Audio

Audio: Old Money x Lamin Fofana 'Visitors' [Mixtape]

Brooklyn's Old Money collaboration with Lamin Fofana ‘Visitors’ [Mixtape]


Bed-Stuy beatmakers Old Money and Lamin Fofana have three collaborative releases on deck. The works will nod to "black secret technology, ancient civilizations, Haile Selassie, and various strands of diasporic influences, all funneled through... 4th world electronics." and their distinct African/Caribbean lenses. First up is this future-dub mixtape, which the group explains:

This mix is titled Visitors. It was inspired and is the byproduct of the innovators and musicians of 1970s and '80s Jamaican dub and reggae. As electronic artists, we view our work, and this mix as a logical extension of the path traveled by groundbreaking producers, musicians, and engineers such as King Tubby, Scientist, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Jackie Mittoo, Horace Andy, and others. If anything, we are only pushing the ideas to extremes.

Stream/download Old Money and Lamin Fofana's mix below and keep an eye out for the next release "Ethiopia" b/w "Nāga," out Nov 6 on Dutty Artz.

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>>>Download "Visitors" (via The New Inquiry)

Interview

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ANTI applies their idiosyncratic expression towards projects ranging from graphic design, art direction for ads, music videos, films, paintings and murals. The remarkable nature of their work has put them on a pedestal within the creative nucleus that is Lagos.

The dynamic duo of Jennifer and Pablo have worked on music videos for Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Odunsi, Santi, and Sauti Sol. As well as designed sets for ads of organizations such as Absolut Vodka, Jameson, Nike, Coca-Cola, Nivea and UNICEF. Their approach to videos and art direction is injecting the Lagos creative scene with a much-needed breath of fresh air.

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