Benin City is the trio comprised of vocalist and poet Joshua Idehen, vocalist Shanaz Dorsett and multi-instrumentalist Tom Leapers. On their new single and video “All Smoke, No Fire”, the collective wants to make a statement. For a year now, London has known a massive clubs, pubs, bars and social spaces shutdowns. Indeed, in 2015, 50% of those spaces were closed, preventing a lot of artists from playing, promoting their music, and living from their art. Their new Shaun James Grant-directed video, as well as the track itself, is a response to that phenomenon.
About the video, Benin City’s Joshua Idehen detailed: