Sons of Kemet

Formed May 2011
Sons of Kemet
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2011-05
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Sons of Kemet

Sons of Kemet Biography (Wikipedia)

Sons of Kemet are a British jazz group formed in 2011 that consists of Shabaka Hutchings, Tom Skinner, Theon Cross, Seb Rochford, and Eddie Hick. Seb Rochford quit Sons of Kemet in late 2016. The group uses saxophone and clarinet (Hutchings), tuba (Cross), and revolving cast of two drummers (Skinner, Hick) to make their music and plays a mixture of jazz, rock, Caribbean folk, and African music. Cross replaced Oren Marshall on tuba.

Sons of Kemet won Best Jazz Act at the 2013 MOBO Awards.

On 9 September 2013, Sons of Kemet released their debut album Burn, which received the Arts Desk Album of the Year 2013 and a nomination for Gilles Peterson's Album of the Year. Their next album Lest We Forget What We Came Here to Do received the same nomination for the year 2015.

On 30 March 2018, the group released their third album, Your Queen Is a Reptile, on Impulse Records. It was nominated for the 2018 Mercury Prize.

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My Queen Is Harriet Tubman
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My Queen Is Harriet Tubman
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My Queen Is Nanny Of The Maroons
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My Queen Is Nanny Of The Maroons
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My Queen Is Albertina Sisulu
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My Queen Is Albertina Sisulu
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My Queen Is Doreen Lawrence
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My Queen Is Doreen Lawrence
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My Queen Is Anna Julia Cooper
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My Queen Is Anna Julia Cooper
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My Queen Is Mamie Phipps Clarke
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My Queen Is Mamie Phipps Clarke
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My Queen is Yaa Asantewaa
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My Queen is Yaa Asantewaa
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All Will Surely Burn
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All Will Surely Burn
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My Queen Is Angela Davis
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My Queen Is Angela Davis
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Play Mass
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Play Mass
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My Queen is Ada Eastman
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My Queen is Ada Eastman
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My Queen Is Doreen Lawrence [CLEAN]
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My Queen Is Doreen Lawrence [CLEAN]
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My Queen Is Berta Carceres (Live for J to Z on Radio 3)
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My Queen Is Berta Carceres (Live for J to Z on Radio 3)
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