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‘Exorcise the language of domination’: how NON Worldwide gives voice to the black diaspora

Delivered... Varaidzo | Scene | Wed 30 Aug 2017 4:59 pm

A cross-continental blend of record label and social network, NON Worldwide uses the internet to fight back against the silencing of African culture. Its founders discuss how they’re writing a new kind of black history

A year after NON Worldwide formed in 2015, its three founders played a set in a church in Amsterdam. All had to cross borders to get there: Chino Amobi from the US, Angel-Ho from South Africa and Nkisi from London. Despite having built one of the electronic underground’s most exciting collectives, it was the first time they had been in the same place at the same time.

A combination of experimental record label, radical art project and social network, NON is a community of musicians that straddles the African diaspora, slipping between borders and timezones to fight against the silencing of black people everywhere.

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