video for Afrika Hey has just dropped. Loved hanging out with Sun-El Musician and DJ Kenz.”
WATCH THE ‘AFRIKA HEY’ MUSIC VIDEO HERE
NDLOVU YOUTH CHOIR ON ‘GRATEFUL’
Celebrating the release of Grateful in an Instagram post on 29 April, the Ndlovu Youth Choir said they were grateful for everyone who has supported them throughout their music journey.
“In a way, we are humbled to represent the potential and untapped talented of millions of young people around the world and hope to use every opportunity that comes our way to showcase the potential of young people.”
“We hope and pray that this album will inspire the youth to be the best they can be and remind the world to give young people a chance whenever and wherever they can.”