NON and N.A.A.F.I announce collaborative tape with Brooklyn’s Embaci

NON and N.A.A.F.I announce collaborative tape with Brooklyn's Embaci

As The FADER reports, the NON and N.A.A.F.I collectives are readying a joint “digital tape” with Brooklyn singer-songwriter Embaci. Out in August, the release will be a record of a partially improvised session that the up-and-coming vocalist partook in earlier this summer at NYC’s Red Bull Studios. The production credits include some of the globe’s most forward-thinking, politically-engaged sound architects right now: ANGEL-HO, Chino Amobi, Mhysa, Nkisi, LAO, ZutZut, IMAABS, and Elysia Crampton.

NON is a label centered around a group of African diaspora artists who use “sound as their primary media, to articulate the visible and invisible structures that create binaries in society, and in turn distribute power.” NON’s artists have collaborated with Mexico City-based N.A.A.F.I once before, releasing the NON VS NAAFI mixtape last year. About their fruitful joint effort with 18-year-old Embaci, ANGEL-HO said that “This is prolly my favorite collaboration ever. […] When she sings, she inspires colors and patterns; that she brought out in me.”

Listen to two of the upcoming tracks now, produced by ANGEL-HO and N.A.A.F.I’s Lao:

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