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Bare Soul Pt.2: Nneka ‘Do You Love Me Now?' (Live Acoustic)

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We caught Nigerian chanteuse Nneka at Cielo in NYC, where she performed an intimate acoustic set of standouts from Soul Is Heavy — grab the album at Decon. Nneka spoke of her relationship to "the system" in Nigeria and living in fear before she launched into a beautiful version of "Do You Love Me Now?" (above). This is the second in a four-part Bare Soul series brought to you by Okayafrica and Decon. Part one, below, is an alluring version of "Shining Star." Nneka is currently on tour with Bajah & The Dry Eye Crew catch them both live on their remaining dates!

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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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