The Video For Major Lazer's 'Blow That Smoke' Invites Us To Tour South Africa
The Official Music Video for Major Lazer's Blow That Smoke invites us to tour South Africa. The directors Duran Levinson and DOLPH, tell the stories of normal people with small shots with low fi VHS visuals, interspersed with professional and choreographed images.
The directors captured and portrayed the intimate vibrations of the locations they visit (Cape Town, Johannesburg, Soweto, Cosmo City and some mines dumps). Neither materialistic excess nor glamor, there is a gallery of colorful and cheerful characters, who dance despite the needs. The scenarios are raw. This contrast between joy and necessity raises the question of whether material accumulation really is the source of happiness for all people.