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Watch Desert Renegades Yasiin Bey and Narcy Escape Their Enemies in A Tribe Called Red's "R.E.D." Video

The two rappers flee Cape Town in the visuals for the Ottawa First Nations electronic group's latest single.

by Max Mohenu
Aug 17 2016, 9:30pm

After recently premiering their Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) and Narcy-assisted single "R.E.D." on Ebro's Beats 1 radio show, Ottawa First Nations electronic trio A Tribe Called Red have shared a music video for the track, shot in Cape Town, South Africa.

Directed by Montreal's Narcy, the clip sees the two rappers playing well-dressed renegades wandering the bright desert on a quest to get past the Alie Nation (or "alienation"), enlisting the help of fellow comrades to make their victorious escape through enemy lines. It references Bey's ongoing immigration problems after he was charged earlier this year for using a fake passport.

Watch it above and pre-order the group's forthcoming album, We Are The Halluci Nation, which comes out Sept. 16 via Radicalized Records (Pirates Blend in Canada).