Skinny Pelembe Excels On ‘No Blacks, No Dogs, No Irish’

It tackles discrimination in this country...

Skinny Pelembe has shared mighty new track 'No Blacks, No Dogs, No Irish'.

The Johannesburg-born, Doncaster-raised artist is an absolute one-off, his music flitting between hip-hop, spoken word, drum 'n' bass, and jazz, all while pursuing its own path.

His eagerly awaited debut LP is slated to drop at some point this year, and it's led by a blistering new song.

With its sparse yet emphatic production ‘No Blacks, No Dogs, No Irish’ offers a sonic template for the album itself, moving from the South African influence of his heritage to granulated noise.

Written on the day he moved to London, it's a song about the racism and prejudice still so prevalent in British society – the title refers to the signs many landlords would place in their windows, denying tenants basic rights.

A powerful, insightful, and defiant piece of music, ‘No Blacks, No Dogs, No Irish’ feels utterly vital.

Tune in now.

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