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Why Zakes Bantwini chose the men of The Wife for his latest music video



The male stars of The Spouse are the most popular commodity within the leisure trade proper now and as an astute entertainer and proud Zulu man himself, Zakes Bantwini understands this.

As such, Zakes Bantwini, together with the director for his newest video solid the Zulu brothers for the visuals.
The video is for the music iMali which additionally options Karyendasoul and Nana Atta which was launched a couple of 12 months in the past. 

It’s no shock that this music – like most of Zakes Bantwini’s work – has been the anthem of celebration in South Africa and now has accompanying visuals. 

The iMali music video, directed by Zeith Benza, not too long ago debuted at a premiere occasion hosted by the cash magnet herself, Khanyi Mbau, on the Houghton Lodge in Johannesburg. 

Benza stated he was intentional with who and what was included within the visuals, therefore the choice, the husbands of the Showmax collection, The Spouse.

Zakes Bantwini, who has been within the music trade for over a decade now, has managed to remain related with out clamouring to be stylish and nonetheless releases music loved by many. 

He described the success of his music as a collaborative effort saying, “I used to be empowered by somebody to be on this place, so I’ve to empower different individuals”. 

“Music in itself is an influence of collaboration, devices working collectively to make music.”

The visuals for iMali don’t fall quick in the case of reflecting the theme of the ability of collaboration. 

Benza stated he meant to create one thing not like any typical music video however relatively make it frivolously cinematic and inform a narrative. 

The video was additionally made doable because of sponsors within the type of Superbets and Bhatu and the model mentions are seamlessly integrated into the storyline.

“I needed to include the manufacturers with out making the video appear like an commercial,” stated Benza, earlier than including, “Getting actors of The Spouse was applicable. They’re at the moment very related in South Africa, particularly in cash.” 

The iMali visuals are positively a present stopper, and whereas watching the unique behind the scene footage, it’s clear that they had a very good finances.

“No matter Keith wanted, we gave to him. We didn’t go low cost,” quipped Zakes Bantwini in closing. 

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