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Young Fathers Live At Festival Les inRocks

Watch the 30 minute set from Young Fathers live at Festival les inRocks.


Edinburgh-based Scottish / Liberian / Nigeria trio Young Fathers delivered the good word to French audiences last week at a stop in Paris for Festival les inRocks. The art-rap collective has been busy touring Europe in the lead up to their forthcoming proper LP debut, news that was recently accompanied with the hyper-colored "LOW" video. French media outlet Culturebox taped the 30 minute sermon in which pounding heart percussion and savior-like presence instantly transform the joint into a cultish gathering. Watch the dark arts unfold live below. Dead is due out Feb 4 via Anticon/Big Dada. For more from YF grab a free download of Africa In Your Earbuds #38.

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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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