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Seun Anikulapo Kuti & Egypt 80 Announce New Album: From Africa With Fury: Rise

Knitting Factory Records has just announced that Seun Anikulapo Kuti and Egypt 80 have teamed up again for a joint album, From Africa With Fury: Rise, set to come out on June 21st. The highly-anticipated album follows Kuti's critically-acclaimed Many Things, which dropped back in 2008. The new album is produced by Seun along with Brian Eno and John Reynolds. Backed by Egypt 80, this album is definitely going to be a must-have. Be sure to check back with Okayafrica for a full interview with Seun coming soon.


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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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