Maimouna Youssef’s “We’re Already Royal” is her recognition of cohesive Black communities despite the negative hype about perpetually split people. Ma Dukes makes an appearance in the video as well as Washington D.C. street performers Yaa Adenike Cunningham & Kweku Sumbry. “We’re Already Royal” is from her forthcoming The Reintroduction of Mumu Fresh mixtape.
Daily Archives: May 12, 2014
Janelle Monae’s cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes” is from the Pepsi Beats Of The Beautiful Game project of songs dedicated to football. Each of the 11 songs will have short films directed by a variety people including Spike Lee. Alyssa Pankiw directed this video for “Heroes.