Young Fathers 'War' + 'Effigy'

Stream Young Fathers dark and rumbling "War" and the recently dropped Yeezus-influenced "Effigy."

Young Fathers come through with "War," a dark and rumbling slow-builder off their upcoming Dead LP (cover art above). The track continues the Scottish / Liberian / Nigerian group's jarring yet hooky art-rap experimentations we last heard in "LOW."  Dead, will be the group's first proper full-length and follows the release of their two stunning 'mixtapes' Tape One and Tape TwoStream "War" and the recently dropped Yeezus-nod "Effigy" below. Dead is due Feb 4 via Anticon/Big Dada.

[H/T Spin]


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