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Video: Ian Keteku 'Nightmares'


A late-night, spoken word exploration from Canadian/GhanaianWorld Poetry Slam champ Ian Keteku. It's not exactly in the holiday spirit (Happy Halloween!), but "Nightmares" still features enough morbid references, Mobutu portraits and black sheep in Mozambique talk to elicit some pretty weird vibes. The track can be found on Keteku's debut LP Lessons From Planet Earth (Re-Evolution) out now via Nocturne Records.

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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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