Young Fathers Make Their U.S. Late Night TV Debut On Jimmy Kimmel Live

Young Fathers make their U.S. late night TV debut with a performance of 'Get Up' and 'Low' on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

In addition to putting out one of our favorite releases so far in 2014, Young Fathers are sneakily becoming the year's most memorable live act. We saw their otherworldly presence firsthand back in March at Okayplayer's Official SXSW Showcase, where the Scottish/Liberian/Nigerian trio was backed by a full string section. Since then they've continued to rattle walls on their DEAD tour, including a stop at Electrowerkz in London (which you can watch here) and a roof-shaking studio session at KEXP. Most recently YF hit Jimmy Kimmel Live in L.A. to perform their haywire revolutionary anthem "Get Up" and their anti-ethereal hyper-ballad "Low." Watch Young Fathers claim the late night throne in the videos below.


Interview: Wavy The Creator Is Ready to See You Now

The multidisciplinary Nigerian-American artist on tapping into all her creative outlets, creating interesting things, releasing a new single and life during quarantine.

A trip canceled, plans interrupted, projects stalled. It is six months now since Wavy the Creator has had to make a stop at an undisclosed location to go into quarantine and get away from the eye of the pandemic.

The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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