After the recent debut of her critically-acclaimed EP ‘Leave Me At The Pregame’, Kenyan artist Maya Amolo dropped her first visuals for Lush Green. The 7 track EP carries a melodious tune as she takes you through a journey of self-acceptance and healing.
Lush Green is a track supported by subtle tinkering beats; produced by Kamau Wanaina. Maya explores the feelings that come with being away from your comforts and the ones you love over time. She writes a reassuring letter to herself; one gets the sense of community and tenderness that Maya craves when she is away in New York.
The visual is shot in her home garden and is directed by Mumbi Muturi (the artist’s mother), capturing the lush vegetation which is in reference to Kenyan summers while at the same time being a safe haven for Maya. The presence of Kenyan models in African headpieces in the visual is a direct translation that she feels better and more alive when she is back home.
On the video Maya notes, “For me, this visual is the perfect representation of what makes me feel most cared for and comfortable, and what I was writing about when I was homesick in New York in the winter: The comfort of a green garden and support from people at home.”
Check Out the video below.