The independent Hip-Hop & Soul duo that have been widely recognized by media since the release of their debut mixtape ASASE YAA in 2015.
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OSHUN are an independent Hip-Hop & Soul duo and the sonic manifestation of Afrofuturism.
Genre: Hip-Hop / Soul
From: New York, USA
Latest Release: Black Girl Magic (2019)
Style: Hip Hop & Soul, using digital and acoustic sounds, heavy drums and bass, and ambient harmonic textures.
Upcoming Show: The Grand Social on 10 November 2019. Tickets.
If you like: Ama Lou, Raveena, Jean Deaux, Sudan Archives, Ravyn Lenae, Amber Mark.
Listen to… their album ‘bittersweet vol. 1’
Watch… ‘We’re Yung’
- Paper Magazine Interview – The Mystical Music Duo Channeling Ancestral Magic. here.
- Vice Interview – Meet Oshun, the Hip-Hop Duo Inspired by Ancestral Magic and Afro-futurism. here.
- The Fader – OSHUN Makes R&B With A Fluidity That Speaks To Their Yoruba Namesake. here.
OSHUN have been recognized by media heavy hitters such as Paper Magazine, Rolling Stone, The FADER, Viceland, Huffington Post, NPR, Essence, and Vogue. They are preparing for additional releases of their album series “bittersweet”, complete with captivating visuals, a worldwide tour of the US, Canada, Europe, Brazil, and a deeper look into their ever-evolving selves.
OSHUN live at The Grand Social, 10 November 2019. For tickets, click here.