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Yaa Pono's Felabration-Inspired 'Amen'

Ghanaian emcee Yaa Pono's latest single "Amen" is inspired by his performance at this year's Felabration.


Pidgen Music emcee Yaa Pono was the Ghanaian representative at last month's Lagos Felabaration. The Uptown Energy member left the Shrine inspired — the result being a proverbial new single "Amen." On his latest, the street spitter known for his fiery freestyles channels Fela Kuti's wisdom and hustle motivation into a celebratory joint. The Ghanaian banger uses actual chants from this year's audience at the Shrine. Listen to "Amen" below and head here for more from Yaa Pono.

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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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