Watch Vicktor Taiwò's Beautiful Short Film About Black Boyhood
The Nigerian-born artist shares the stunning First Movement short film to accompany his EP.
Vicktor Taiwò is the buzzing Nigerian-born, London-based artist who's been getting people talking with this airy vocal melodies and ethereal compositions.
Taiwò's now sharing a stunning 13-minute short film to accompany that EP, it's a work about self growth and awareness that follows a mother and child through birth, youth and baptism. It's soundtracked by the songs found on First Movement.
Here's what Vicktor wrote to us about the new First Movement film:
"But I find it fascinating that black boyhood, presented this way - existing within moments of such peace, tenderness and freedom - that it almost feels like an ethereal fantasy.
A shame that black liberation is often only acceptable when restricted to a battle of the mind.
So I protest with light. I publicly cloak myself in the softness this world attempts to deny and exclude me from.''
Watch the beautiful First Movement film below.