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Some Things | Vol. 44: The Ones Who Keep Walking

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Some Things | Vol. 44: The Ones Who Keep Walking
“You have to know where you’re from, to know where you’re going.” Yeni Kuti
This week we’re celebrating the incredible talent igniting collective progress in Africa that we were fortunate to work with when creating our latest Something™ Originals film The Ones Who Keep Walking.
Directed by Forbes 30 under 30 film maker Amarachi Nwosu & presented by Johnnie Walker, the film showcases inspiring stories of the creators & collectives who are turning the attention of the world to Africa.
Through never before heard stories, beautiful conceptual scenes & in-depth conversations we gain an insight into how fresh creative energy, sheer determination & a pioneering spirit is bringing authentic African expression to the world.
More than 200 people across 13 countries helped bring our concept to life including global music sensation CKay, Rapper & Songwriter Sampa The Great, Artist manager & businesswoman Bose Ogulu (Aka Mama Burna) & award winning fashion designer Loza Maléombho.
The Ones Who Keep Walking is being broadcast through a partnership across Africa with DSTV channels & you can watch it for a limited time here.
Here are Some Things to inspire you to keep walking:

  1. The institution making space for Black artists via The Art Newspaper
  2. Meet the Africans & African-Americans who are putting down roots in Japan via Youtube
  3. Make tracks with influential creative Richmond Ekow Barnes via Instagram
  4. The Godfather of Ghanian social documentary photography via The Guardian
  5. Get lost in South African youth culture via BubbleGum Club
  6. A new lens of discovery via Dazed Digital
  7. Beat Nation - explore Mozambican techno dub via BandCamp
  8. ANTI-MASS - the collective merging sound, gender & politics via New Frame
  9. An artist with soul - get lost in this impressionist & pop-art world via Youtube
  10. Skate & create with WAF via WAFFLESNCREAM
Can’t wait till next week for more things? Follow us on Instagram.
We’re always on the lookout for like-minded people & brands to collaborate with. Drop us a line & let’s make Something™ happen.
The Ones Who Keep Walking via Linkedin
The Ones Who Keep Walking via Linkedin
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