Video: Les Nubians Discuss Their Diasporic Music Philosphy Live at The Shrine Chicago

Les Nubians @ The Shrine from Cam Be on Vimeo.

Check out this video of Les Nubians discussing their latest album Nü Revolution, captured behind the scenes during their last show at The Shrine in Chicago by Cam B and Jamaar J for Okayplayer. The sisters also talk about growing up culturally diverse, the power of dance and what it means to be part of a new global generation.

Les Nubians Release Nü Revolution + “Afrodance” Video

Les Nubians‘ third release Nü Revolution is out today and they’re premiering this bouncy video fun for the first single “Afrodance.” The musicians and sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart have expressed that this latest album is a celebration of life; they want to introduce something upbeat and joyful to this time of uncertainty.

Make sure to check out their tour dates and stream the full album on AOL and MSN Music plus this video interview with CNN.

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Afro Funke’s Les Nubians Listening Party in LA – 4/21

Les Nubians release their album Nü Revolution very soon and if you’re in LA, you can celebrate with the Afropean soul queens themselves. They will be having an official CD release party on April 21st at Zanzibar in LA, with DJ Al Jackson of The Soul Children. The party is hosted by Afro Funke with DJ Jeremy Sole, who’s traveled the world to find the funkiest music of the Americas, Africa and Europe to hold this global music party localized in Los Angeles. Get more info about the release party and watch their music video with Bonzai and J Period below.

9 PM – 2 AM
$7 before 10:30 PM – $10 after
21+ w/ID

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Les Nubians ft John Banzaï – Veuillez Veiller… by foxysoul

Les Nubians ft. Blitz the Ambassador – “Les Gens” (People)

Les Nubians‘ upcoming album, Nü Revolution, includes a handful of featured artists including Brooklyn-based Ghanaian MC Blitz the Ambassador. With this song, Paris-born sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart tackle the subject of gossip and soussou (rumors), as the rastas say.

“Gossips and are little mundane poisons. What people say about you is deformed from a mouth to an ear, to a mouth to another mouth!” – Hélène

More Info & Tracklisting

Les Nubians – Les Gens (People) ft. Blitz the Ambassador by Giant Step NYC

Les Nubians – Live Performance & Interview on NPR

Les Nubians have an upcoming album on Shanachie Records on April 19th, Nü Revolution; if you haven’t already, check out the video for “Veuillez Veiller Sur Vos Rêves” and the streaming audio for “Afrodance.” The Cameroonian/French-based duo recently stopped by NPR’s ‘Tell Me More’ for a live performance and a lovely interview in which we learn more about the concept of Nü Revolution. With all the turmoil in the world right now, the optimism of sisters Célia and Hélène is an essential part of their uplifting music.

“…It’s the evolution of a dream. It’s also the evolution and the revolution, through woman, through Eve. This album is how we materialize our dreams and how we formulate new dreams to create the future.” – Célia

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Les Nubians Live on NPR’s Tell Me More