During the initial development of this piece, Editor and Director Edgar Ayala had a vision for the soundtrack, and it had to be Gqom, a genre of electronic dance music that emerged in the early 2010s from Durban, South Africa. It developed out of South African house music, kwaito techno.
However, there was little to no music in this style available to license, so Edgar contacted multiple records labels and reached out to his social network. Finally, Wile Out Records label-head Paulo Flores of Australia reached out and gave CBV the rights to a song, Sibenza by Thought Patrol.
Although the client decided to go with a different musical style, we at CBV decided to make two versions of the video since we were so excited about our initial idea.
Link to original version: https://www.communitybridgevideo.com/krip-hop-nation-africa-to-the-bay/