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Audio/Video: Old Money 'DC1A' + 'Uhura'


We've been waiting on some new cuts from our dudes Old Money for a minute. In this new found-footage clip for "DC1A" the Brooklyn duo go Egyptian astronomical over a NaZaretH beat, with visuals featuring "two dope finger tutters from Brooklyn, hella youtube clippage + references to Amiri Baraka, the Egyptian mystery system, sleng teng and Battlestar Galactica." Watch it above. Additionally, Old Money's dropped a new afro-astral instrumental "Uhura," which you can stream below. Check out more from OM on our Okayafrica TV feature.

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