afropunk mixtape #065 celebrates those we’ve lost and those who keep us alive

May 6, 2020
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How we all holding up? For so many of us, the past month has been a constant stream of grief and heartbreak. We mourn the loss of pioneers like Bill Withers, Tony Allen, and DJ Black N Mild, but at the same time are tasked with remembering to celebrate our continued survival. This month’s mixtape is a tribute to those artists whose work finds meaning in the darkest moments and make life worth living.

01. Introduction: Bill Withers, 1973
02. Moor Jewelry – Look Alive
03. Smino – Reverend
04. Moses Sumney – Cut Me
05. Run the Jewels – Ooh La La
06. Pink Siifu – SMD
07. DJ Lag – Uhuru Dis
08. The Dears – Heart of an Animal
09. Beauty Pill – The Damndest Thing
10. Interlude: DJ Black N Mild, 2020
11. Lous and the Yakuza – Solo
12. Sudan Archives – Confessions (Velvet Negroni Remix)
13. Wale – Sue Me (ft. Kelly Price)
14. KAMAUU – Far Rockaway
15. Scúru Fitchádu – Manus Planus Danus
16. TCIYF – Band Practice
17. Tony Allen, 2014