Puppets Get 'Dirty' In The Name Of Occupy

Directed by the Fine Brothers, the Emmy-winning creators of the Kids React video series, this clever clip for "Dirty Money" follows Muppet-like characters through the aftermath of the financial crisis. Antibalas lead singer Amayo looks

Directed by the Fine Brothers, the Emmy-winning creators of the Kids React video series, this clever clip for "Dirty Money" follows Muppet-like characters through the aftermath of the financial crisis. Antibalas lead singer Amayo looks down from a helicopter as the band delivers some intensely limber grooves.

The tirelessly funky Afrobeat evangelizers of Antibalas have played at Carnegie Hall and Rikers Island. They've played, individually or as a group, with Amy Winehouse, TV on the Radio, Iron and Wine, Mark Ronson, the Roots, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Angelique Kidjo, David Byrne, Ornette Coleman. Their trombonist, Aaron Johnson, oversees the music for the hit Broadway musical Fela!. As the band preps its upcoming self-titled album, due out August 7 via Daptone Records, they're only just now releasing their first official video.

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