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Watch Skepta Perform 'No Sleep' In Full Thermal Vision On 'A Colors Show'

The British-Nigerian rapper is literally on fire.

Skepta dropped his highly-anticipated fifth studio album Ignorance Is Bliss last week, and it's been met with an overwhelmingly positive reception from fans.

Today, the rapper appears on popular YouTube series A COLORS SHOW, where he performed the album cut "No Sleep."

In true "Colors" fashion, the rendition is minimal and stripped down—except that this time, Skepta appears in full thermal vision for most of the performance, which makes his figure appear multicolored and luminescent.


The artist also recently sat down for an interview with his sister, the Beats 1 radio host Julie Adenuga, to discuss fatherhood, relationships and life beyond music.

Check out the visually striking performance below, and listen to Ignorance Is Bliss underneath if you haven't already. For more from Color Studios, revisit South African artist Sjava's recent appearance on the show.

Skepta - No Sleep | A COLORS SHOW www.youtube.com



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This Compilation Shines a Light On East African Underground Music

We talk to a few of the artists featured on the Music For the Eagles compilation from Uganda's Nyege Nyege.

Nyege Nyege, a label in Kampala, Uganda is channelling the confidence brimming over a whole continent. Africa is no longer the future. For dance music, its time is right now.

Music For the Eagles is a compilation released in conjunction with Soundcloud to showcase the best new acts that East Africa has to offer outside the mainstream. A new wave of artists firmly blasting non-conformist energy for you to spasm to. Music that takes you places. Otim Alpha's high BPM wedding frenzy of incessant rasping vocals accompanied by feverous violin will have you clawing the walls to oblivion. Anti Vairas' dancehall from a battleship with super galactic intentions doesn't even break a sweat as it ruins you. FLO's beautiful sirens call, is a skittish and detuned nursery rhyme that hints at a yearning for love but reveals something far more unnerving. Ecko Bazz's tough spiralling vocal over sub-bass and devil trap energy is an anthem that can only be bewailed. And Kidane Fighter's tune is more trance-like prayer. These are only some of the highlights for you to shake it out to.

We got to chat with a few of the artists featured on the Music For the Eagles compilation as they took a break from the studio below.

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