Fantastic Negrito

Fantastic Negrito

 

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Xavier Amin Dphrepaulezz (born 1968),[1] better known by his stage name Fantastic Negrito, is an African-American singer-songwriter whose music spans blues, R&B, and roots music.[2]

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Push Back
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Push Back is a song by musical artist Fantastic Negrito, released on September 22, 2017.
The Last Days of Oakland
 
The Last Days of Oakland is an album by Fantastic Negrito.
The Time Has Come
Song
The Time Has Come is a song by musical artist Fantastic Negrito, released on January 1, 2014.
Nobody Makes Money
Song
Nobody Makes Money is a song by musical artist Fantastic Negrito, released on March 1, 2014.

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Premiere: Blues musicians ZZ Ward, Fantastic Negrito team for 'Cannonball'
  –  November 2, 2017
“It's been such a great experience collaborating with Fantastic Negrito,” Ward said in a statement. “He lives in his artistry and plays music with such sincerity, it's very inspiring.” Rather than simply intertwining voices in harmony ...
Oakland-based artist Fantastic Negrito rocks UC Theatre
  –  October 24, 2017
To call the quickly rising blues artist’s ensuing performance “singing,” however, would do Fantastic Negrito’s unmatchable emoting of lyrics a great injustice. Instead, the musician all but bled his music, communicating an artistic urgency that ...
Nickel Creek soars at 'A Prairie Home Companion' reunion
  –  November 6, 2017
And when the trio teamed with the show’s house band and Saturday’s other musical guest, the dynamic Fantastic Negrito, for a rip-roaring “Mama Don’t Allow,” for Saturday’s grand finale, they reaffirmed that — whenever the next Nickel Creek ...
Scoop: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS on NBC - 11/3 - 11/10
  –  November 3, 2017
Friday, November 3: Guests Mariska Hargitay, John Cho and musical guest ZZ Ward feat. Fantastic Negrito. Sonny Emory sits-in with the 8G Band. (OAD 10/23/17). Monday, November 6: Guests Ellen Pompeo, John Leguizamo and musical guest Jhené Aiko.
LISTINGS FOR NBC'S 'LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS' November 3 – November 10
  –  November 3, 2017
Friday, November 3: Guests Mariska Hargitay, John Cho and musical guest ZZ Ward feat. Fantastic Negrito. Sonny Emory sits-in with the 8G Band. (OAD 10/23/17). Monday, November 6: Guests Ellen Pompeo, John Leguizamo and musical guest Jhené Aiko.
Premiere: Blues musicians ZZ Ward, Fantastic Negrito team for 'Cannonball'
  –  November 2, 2017
Singer, songwriter and guitarist ZZ Ward has managed to find a connective thread that runs from traditional blues and R&B to contemporary hip-hop. See her bluesy versions of songs from Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Tyler the Creator and other ...
Chris Thile Brings ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ To San Diego
  –  October 31, 2017
“A Prairie Home Companion” broadcasts from San Diego on Saturday, Nov. 4, featuring comedian Maria Bamford, blues musician Fantastic Negrito, and Nickel Creek, a bluegrass band Thile founded with Sean and Sara Watkins when they were kids growing up in ...
ZZ Ward & Fantastic Negrito Perform “Cannonball” On “Late Night With Seth Meyers”
  –  October 24, 2017
Update: Returning from a week-long hiatus, “Late Night With Seth Meyers” aired an original episode Monday. The episode included a very strong performance by ZZ Ward and Fantastic Negrito. They performed their collaboration “Cannonball.” A video of ...
Grammy-winning bluesman Negrito going solo in SoMa
  –  October 24, 2017
Blues singer Fantastic Negrito knows a little something about starting over. Born Xavier Dphrepaulezz 49 years ago, he was 12 when he moved with his orthodox Muslim family from Massachusetts to Oakland, Calif., and fell under the spell of that city's ...
Oakland-based artist Fantastic Negrito rocks UC Theatre
  –  October 24, 2017
On Oct. 14, under the whimsical blue glow of UC Theatre stagelights and chandeliers, Xavier Dphrepaulezz glided onstage, immediately embodying his musical persona, Fantastic Negrito, as he gazed assuredly into the audience. To call the quickly rising blues ...
Fantastic Negrito leads an all-East-Bay show in Berkeley
  –  October 11, 2017
The East Bay’s musical triumph of the decade continues to roll as Fantastic Negrito builds on the wave of attention generated by winning NPR’s first Tiny Desk Concert Contest in 2015. In February, the guitarist and songwriter (born Xavier Dphrepaulezz ...

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