MAZBOU Q ‘To The Gates’
Written by Admin on March 3, 2020
This week’s Local Eyes is a cinematic visual from Mazbou Q for his track ‘To The Gates’. Formerly known as Unchained XL, this UK-born, Tāmaki Makaurau based Nigerian Kiwi rapper reveals a vulnerable side with a soulful, R&B influenced self-produced track taken from his forthcoming EP. His unique musical background of golden-age hip-hop, West African highlife and heavy metal forms the backdrop for his non-formulaic style of hip-hop inspired by the likes of Fela Kuti, The Roots and Oddisee.
Video by The Umbrella Creative, Director: Corey Fleming, Second Unit Director: Swap Gomez
Producer: Swap Gomez, Cinematography: Nelson Tan & Gino Cheng
First AD: Amy Lapwood, Editor: Mazbou Q & Swap Gomez
Art Department: Lani Purkis, Lighting Design: Justin Brown & Nick Harvey
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