HipHopDX Premiere – Thirty years in the past, Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall electrified film screens with the cult traditional comedy, Coming To America. Now, Zeana x Jason Maek have animated snippets of the movie for his or her new “Get To Work” video.
The observe marks the primary music the duo has launched in over two years. Directed by Jason Maek, the visible finds Maek taking part in the position of Prince Akeem and Zaena taking up a number of of Murphy’s famed characters, together with Sexual Chocolate.
“I beloved remaking Coming To America for this music as a result of, sonically, ‘Get To Work’ is traditional and uncooked,” Zaena advised HipHopDX. “Recreating this was superior and I obtained to be three dudes. Can’t prime that.”
“Either we have been going to nail this or it was going to be a catastrophe,” Maek provides. “There was no center floor. I feel we did a very good job in paying homage whereas giving individuals a bit nostalgia.”
The duo plans to launch their second full-length collaborative album, Freshman, in two separate volumes. Freshman: Volume I is predicted to reach quickly.
In the meantime, watch the “Get To Work” video above.