Petite Noir Releases The VHS Visuals For 'Chess'

Watch Cape Town noir waver Petite Noir's VHS-style music video for "Chess."

As we recently reported, South African ‘noir wave’ producer Petite Noir (aka Yannick Illunga) is readying the release of his 5-track The King Of Anxiety EP. Today, he's sharing the music video for lead track "Chess," an enrapturing slow-burner that blooms from striking falsetto verses into full-fledged post-punk & electronic progression. The VHS-shot visuals for the single, directed by East London filmmaker Cieron Magat, were inspired by Ghanaian photographer Philip Kwame Apagya's chromogenic print portraits. Watch the Hackney-shot video for "Chess" below via Dazed Digital. Petite Noir's The King Of Anxiety EP will be available soon on Domino Records/Double6.


The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of the Month (July)

Featuring Black Sherif, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, M3NSA x M.anifest, and more.

As the summer winds down releases have slowed down just a tad, but it's nothing to fear because a number of our Ghanaian music faves are in album mode, and it's only a matter of time before they let loose! In the meantime the rest of our faves have been steady dishing out that fire, making for another month of dope releases. Want the scoop? Check out the best Ghanaian songs of the month below!

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