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Young Fathers 'Get Up' + 'Low' + 'Rumbling' Live at Electrowerkz

Watch Young Fathers' massive live renditions of "Get Up," "Low" and "Rumbling" at London's Electrowerkz.


Young Fathers recently brought their massive live show to London, bathing the crowd at Electrowerkz with waves haywire electronics, rumbling bass and harmonized vocals. The Scottish/Liberian/Nigerian trio's sound resonated hugely in the dimly-lit warehouse space as the group ran through mixtape cuts and tracks from their recent DEAD LP.

Watch Young Fathers' performance of "Get Up," "Low," and "Rumbling" from their sold out album launch show, captured by Akinola Davies & Jim Alexander for Big Dada. DEAD is available on iTunes now, catch YF live on their remaining North American tour dates with Baths listed below. For more, check out our Okayafrica TV interview with Young Fathers.

Young Fathers & Baths Tour Dates

05/01 Montreal, QC - S.A.T

05/02 Ottawa, ON - Ritual

05/03 Toronto, ON - Horseshoe Tavern

05/04 Detroit, MI - Magic Stick

05/05 Grand Rapids, MI - Pyramid Scheme

05/08 Indianapolis, IN - The Vogue

05/09 Chicago, IL - Concord Music Hall

05/10 Minneapolis, MN - Triple Rock Social Club

05/11 Fargo, ND - The Aquarium

05/13 Edmonton, AB - The Starlite

05/14 Calgary, AB - Commonwealth Bar & Stage

05/15 Vancouver, BC - Fortune Sound Club

05/16 Seattle, WA - Neumo's Crystal Ball

05/17 Portland, OR - Rotture

05/18 Eugene, OR - WOW Hall

05/21 San Francisco, CA - The Independent

05/22 Visalia, CA - Cellar Door

05/24 San Diego, CA - Casbah

Interview
Image courtesy of Killbeatz.

Interview: Killbeatz' Short & Sweet Debut EP, 'Love and Happiness'

We speak to the renowned afrobeats producer about his joint Love and Happiness EP with King Promise & Ofori Amponsah, and his daughter's inspiration behind the project.

Killbeatz needs no introduction. The producer born Joseph Addison is one of the biggest hitmakers as far as afrobeats is concerned. From R2Bees to Sarkodie to FuseODG to M.anifest, Killbeatz has blessed your favorite singers and rappers alike with the soundtracks to their biggest hits. From the azonto era to the global spread of afrobeats, his contribution to African music as a whole cannot be overstated.

However, Killbeatz' influence doesn't stop at just music production. Behind the scenes, he's a complete industry player. The CEO of Ghanaian record label Legacy Life Entertainment, he's responsible for bringing star singer King Promise to the limelight.

Despite producing for the crème de la crème of the Ghanaian music industry as well as several international artists over the length of a decade, the highly-influential producer and instrumentalist never had a project of his own. Now he has set out to change that. In October 2020 Killbeatz dropped his debut EP, titled Love and Happiness.

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