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London Afrobeat Collective x Captain Planet 'Prime Minister'

Captain Planet turns in a stellar remix of London Afrobeat Collective's single "Prime Minister"


We've been fans of Captain Planet's production works since his 'gumbo funk' vinyl flips, Thomas Mapfuno remixes and other stellar output. This time, Captain Planet sent us over his infectious take on London Afrobeat Collective, a 10-piece ensemble lead by vocalist Funke Adeleke. L.A.C.'s latest single "Prime Minister" injects political commentary over a swaying afrobeat progression. Stream full-length and radio edits of the original and Captain Planet's solid remix below and grab a pre-order of the release on Bandcamp.

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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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