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Petite Noir to Release Visual Mini-Album in Collaboration with Red Bull Music

Petite Noir‘s forthcoming mini-album La Maison Noir / The Black House is set to arrive October 5th via Roya. Today he’s announced that the project’s accompanying visual, in collaboration with Red Bull Music, will also be released that same day and available to watch on the film’s own official website. The four-part visual EP directed by Rochelle…

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Audio: Petite Noir, “Blame Fire”

The third installment of Petite Noir‘s ‘noirwave’ series is on its way this year. La Maison Noir/The Black House, the follow up to 2015’s La vie est belle / Life is Beautiful, is slated for release on October 5th and is available for preorder now. The “mini-album’s” first single “Blame Fire” arrived today, and it’s…

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Audio: Petite Noir, “Radio Noirwave”

Cape Town’s own Petite Noir returns with a new offering entitled, “Radio Noirwave.” We last saw him in his breathtaking visual for “Just Breathe” from his debut project La Vie Est Belle/Life is Beautiful, and today he’s dedicating his latest single to the refugee crisis and “Radio Freedom,” the radio propaganda arm of the African…

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Watch Petite Noir’s Stunning “Just Breathe” Visual

Cape Town, South Africa singer/songwriter and musician Petite Noir dropped a sensational video for his single “Just Breathe.” The track, which is from his debut album La Vie Est Belle/Life is Beautiful, packs in hypno-electronic pop instrumentation with rock-inspired drums behind beautifully minimalistic lyrics. “She said be the change you want to see/ Breathe the…

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Petite Noir Drops New Visual For “La Vie Est Belle”

Petite Noir presents a new form of reality in his latest visual for “La Vie Est Belle/ Life is Beautiful.” Released in partnership with Urban Outfitters, he uses virtual reality goggles to determine the real and the fabricated in life. This video is laced with innovative graphics and vibrant color schemes, which makes it a must…

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Stream Petite Noir’s ‘ ‘La Vie Est Belle/Life Is Beautiful’ Album

Superb Afrobeat and South African house infused with new wave originality is exactly what you will get and more with Petite Noir‘s newest album, La Vie Est Belle/Life Is Beautiful. The project drops next Friday. Listen to it now exclusively via NPR.

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Audio: Petite Noir, “MDR”

Fresh off his Afropunk performance this past Sunday, Saint Heron-featured compilation talent Petite Noir follows up with his third single, “MDR.” The title’s acroymn stands for “mort de rire,” meaning “dying of laughter” in French. With added soothing vocals of Yannick Illunga’s citing legendary lyrics from Grease, the song easily becomes catchy. The Cape Town native is set to release his debut…

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Petite Noir Debuts Dazzling Video For “Best”

After sharing his upbeat single “Down,” Petite Noir returns with an intricate, yet glorious visual for his latest release “Best.” Marked as the second single from his upcoming debut record La Vie Est Belle / Life Is Beautiful, the video clip finds Petite Noir maneuvering through a “vision of the ‘Noirwave’ Africa of now, in…

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Petite Noir Shares New Track & Announces Debut Album

Yannick Ilunga, aka Petite Noir, last hit us with his introspective, minimalistic video for “The Fall.” After much anticipation, the singer-songwriter has announced that his debut album La Vie Est Belle/Life Is Beautiful is soon to be released. Embodying 11 tracks, the LP will follow the success of the Cape Town artist’s breakthrough EP, The…

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Petite Noir Shares Minimalist Video For “The Fall”

Since debuting “Till We Ghosts” almost two years ago, Capetown singer and Saint Heron-featured artist Petite Noir has been working consistently to create new vibes for his listeners. Recently releasing a debut five-track EP called The King of Anxiety, the London-based musician recently unleashed the creative visual for one of the project’s standout tracks “The Fall.” Encompassing…

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Audio: Petite Noir, “Til We Ghosts” Feat. Yasiin Bey

Petite Noir dropped the original version of “Til We Ghosts” back in 2012, and now the Cape Town singer debuts a new spin on the record, enlisting Yasiin Bey — better known as Mos Def. With swooning synths, heavy chords, and in-depth percussion, the ballad is a sweet, yet haunting, infectious number. When asked about…

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Petite Noir’s New Video Tackles Ironic Realism in Vintage Style

Yannick Ilunga, known to most as Petite Noir previously featured on our Saint Heron compilation, is set to release his forthcoming five-track EP entitled The King Of Anxiety at the top of next year. Before the project release, the South African producer and genre-defying performer teases with lead track “Chess,” a number that features lyrics…

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