Kele Okereke

Hear Bob Dylan, St. Vincent, Ben Gibbard, & More Sing About Gay Love On New Covers Comp Universal Love

Universal Love is a new six-song compilation on which noteworthy musicians tweak the lyrics on well-known classics to turn them into gay love songs. Funded…
Chris DeVille | April 5, 2018 - 9:55 am

Kele Okereke – “Do U Right”

Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke is releasing a new solo album, Fatherland, next month. We've already heard a decent chunk of songs from it --…
James Rettig | September 1, 2017 - 10:32 am

Kele Okereke – “Grounds For Resentment” (Feat. Olly Alexander)

Bloc Party's Kele Okereke is releasing a new solo album, Fatherland, in the fall, and so far we've heard "Streets Been Talkin'" and "Yemaya" from…
James Rettig | August 3, 2017 - 9:38 am

Kele Okereke – ““Streets Been Talkin'”

Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke has announced a new solo album called Fatherland, the follow-up to 2014's Trick. It's out in October, but its lead…
Chris DeVille | July 5, 2017 - 10:17 am

Kele Okereke – “Yemaya”

Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke has put out two albums under his first name, the latest being 2014's Trick, and over the weekend he shared…
James Rettig | May 1, 2017 - 2:27 pm

Watch Bloc Party Debut Two New Songs In Pomona

Bloc Party played their first show in two years last night at The Glasshouse in Pomona, CA. Following the departures of original drummer Matt Tong…
Peter Helman | August 20, 2015 - 7:28 pm

Kele Okereke Confirms New Bloc Party Album; Preview New Song “Exes”

Silent Alarm just turned 10, but a decade hasn't halted Bloc Party's output. The band's frontman Kele Okereke confirmed to Australia's Triple J radio that…
Caitlin White | March 17, 2015 - 10:39 am

Kele – “Coasting”

Today Kele Okereke drops the second single off his sophomore solo album, Trick, to be released this October. The former lead singer of Bloc Party…
Maggie Stamets | September 22, 2014 - 12:03 pm

Kele – “Doubt”

Last month, Kele Okereke announced his new solo album, Trick. The last time the Bloc Party frontman struck out on his own was his 2010…
James Rettig | August 19, 2014 - 8:47 am

Bloc Party’s Kele Announces New Solo Album Trick

Bloc Party is still a going concern, but frontman Kele Okereke went solo in 2010 with his own dance-flavored album The Boxer, and he'll do…
Tom Breihan | July 23, 2014 - 10:58 am

Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke Shares Essay On Black British Musical Identity

Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke wrote a great article for Noisey looking at the lack of a Black British musical identity. "The question of a…
James Rettig | June 19, 2014 - 1:08 pm

Kele Okereke – “Heartbreaker”

Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke has always dabbled in dance music; even the hard-rocking Silent Alarm was tangentially related to the dance-punk movement. But I…
Chris DeVille | November 11, 2013 - 11:44 am

RAC – “Let Go (Holy Ghost! Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

We've previously heard "Let Go," the Kele- and MNDR-assisted disco-pop delight from RAC and seen its video. It's a wonderful single, and now we're getting…
Chris DeVille | October 29, 2013 - 10:43 am

RAC – “Let Go” (Feat. Kele & MNDR) Video

RAC, or Remix Artists Collective, has come a long way since we first came across him (and got him to make a mix for us)…
Miles Bowe | September 12, 2013 - 4:19 pm

RAC – “Let Go” (Feat. Kele & MNDR)

RAC is known for the wide sweep across the remixiverse they've been making since 2007 (including a series of Stereogum compilations), but every once in…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 19, 2013 - 1:53 pm
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