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Young Fathers – “Rain Or Shine”

Last year, the Scottish art-rap trio Young Fathers won the UK's Mercury Music Prize for their album Dead. This year, they'll follow that album up with a confusingly titled new LP called White Men Are Black Men Too. First single "Rain Or Shine" is a noisy, cluttered track that sounds like a poetry slam… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 3, 2015

Young Fathers Win 2014 Mercury Prize

For many Americans, this year's Mercury Prize nominees comprised a whole lotta "Who the heck is that?" I mean: GoGo Penguin? East India Youth? Polar Bear? Did any of those records even get a Stateside release? Yeah there were a few familiar names on that shortlist -- FKA Twigs, Damon Albarn, Anna Calvi ... Bombay… More »

By: Michael Nelson / October 29, 2014

Young Fathers – “Romance” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Scotland isn't the first country that comes to mind when you think of rap destinations but Young Fathers are about keeping it global. They are based out of Edinburgh, but their roots are planted around the world — including Liberia and Nigeria. They've unleashed a clip for their dancehall drum-laden track "Romance" in anticipation for… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / January 16, 2013