Oh Africa is Akon's hopeful tribute to the promise of the African continent and her people to rise above their myriad problems. The video shifts from the singer dancing joyously before an enormous, colorful mural of African imagery; to a choir-like crowd singing and grooving with faces painted in the colors of the continent's flags; to a culminating scene of footballers kicking soccer-ball-like paintballs into a wall, creating a massive image of star athletes unified for the collection of nations.

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Artist: Akon feat. Keri Hilson
Song Title: Oh Africa

Agency: PepsiCo
Int'l Marketing Director: Ellen Healy

Prod Co: MERGE @ Crossroads Films
Director: Gil Green
DP: Tom Marvel
EP: Joseph Uliano
Head of Production: Neil Maiers
Producer: Michelle Larkin

Editorial Co: Frank the Plumber
Editor: Ethan Shaftel
Post/Effects Co: Baked Goods
Telecine Co: Company 3
Colorist: Dave Hussey
Shoot Location: Hollywood, CA


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