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Young Fathers 'LOW'

Watch Young Fathers new music video for "LOW" and get the details on their upcoming album DEATH.


Young Fathers crashed onto our radar with two outstanding mixtapes — Tape One and Tape Two — that could've well been albums. The Edinburgh-based Scottish / Liberian / Nigeria trio recently announced Dead, their first proper LP, which is lead by this video single for "LOW." The clip is a hyper-colored affair accentuated by soothing refrains and jarring choruses in the vein of Young Fathers' art-rap compositions. For more from the band check out YF's Africa In Your Earbuds mixtape. Watch the video for "LOW" below and look for Dead out Feb 4 via Anticon/Big Dada.

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