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Young Fathers Perform 'Only Child' For Okay Acoustic

Watch Mercury Prize winners Young Fathers perform a stripped-down, acappella version of "Only Child" for Okayafrica TV.


Scottish-Nigerian-Liberian trio Young Fathers performed a stripped-down version of "Only Child" for Okayafrica TV before their recent show in Brooklyn. We filmed band members 'G' Hastings, Alloysious Massaquoi and Kayus Bankole at an empty Music Hall of Williamsburg as they ran through a chilling, acappella rendition of their Tape Two mixtape highlight. Young Fathers are currently wrapping up a global tour in support of their latest album White Men Are Black Men Too, the follow-up to their Mercury Prize-winning Dead LP. Watch our Okay Acoustic episode with Young Fathers below.

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Listen to Alicia Keys & Diamond Platnumz’ New Song ‘Wasted Energy’

The Tanzanian music icon and American star team up on the track from her new album, ALICIA.

Tanzanian star Diamond Platnumz features on Alicia Keys' latest album titled, ALICIA.

Platnumz' influence is clear as the song, titled "Wasted Energy," is a far cry from what is usually expected from the "If I Ain't Got You" singer.

Taking cues and influence from reggae, afropop and the bongo flava that the Tanzanian star is known for, "Wasted Energy" speaks of a lover in a relationship with someone who intentionally ignores their needs and desires.

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