We’re not even going to pretend to digest the new Blood Orange record in just a few listens. All there is to it, is you should take a listen to Dev Hynes‘ Blood Orange moniker’s 4th album, Negro Swan.
The album follows 2016’s Freetown Sound and focuses heavily on being black in 2018 and the depression and struggles that come with that.
Sonically, it stretches even further into the amalgam of afro-jazz, funk, rnb and art-pop that Hynes has been perfecting since his debut as “Blood Orange,” Coastal Grooves.
Blood Orange will be going on tour this fall/winter, which is rare, so go see him if you get the rare chance.
Listen to Negro Swan via spotify