Flying Lotus Has New Music In Netflix Anime Series Yasuke

Flying Lotus gives an early listen to the two songs he has featured in the Netflix anime series Yasuke. “Black Gold” features Thundercat and “Between Memories” features Niiki Randa. The six-episode series was created by LeSean Thomas who worked previously on The Boondocks and stars LaKeith Stanfield as the voice of Yasuke. Flying Lotus was very happy to work on the series and he made a statement about the uniqueness of him and Thomas working on it. 

“[LeSean] and I talked about being outsiders in anime I was like, ‘Why aren’t more Black kids trying to do this? Why is it so out of the ordinary?’ He was saying that it’s because they don’t have examples.”

The songs will be used as the opening credits and closing themes of the series. Flying Lotus and Thundercat just won a Grammy for Best Progressive R&B Album. Yasuke will premiere on Netflix April 29th. 

 

 

 




Flying Lotus Presenting Livestream Showcase On Saturday

Flying Lotus is presenting a live stream showcase with Mixcloud Live this weekend on November 28th. Teebs, Brandon Coleman and Salami Rose Joe Louis will be joining him for the show. The producer is working with longtime visual collaborators Timeboy and Strangeloop to create an unforgettable spectacle. Flying Lotus released his Flamagra Instrumentals this year and just received a Grammy nomination for Producer of the Year Non-Classical. Tickets and times for broadcast can be found here. 




Flying Lotus Shares Visual Journey For Remind U

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Flying Lotus’s Flamagra Instrumentals Coming Soon

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official website as well as the pre-order option for the album. 

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