The Latest & Greatest Video Yet From The Album Distant Relatives

“Ayo D—let’s go all the way in on this one,” says Nas at the top of the track. And director Nabil Elderkin did just that—this video is all about mystical visionary-type visuals. Nice to see Amadou & Mariam in the mix as well. It’s a good look for the blind husband and wife duo from Mali. That’s sabali for you right there. Let it go…

The word “Sabali” is of the Bambara tongue, a language spoken in West Africa. It means patience, or perhaps wisdom—and really, what’s the difference? Ancient secrets aren’t typically blasted out on twitter. Nor are they typically revealed in four-minute records. But Jr. Gong and Nas are anything but typical. Good things come to those who wait.