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Video: Cobe Obeah "Flames"


First spotted over at okayplayer, this new video from Cobe Obeah for his song, "Flames," produced by Apple Juice Kid, is off his latest mixtape, Song of The Starz. Apple Juice Kid and Cobe joined forces to release what they call the African "A Milli," and the beat will certainly have your head nodding.  For more from Obeah, download the full mixtape here. Video directed by Swagg Society Productions.

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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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