Fanga (Official Video)

Rokia Koné & Jacknife Lee

In ‘Fanga’, Rokia draws on the wisdom of Mali’s griots to share the message that every life on earth has a purpose and a destiny. From the great elephant to the tiny ant, each has their own strength and power, or ‘fanga’. The song invites us to step forward and face our destiny.


Dancer: Moses Ward – @moses.m.o.ward

Director: Kennedy Junior Muntanga – @kennedyjuniormuntanga
Producer/Editor: Odhrán Mullan – @odhranmullan
Director of Photography: Jake Duncan – @jakebrynduncan
Focus Puller: Alyson Thompson – @alysonspage
Gaffer: Ndrika Anyika – @ndrikaanyika
Data Wrangler: Sophie Dymond – @dymondsophie
Colourist: Cam Sander – @cam_sander
Dancer costume design: Gabrielle Venguer – @gabriellevenguer

Film equipment supplied by Direct Digital

Rokia filmed on Ngor Island, Dakar by Odhrán Mullan
Production, planning & styling: Valérie Malot & Aba Sangaré
Hair & make-up: Sagnse Studio – @sagnesofficial
Dakar Location Scout: Camille Seck – @kaaniurban
Dakar Location Fixer: Fati Moussa Mahamane – @that_nomad_spirit

Special thanks to Chinonso Ihekire – @chinosotherevolutionary

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