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Sons of Kemet Live

Somerset House Summer Series with American Express

Thu 09 Jul 2020
19.30 - 21.00

Please note, the set will not be archived

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On what would have been the opening night of Summer Series with American Express this year, we bring you the energy of the Mercury Prize-nominated quartet Sons of Kemet’s 2019 set.

For the very first time, we stream the Sons of Kemet headline set from Summer Series with American Express; bringing a festival atmosphere straight into the home. 

This unreleased footage, from a sunny Saturday evening last Summer, captures the irresistible polyrhythms and restless melodies infused with political fervour. The sold-out show featured all nine tracks from ‘Your Queen is a Reptile’, which pays homage to nine Black women including Doreen Lawrence and Harriet Tubman, alongside a selection from their first two albums and premieres of tracks from their next unreleased album.

Special guests including rapper Kojey Radical, rapper and songwriter Sampa the Great and Grime MC D Double E joined the band on the open-air stage. 

The streamed set will not be archived, so don't miss this unique opportunity. 

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