Little Simz – Gratitude (feat. The Hics)

Uk rapper Little Simz shared her politically charged video for her track “Gratitude” taken from her debut album “A Curious Tale of Trials + Persons” out last September via her own label AGE 101: MUSIC. The video takes place during the strikes that hit Cape Town, South Africa last October because of the raise of the universities fees.

The video was directed by Jeremy Cole and you can see in this video the violence in South Africa, people fighting for their right to get proper and not too expensive education, for a chance in life. All this is filmed alongside footages of Little Simz rapping.
Here is her statement :

Little Simz take a trip to Cape Town, South Africa to deliver a powerful visual that features authentic video documentation from the recent #FeesMustFall protests captured by visual artist + activist Imraan Christian combined with performances from Red Bull Amaphiko backed social entrepreneurs (Jarrel Mathebula and Rayne Moses). The clip shines a spotlight on the powerful spirit of change being channeled by new generation of academics, activists, creatives + social entrepreneurs in shaping the ever evolving Global landscape.

Little Simz will be hitting the road in the beginning of next year :

17-Jan – Copenhagen, Denmark – Pumpehuset
18-Jan – Aarhus, Denmark – Atlas
19-Jan – Odense, Denmark – Posten
20-Jan – Berlin, Germany – Yaam
22-Jan – Warsaw, Poland – Milosc
23-Jan – Prague, CZ – Chapeu Rouge
24-Jan – Vienna, Austria – Flex Café
26-Jan – Cologne, Germany – Luxor
29-Jan – Zurich, Switzerland – Exil
30-Jan – Bern, Switzerland – Club Bonsoir
2-Feb – Rouen, France – 106
3-Feb – Paris, France – La Maroquinnerie
5-Feb – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Melkweg theater
6-Feb – Frankfurt, Germany – Zoom
8-Feb – Birmingham, UK – Academy 3
9-Feb – Bristol, UK – Academy 2
10-Feb – Norwich, UK – Waterfront Studio
12-Feb – Leeds, UK – Belgrave Music hall
13-Feb – Manchester, UK – Deaf Institute
15-Feb – Glasgow, UK – Garage
16-Feb – London, UK – Islington Academy
17-Feb – Brighton, UK – The Haunt
20-Feb – Auckland, New Zealand – Splore Festival
23-Feb – Sydney, Australia – GoodGod Small Club
24-Feb – Melbourne, Australia – Howler
25-Feb – Brisbane, Australia – TBC Club
26-Feb – Perth, Australia – Perth Festival

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