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Summer is ending! And you have some work to do. Did you experience that season-defining moment? That rooftop conversation, that carefree weekend of intense interpersonal bonding? Did you find the person who’ll keep you warm all winter? If you’ve answered negatively to even one of these, you have some work to do. And so we… More »

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Baloji – “Capture” (Feat. Petite Noir & Muanza) Video

Baloji is a Congolese rapper who now lives in Belgium but constantly returns to his native country. He self-directed his new video for "Capture" along…
Caitlin White | September 3, 2015 - 11:31 am

Stream Petite Noir La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful

Petite Noir is Yannick Ilunga, a South African pop chameleon whose music draws on R&B and crunch-rock and new wave and forward-thinking dance music. All…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2015 - 11:19 am
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Petite Noir – “MDR”

Yannick Ilunga is a genre-blurring singer and producer from Cape Town, South Africa who records under the name Petite Noir. He'll release his album La
Tom Breihan | August 25, 2015 - 10:39 am
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Petite Noir – “Best” Video

Petite Noir is the project of Capetown producer Yannick Iluga, who kicked off the year by releasing his debut EP The King Of Anxiety. Though…
Caitlin White | August 4, 2015 - 5:26 pm
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Petite Noir – “The Fall” Video

Yannick Iluga, the Capetown producer known as Petite Noir, just released his debut EP The King Of Anxiety, a collection of his slim, joyous, South…
Caitlin White | March 11, 2015 - 11:18 am

Petite Noir – “Shadows”

Petite Noir has been on our collective radar for a few years, but the young singer and producer from South Africa is only now about…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2015 - 12:36 pm

Petite Noir – “Till We Ghosts” (Feat. Yasiin Bey)

Petite Noir's King Of Anxiety EP already gave us one splendid single in "Chess." Now here's another excellent track from Cape Town "noirwave" king Yannick…
Chris DeVille | December 17, 2014 - 11:02 am
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Petite Noir – “Chess” Video

"Chess" is the lead single off of Petite Noir's forthcoming debut EP The King Of Anxiety. Today Yannick Iluga's project released a retro video by…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 25, 2014 - 12:07 pm
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