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Okeechobee unveils 2022 lineup; Tame Impala, Porter Robinson, REZZ, top ticket

Okeechobee is slated to take place from March 3 – 6, 2022 in Sunshine Grove, Florida with an assembly of headlining acts including Tame Impala, Porter Robinson, Megan Thee Stallion, GRiZ, and Flying Lotus. The iteration, which will mark Okeechobee’s fifth anniversary, will also welcome performances from Denzel Curry, Four Tet, Jai Wolf, The Glitch […]

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Yasuke Is A Full-Circle Moment For Black Anime Fans

Watching the first episode of Yasuke, Netflix’s new fantastical animated show about the life of a Black samurai, I started to cry. I remembered how it felt to be a 16-year-old girl watching anime in the nighttime darkness of my living room. Watching Yasuke, with its titular Black character kicking ass to a soundtrack…Read more… […]

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Yasuke Is A Full-Circle Moment For Black Anime Fans

Watching the first episode of Yasuke, Netflix’s new fantastical animated show about the life of a Black samurai, I started to cry. I remembered how it felt to be a 16-year-old girl watching anime in the nighttime darkness of my living room. Watching Yasuke, with its titular Black character kicking ass to a soundtrack…Read more… […]

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Yasuke Is A Full-Circle Moment For Black Anime Fans

Watching the first episode of Yasuke, Netflix’s new fantastical animated show about the life of a Black samurai, I started to cry. I remembered how it felt to be a 16-year-old girl watching anime in the nighttime darkness of my living room. Watching Yasuke, with its titular Black character kicking ass to a soundtrack…Read more… […]

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Flying Lotus shares full 26-track ‘Yasuke’ soundtrack featuring Thundercat, Denzel Curry, and more

Flying Lotus has shared the official soundtrack to his Netflix anime series Yasuke in full. The new LaKeith Stanfield vehicle follows the story of the first African to become a non-Japanese samurai, not only scored, but also executive produced by Flying Lotus. The Brainfeeder head honcho put together 26 new tracks for the animated feature’s […]

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Flying Lotus recruits Thundercat, Niiki Randa for two new cuts from upcoming Netflix anime, ‘Yasuke’

Flying Lotus and LaKeith Standfield‘s (Judas and the Black Messiah, Sorry to Bother You) new six-part anime project, Yasuke is finally coming to Netflix. More than three years in the making, the animated series takes place in an alternate universe, centered around Stanfield’s titular character, a samurai of African descent. With FlyLo consulting on the […]

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Flying Lotus confirms EP in the works with MF DOOM prior to rapper’s death

On the heels of MF DOOM‘s death, Flying Lotus has taken to Twitter to confirm that an EP was in the works between him and the late rapper. The music industry has continued to reel from the news of MF DOOM’s passing after the rapper’s family confirmed on December 31, 2020 that the artist had […]

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Flying Lotus confirms EP in the works with MF DOOM prior to rapper’s death

On the heels of MF DOOM‘s death, Flying Lotus has taken to Twitter to confirm that an EP was in the works between him and the late rapper. The music industry has continued to reel from the news of MF DOOM’s passing after the rapper’s family confirmed on December 31, 2020 that the artist had […]

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Artists across music industry react to MF DOOM’s death

On December 31, 2020, the family of legendary rapper MF DOOM informed the public that Daniel Dumile had passed away two months prior on October 31. Frequently referred to as “your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper,” Dumile’s boundless creativity and talent had a transcendent impact not only on hip-hop, but also on music’s broader scale. As […]

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Flying Lotus releases trippy visual for ‘Remind U’

Flying Lotus has released the music video for “Remind U,” from his eclectic LP, Flamagra. The album was released in 2019 and re-released in 2020 as a deluxe, re-imagined instrumental version of the critically-acclaimed project. Directed by Winston Hacking, the visual takes viewers on a journey through a stream of consciousness video collage of heightened […]

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Flying Lotus releases trippy visual for ‘Remind U’

Flying Lotus has released the music video for “Remind U,” from his eclectic LP, Flamagra. The album was released in 2019 and re-released in 2020 as a deluxe, re-imagined instrumental version of the critically-acclaimed project. Directed by Winston Hacking, the visual takes viewers on a journey through a stream of consciousness video collage of heightened […]

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Flying Lotus and Denzel Curry challenge you to reimagine ‘Black Balloons Reprise’

One of the few pieces of good news to come from 2020 was that the don of all things experimental, Flying Lotus, released his new Flamagra instrumental LP, giving all 27 tracks from the original LP a new identity. Now he is asking fans to give one of those tracks a fresh, new spin. “Black […]

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Flying Lotus shares deluxe edition of ‘Flamagra’ with new instrumentals

Coming just over a year after the release of his sixth studio album, Flamagra, Flying Lotus has now shared a deluxe edition of the LP complete with instrumentals of every vocal-laden track. This new offering includes a total of 54 cuts—exactly double the original’s 27. Rather than release the instrumentals separately, Flying Lotus (born Steve […]

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Flying Lotus announces ‘Flamagra’ instrumentals LP, shares new version of ‘Black Balloons Reprise’ [Stream]

Flying Lotus has announced the instrumental edition of Flamagra, arriving May 29. The forthcoming LP Flamagra (Instrumentals) will encompass his 27-track studio album in their pure beat form. The release features a special 2xLP edition and includes an “exclusive animated slipmat” designed by Winston Hacking and Drew Tetz. FlyLo has also shared a preview of the new appendage with […]

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Flying Lotus announces ‘Flamagra’ instrumentals LP, shares new version of ‘Black Balloons Reprise’ [Stream]

Flying Lotus has announced the instrumental edition of Flamagra, arriving May 29. The forthcoming LP Flamagra (Instrumentals) will encompass his 27-track studio album in their pure beat form. The release features a special 2xLP edition and includes an “exclusive animated slipmat” designed by Winston Hacking and Drew Tetz. FlyLo has also shared a preview of the new appendage with […]

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Flying Lotus announces ‘Flamagra’ instrumentals LP, shares new version of ‘Black Balloons Reprise’ [Stream]

Flying Lotus has announced the instrumental edition of Flamagra, arriving May 29. The forthcoming LP Flamagra (Instrumentals) will encompass his 27-track studio album in their pure beat form. The release features a special 2xLP edition and includes an “exclusive animated slipmat” designed by Winston Hacking and Drew Tetz. FlyLo has also shared a preview of the new appendage with […]

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Stream Thundercat’s new Flying Lotus-produced ‘It Is What It Is’ LP

Thundercat’s highly-anticipated It Is What It Is LP has finally arrived, not a day too soon for fans waiting on 2017’s Drunk follow up. The fourth studio album from the bass impresario, It Is What It Is a tightly cohesive package with catchy vocals and immaculate instrumentation. The LP is produced by Flying Lotus, and […]

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Thundercat drops the funk on Jimmy Kimmel Live ahead of upcoming LP

Thundercat joined Jimmy Kimmel Live this week, previewing his highly sought after fourth album with a performance of the soulful and socially provocative “Black Qualls.” Fans in attendance were delighted to see the California based musician accompanied by an all-star cast of Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington, and Flying Lotus for the album’s steamy second single. […]

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Thundercat drops the funk on Jimmy Kimmel Live ahead of upcoming LP

Thundercat joined Jimmy Kimmel Live this week, previewing his highly sought after fourth album with a performance of the soulful and socially provocative “Black Qualls.” Fans in attendance were delighted to see the California based musician accompanied by an all-star cast of Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington, and Flying Lotus for the album’s steamy second single. […]

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Thundercat shares ‘Dragonball Durag’ with Flying Lotus and Kamasi Washington

Shortly after his appearance on The Cave with Kenny Beats, Thundercat continues to stay in headlines with another single preceding his upcoming album release. “Dragonball Durag” sees Thundercat doing what he does best, with the bassist playfully singing in an entertaining stream-of-consciousness style over a groovy instrumental. “Dragonball Durag” features production help from Flying Lotus, […]

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