London all-rounder Louis VI switches it up on new single ‘Yonn Manman Laté’.
An artist knowledgeable by jazz, hip-hop, R&B, his Dominican heritage and extra, his debut album leaned on the Venn diagram between growth bap manufacturing and jazz improvisation.
Taking outing to recalibrate, Louis VI is able to unveil a contemporary period. New album ‘Earthling’ is out on March thirty first, launch by Nightmares On Wax new label HiyaSelf Recordings Limitless.
Forward of this, Louis VI is able to share new music ‘Yonn Manman Laté’, an exploration of colonialism and slavery that asks… what if these historic occasions had by no means occurred?
A plea for communion with nature – “We have to step up and perceive that that is our planet to deal with” – it’s propelled ahead by drums from Moses Boyd.
Louis VI feedback…
“What world could be like proper now if we by no means had colonialism and slavery? I wager we wouldn’t be dealing with local weather change… We may’ve been one thing totally different. Not this damaging species. We’d be dwelling in concord with nature.’”
“The title comes from the Kweyol language from Dominica the place my Dad’s aspect of the household are from. Yonn Manman Laté means = One Mom Nature. Me and Moses have our heritage from Dominica so it felt proper to place it in our language.”
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Picture Credit score: Dylan James Moore