Video: Young Fathers 'Rumbling'

Scottish/Liberian/Nigerian band Young Fathers Rumbling video.

White boy beat, black boy rhythm spit Scotland-based Young Fathers in the nauseating (in the best way) video for "Rumbling." The lyric swiftly sums up the Scottish/Liberian/Nigerian trio's sonic blend of underground electronic bleeps, heavy percussion and rhymes. Find this track, and the recently featured "Deadline," on their upcoming Anticon release Tape One. Another choice line: Nothing is original that's what's original. Yeah, pretty much.

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