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Petite Noir is Yannick Ilunga, a South African pop chameleon whose music draws on R&B and crunch-rock and new wave and forward-thinking dance music. All those ideas swirl around on his debut album La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful, an impossible-to-categorize piece of work that sounds very much like one person’s vision. We’ve […]
Baloji is a Congolese rapper who now lives in Belgium, but constantly returns to his native country. He self-directed his new video for “Capture” along with Olugbenga Adelekan/OLU (of Metronomy) and shot the entire thing in Congo with Yannick Ilunga (aka Petite Noir) and Muanza. “Capture” is the first song off his forthcoming EP 64 […]
Yannick Ilunga is a genre-blurring singer and producer from Cape Town, South Africa who records under the name Petite Noir. He’ll release his album La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful next month, and we’ve already posted his “Best” video. The new Petite Noir track is called “MDR,” and it twitches and shuffles and […]
Petite Noir is the project of Capetown producer Yannick Iluga, who kicked off the year by releasing his debut EP The King Of Anxiety. Though plenty of people will certainly relate to that title, his self-dubbed noirwave seeks a balance between anxiousness and gratitude. If anything reveals that, it’s the title for his just-announced full-length […]