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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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MFE Pays Tribute to PRO on The Second Anniversary of The South African Hip-Hop Legend’s Passing

Artists signed to PRO's label MFE commemorate him in new tribute song 'MAWE: VITA24' on the second anniversary of the South African hip-hop pioneer's passing.

One aspect of PRO(Kid)'s legacy that rarely gets mentioned is his label. As head of Money First Entertainment, the label he founded, PRO played roles in the trajectories and craft of artists such as Red Button, Captian_fs, sFs 5 Star and TeePee among others. The former three were official members of MFE with Red Button, PRO's protégé, being the first artist to be signed to the label.

PRO who passed away exactly two years ago today gets a tribute from his label's roster. "MAWE: VITA24" is a remix of an sFs 5 Star song titled "Mawe" that the artist released in February.

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The 10 Best PRO(Kid) Songs Ranked

SPeeka ranks his favourite PRO songs of all time on the second anniversary of the kasi rap legend's death.