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Video: Mauritian Pop Experimentalist Mo Kolours' 'Promise'

Watch Mauritian experimental pop producer Mo Kolours ritualistic forest video for "Promise.


Mo Kolours — whom  we've covered extensively for his sonic pairing of Mauritian Sega-inspired rhythms with electronic loops and hip-hop/dub touches — releases an eerie music video for "Promise," the lead single of his latest EP3: Tusk Dance. The clip cycles through images of a colorfully-masked group (and dog) performing some kind of ritualistic meet-up in the forest — interpret for yourself. Watch below and download Mo Kolours' previously featured EP1: Drum Talking and EP2: Banana Wine

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9 Black Electronic Musicians You Should Be Listening To

Featuring DJ Lag, Spellling, Nozinja, Klein, LSDXOXO and more.

We know that Black queer DJs from the Midwest are behind the creation of house and dance music. Yet, a look at the current electronic scene will find it terribly whitewashed and gentrified, with the current prominent acts spinning tracks sung by unnamed soulful singers from time to time. Like many art forms created by Black people all over the world, the industry hasn't paid homage to its pioneers, despite the obvious influence they have. Thankfully, the independent music scene is thriving with many Black acts inspired by their forefathers and mothers who are here to revolutionize electronic music. Here are a list of the ones you should check out:

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