Ola Films, a Johannesburg-based production company, offers a behind the
look at the music video they shot for Nozinja, a South African music producer.
The mastermind behind the Shangaan Electro dance movement recently signed
label Warp Records and released his debut single and video, Tsekeleke, in April
Directed by Chris Saunders and produced by Olivia Leitch, the video makes
surrealist Shangaan visuals, colourfully creative costumes, rapid dance moves
and a fast
pace beat. Nozinja told FACT magazine: “This speed is abnormal”. The track also
use of helium vocals, intricate percussion and high-speed video game sounds.
Shangaan electro, a dance movement originating from Nozinja himself, was
from a 21st century reboot of local folk traditions in South African townships and
from Tsonga Disco and Kwaito House music. The style was developed in South
has become popular in Europe and is quickly gaining international attention.
Soon after the video was released, Nozinja and Warp Records released
upcoming live shows around various parts of Europe in April, May and August of
To watch the
video visit YouTube.