Connect
To Top

The music video: Agatako – chameleone ft Dj Pius

 

ag

The word ‘agatako’ carries a different meaning for various music fans. No wonder, there was a certain impatience that engulfed fans as they awaited the release of this music video. This video was shot in Kigali, Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills by Press It Films. And just like the meaning of ‘agatako’, the video was another love souvenir of sorts where Uganda and Rwanda cemented their affair.

The environment in the video is one of a full downpour, and starts with two lovers holding hands while drenched in the waters. And guess what? The magical duo of Radio and Weasel couldn’t miss the chance to feature in this video as extras. Passion in this video is expressed with this dancer who twizzles her long hair, all dripping with rain drops as she executes a contemporary dance.

I am pretty much disappointed in the indoor scenes of this video. They don’t seem to bring out the actual storyline. It is as though these scenes take us on a hopeless hunt with no destination, a journey with nothing to steal one’s breath.

Truth be told, this is not a video you will be remembering a week after you have watched it. There is a creeping monotony that comes with watching this video, only saved at moments by this beautiful lady who reveals her shimmering thighs under the dimming lights.

What in this video represents the souvenir? What new thing does this music video add to the grand scale of visual arts? Perhaps we could credit it on the lighting. However, that would be a rushed conclusion. Pause a little and notice all blurs, the shadows that deny the clarity to the facials of the characters. It is not the worst of videos, but it is also clearly not so above the line of average.

 

Comment on this Story

More in Audio Visual

  • Kenzo releases two videos

      Eddy Kenzo aka Musuuza is on a roll. This year, he has released ten songs so far, three collaborations two of...

    Christine NakalungiMay 24, 2017
  • The track: Never Give UP- Flex D’Paper ft Mako Loco

    Ugandan Hip-Hop artiste Flex D’Paper could easily be categorised as an underground rapper but he is not. An underground rapper is...

    Christine NakalungiMay 6, 2017
  • The video: Mbozi Za Malwa- Bebe Cool ft Sauti Sol

    Once upon a time, Kim XP was the King of music video production. We almost believed the hype until the doubting...

    Christine NakalungiMay 6, 2017
  • Akafananyi – Katera Afrika

    Katera Afrika has the likeability aura that surrounds her. One could guess that it’s all about her individuality that she champions,...

    Christine NakalungiApril 22, 2017
  • The movie-The Fate Of the Furious

    Cast: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Stratham, Tyrese Gibson, Nathalie Emmanuel, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron Director: F. Gary Gary...

    Christine NakalungiApril 15, 2017
  • The dvd- Into The Storm

    Pette (Matt Waish) specialises in chasing storms so much that he had a car custom made for driving through tornadoes. For...

    Christine NakalungiApril 15, 2017
  • The track: Leesu – Mozey Radio

    5 Many refer to Leesu as a song done by Radio and Weasel, even the artwork to promote the song has...

    Christine NakalungiApril 15, 2017
  • Katonene bags 160m CMVA cash

    For all you who were mocking the Club video awards, see who is laughing last now. Word at our desk is...

    Christine NakalungiApril 1, 2017
  • The movie: The Ghost In The Shell

    Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Takeshi Kitano, Pilou Asbæk, Michael Pitt and Juliette Binoche Director: Rupert Sanders Genre: Sci-fi, action Running time: 106...

    Christine NakalungiApril 1, 2017