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The 50 Best Albums Of 2018 So Far

Have you ever talked to your parents about what it was like to live through the late '60s? National leaders were gunned down right and…
Stereogum | June 6, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Sounding Board

On Cocoa Sugar, Young Fathers’ Future Gospel Exposes The Primal Politics Of Being

"You might not be interested in war, but war is interested in you / And all your sexual capers, drug delirium / Fortunes won, lost,…
Julia Gray | March 15, 2018 - 12:00 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Congratulations: You all made it through one year of Trump's four (!) year presidency. A round of applause all around! Who knows what 2018 will…
Stereogum | January 19, 2018 - 4:53 pm

More Young Fathers stories

German Festival Drops Young Fathers For Supporting BDS Movement

Young Fathers are not afraid to stand up for what they believe in. It's part of what charged their fantastic new album Cocoa Sugar --…
Chris DeVille | June 13, 2018 - 9:34 am

Watch Florence + The Machine, Lily Allen, & Young Fathers Play Jools Holland

There was a lot of talent on display on the BBC live music show Later… with Jools Holland last night. Florence + The Machine, who…
Peter Helman | May 30, 2018 - 11:24 am

Young Fathers – “Toy” Video

Scottish art-rap trio Young Fathers released their excellent album Cocoa Sugar last month. On it, they explored the self as a primal and innately political…
Julia Gray | April 30, 2018 - 11:39 am

Young Fathers – “Toy”

Although we first understood Scottish trio Young Fathers as a hip-hop group of sorts, most of their new album Cocoa Sugar forgoes rap music in…
Chris DeVille | February 28, 2018 - 8:51 am

Young Fathers – “In My View” Video

Edinburgh art-rap trio Young Fathers released the speaker-rattling gospel ballad "LORD" back in October, along with a vague announcement of their new album. Today, they…
Julia Gray | January 17, 2018 - 10:08 am

Young Fathers – “LORD” Video

Young Fathers returned on Halloween with "LORD," the fascinating and rewarding lead single from their next album. Now the dystopian gospel ballad has an equally…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2017 - 10:01 am

Young Fathers – “LORD”

Edinburgh art-rap experimentalists Young Fathers, who came to prominence by winning the UK's esteemed Mercury Prize for 2014's DEAD, appear ready to follow up 2015's…
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2017 - 11:22 am

Thurston Moore, Roger Waters, Tunde Adebimpe, & More Urge Radiohead To Cancel Israel Show

Radiohead are scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv this summer, the band's fourth overall performance in Israel but first since 2000. It's a controversial choice…
Chris DeVille | April 24, 2017 - 11:37 am

Young Fathers – “Only God Knows”

Scottish art-rap experimentalists Young Fathers are all over the soundtrack to T2 Trainspotting, the long-awaited sequel to Danny Boyle's 1996 classic. The movie and the…
Peter Helman | January 24, 2017 - 9:24 am

Trainspotting 2 Soundtrack Revealed

The tracklist for T2: Trainspotting's soundtrack has surfaced online, seemingly by accident. The OST for the cult classic sequel was listed on Amazon with the…
Collin Robinson | January 10, 2017 - 12:23 pm

2016 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2016

The music-video event of 2016 was easily the HBO premiere of Beyoncé's Lemonade -- inarguably one of the best albums of the year, and maybe…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2016 - 10:16 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Have you guys been watching American Crime Story: The People Vs. OJ Simpson? You should be watching that show. It's fucking nuts. My favorite bit…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2016 - 1:28 pm