Upon the release of Kirani Ayat’s ‘Sarki’ single last week, The award-winning artist known for exceptional videos follows up with a riveting music video.
Kirani Ayat takes us on an adventure into the wrestling world of Dambe. The DAMBE is a brutal style of combat sports popular in the Hausa communities in Nigeria, Niger, and some parts of Senegal.
This tradition has its origins dating as far back as the 10th century and is slowly gathering a big global audience thanks to the advent of social media platforms. “Sarki” is a story about bravery, ambition, and resilience.
We are taken on a journey through the life of young boy Hafiz, A coconut seller in a small village whose dream is to become a Dambe warrior just like his idol the greatest fighter of the land Kirani Ayat. Against his mum’s wish and the doubts of his friends.
Watch the official video for ‘Sarki’ below;