Popular DJ and producerÂ Stephen FasanoÂ (AKAÂ The Magician) has teamed up with Belgian rapperÂ HamzaÂ to deliver brand-new singleÂ â€˜Love Breakâ€™, with an accompanying official video shot in Florida during this yearâ€™sÂ Miami Music Week.
Directed byÂ Anthony Nti -Â a widely acclaimed Ghanaian director, who moved to Belgium as a youngster – the video features gorgeous sepia soaked colours, and vivid shots of the American East-coast sunset. The production features bothÂ The Magician, andÂ Hamza;Â with the DJâ€™s live performance displayed through a varied cut of trippy and psychedelic â€˜flashbackâ€™ style shots.
Best known for his short filmsÂ â€˜Kwakuâ€™Â andÂ â€˜Only Usâ€™,Â the former sawÂ NtiÂ receive many accolades, including first prize at theÂ Zanzibar Film Festival.Â
Following the release of his last singleÂ â€˜Las Vegasâ€™Â withÂ Ebenezer, The Magician is looking to move his music into a new direction throughout 2018, adding:Â â€œIâ€™ve been working in a lot of different studios, exploring different genres of music with some incredible people. The result of which has reignited my passion to make music, and inspired me to share more love and emotions through it.
Having first experienced mainstream success with his European no.1 remix ofÂ Lykke Liâ€™sÂ â€˜I Follow Riversâ€™Â in 2012,Â The Magicianâ€™s 2013 track â€˜Sunlightâ€™ featuring the vocals ofÂ Olly AlexanderÂ fromÂ Years & Years, peaked at #7 in both the Belgian and UK charts, garnering over 55 million combined streams in the process. With Top 10 hit status achieved,Â The MagicianÂ has spent time cultivating his own live events and record label aptly named â€˜POTIONâ€™ where new singles â€˜Togetherâ€™ and â€˜Shyâ€™ quickly followed, before his 2017 releases â€˜Tied Upâ€™ withÂ Julian PerrettaÂ , andÂ Â â€˜Slow Motionâ€™Â withÂ TCTS.
Enjoying a hectic touring schedule in 2017, the Belgian DJ played at a diverse range of clubs includingÂ Pacha, Space, HÃ¯, UshuaiaÂ andÂ AmnesiaÂ in Ibiza. Since launchingÂ Potion, heâ€™s brought the event series toÂ Ministry of Sound, Showcase Paris, Exchange LA, Electric Brixton, New Yorkâ€™s Webster HallÂ and hosted his very own Potion stage atÂ Tomorrowland.Â He also featured atÂ ADE, as part of both his very ownÂ Potion party, and â€˜My Houseâ€™ withÂ Martin Solveig.
Rising talentÂ HamzaÂ is best known for his 2016 EP â€˜New Casanovaâ€™Â and his two 2017 mixtapesÂ â€˜Santa Sauceâ€™Â andÂ â€˜1994â€™Â (named after his year of birth).
â€˜Love Breakâ€™Â is out now!