Nas And Damian Marley Head To Egypt For “Patience” Video And An Update On The Protests

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Yeah, Nas and Damiam Marley put out the album Distant Relatives was released last year and before that had been a long time coming but the duo has dropped a new video for “Patience”. I guess it took that long for this diamond of a video to get pressed into existence. There’s an Egyptian theme in the visually stunning Nabil Elderkin-directed video that feels timely considering the world’s eyes are on Egypt right now as the protests continue.

The song samples the Amadou & Mariam track ‘Sabali’ which translates to ‘Patience’ in Bamanankan, a language spoken in West Africa. Mariam also makes a cameo appearance.


DISTANT RELATIVES “Patience” from nabil elderkin on Vimeo.

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