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Petite Noir Reveals Details On 'The King Of Anxiety' EP

Petite Noir reveals the tracklist and details on his upcoming 5-track EP.


South African 'noir wave' producer Petite Noir (aka Yannick Illunga) has revealed some info about his upcoming The King Of Anxiety EP on Domino Records/Double6. The 5-track EP will be lead by the single & video for "Chess" (you can check out a teaser from the video below) and will include the previously featured "Till We Ghosts." The release also boasts track with Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def), (ed: that track is no longer on the EP) which will come as no surprise to some after news of their studio time together in Cape Town surfaced earlier this year. Yannick told us the following about the EP, "All I got went into this. Blood, sweat and real tears went into making this. This is Noirwave. It's a rebirth... The King of Anxiety... [I] recorded and scrapped a lot of songs and kept the best ones." Lead single "Chess" and EP pre-orders will be available November 24, that's the cover art above.

The King Of Anxiety EP

1. Come Inside

2. Chess

3. Shadows

4. Till We Ghosts

5. The Fall

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Senegal Protests Result in First Confirmed Death

Several reports have confirmed that one protestor has been killed in demonstrations taking place in Senegal following opposition leader Ousmane Sonko's recent arrest.

At least one protester has been killed in the ongoing anti-government protests in Senegal, according to several reports. The protestor was killed during clashes with the police in Bignona, southern Casamance region, although the cause of death is still allegedly unknown and under investigation. The protests, which now enter into the third day today, are in response to the arrest of opposition figure, Ousmane Sonko, who was arrested for reportedly disturbing public order and participating in an unauthorised demonstration. His arrest comes ahead of a scheduled appearance at a Dakar court on a charge of rape.

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