Ghana forms the backdrop of Major Lazer’s Tied Up.

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Mr Eazi and Raye’s Major Lazer debut titled Tied Up gets visuals which marks the third collaboration between Major Lazer and South African director, Adriaan Louw. The landscape visuals takes them to the slums of Accra, Ghana to define their emotions captured in found footage style amidst the down to earth picturesque beauty of the the country’s capital.

The electric energy radiating from the reverberating synths laid by the versatile trio of Diplo, Walshy Fire and Jillionaire is mirrored by the fiery dance steps of the choreographers and menacing glances of passers by all alluding the undulating emotions Raye and Mr Eazi’s powerful lusty vocals articulate. 

Tied Up follows the recent release of Orkant/Balance Pon It featuring South African singer Babes Wodumo and All My Life featuring Burna Boy, and is the third of a handful of visual collaborations with African artists coming from Major Lazer this fall.

Major Lazer also recently debuted a brand new Afrobeats Mix, which blends music from across the continent and lends their global platform to trendsetting African artists and their longtime inspirations and collaborators, as well as teasing new music—listen here.