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Video: Les Nubians Live at The Shrine in Chicago

As first seen on okayplayer, Cam Be and Jamaar J capture Les Nubians at The Shrine in Chicago discussing the meaning and purpose of their new album, Nu Revolution, and the power of dance - the relief, energy and action that the music has on stage. Mixed with live clips of their performance, it's clear that Les Nubians still got it.

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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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