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Kahli Abdu's Fela-Inspired Mixtape 'Ministry of Corruption'

Kahli Abdu shares the Fela Kuti-inspired mixtape 'Ministry of Corruption'

Rising Nigerian afrobeat/hip-hop artist Kahli Abdu recently released Ministry of Corruption, a mixtape inspired by Fela Anikulapo Kuti. While every track on the mixtape samples the late afrobeat king, the inspiration goes deeper as Kahli’s lyrics are hard-hitting, political and socially conscious. The artwork for the album was put together by the Nigeria-based Graphic Research Department. Listen and download Ministry of Corruption and check out more of Kahli here.


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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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