Malik & the OG's - Africa
Official music video for the track "Africa" by Malik & the O.G's, shot on location in Cape Town South Africa, with guest lead vocalist JD Smoothe.
The track was written and produced by Malik Al Nasir seen here on Marimba and is taken from the album "Rhythims of the Diaspora Vol's 1 & 2 Ft. Gil Scott-Heron & The Last Poets." The album was released on 1st Aug 2015 on Mentis Records, distributed by The Orchard.
The video is directed by Emmy Award winner Mitchell Stuart (HQ Creative).
Malik is the protege of the late Gil Scott-Heron (his lifelong mentor and friend) and the Last Poets, with whom Malik studied and converted to Islam.
Malik is a published poet and a spoken word artist who has produced tracks with Wyclef Jean, Chuck D, Gil Scott-Heron, The Last Poets, Sly Dunbar and Steel Pulse among others. Malik wrote a song for SKA Legend Stranger Cole which was released in 2010 on Larry McDonalds album "Drumquestra".
Malik & the O.G's booking agent is Walter Laurer at GLP in Vienna