VIDEO HIGHLIGHT: UMLILO ‘MAGIC MAN’

Magic Man by Jasyn HowesCape Town fierce diva Umlilo, is back with his fifth music video single, ‘Magic Man’ from his upcoming EP, ‘Aluta’ to be released on naasMUSIC. The video to the track, directed by Jasyn Howes and DOP Nicolas vd Westhuizen, features performers Sheldon Michaels and Alex Alfaro join Umlilo in a dark ritualistic journey…

The Avant-garde Cape Town singer/producer and performance artist explains: “Magic Man represents a person’s metamorphosis from a tortured outsider to a fully realised divine being and I wanted the music to reflect the transformation. It’s one of my most personal songs and I wanted to explore the physical struggle in all of us to transcend beyond the ordinary and mundane to become greater people.”Magic Man video stillUmlilo recently featured on Cape Town producer Thor Rixon’s EP, ‘Tea Time Favourites’ on the edgy ‘Skepsel’, as well as Naas Compilation ‘Dassie’ for a track he produced called ‘Slima Mina’.


Check out Umlilo’s fiery musical debut of ‘Shades of Kwaai’ in 2013…

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