Channel Tres Debuts “Black Moses”

Channel Tres has dropped "Black Moses", the new single features JPEGMAFIA
Channel Tres "Black Moses" ft: JPEGMAFIA

Channel Tres has dropped “Black Moses”, the song features JPEGMAFIA, and is the title track to his forthcoming The Black Moses EP drops August 16 worldwide via Godmode, the LA label and production team (Yaeji, Shamir).

“Black Moses” is of course a nod to Isaac Hayes, the American soul artist who at first bristled at the sacrilege of his nickname, but then came to see it as a symbol of black pride: “Chains that once represented bondage and slavery now can be a sign of power and strength and sexuality and virility.” For Channel, “Black Moses” is also about a complicated sense of responsibility he’s begun to feel for his family and community. The track comes reinforced with a gritty verse from rapper and former tour mate JPEGMAFIA, and psilocybe production from Godmode’s Nick Sylvester.

This summer, Channel has toured with Childish Gambino in Australia, as well as, festivals including Primavera Sound, Movement, and Splendour in the Grass, and released remixes for Mark Ronson, Toro Y Moi, Smino and August 08. He performs later this month as part of the MoMA PS1 Warm Up series, then joins Toro Y Moi for an 11-city fall tour across North America. His previous singles “Brilliant N*gga” and “Sexy Black Timberlake.”

Channel Tres
Tour

Aug 10 – MoMA PS1 Warm Up – Long Island City, NY
Aug 16 – Lowlands – Biddinghuizen, Netherlands
Aug 17 – Pukkelpop – Hasselt, Belgium
Aug 18 – Dockville – Hamburg, Germany
Aug 25 – Deep Tropics – Nashville, TN
Sept 1 – Made in America – Philadelphia, PA
Sept 7 – Aisle 5 – Atlanta, GA
Sept 20 – Hollywood Palladium – Los Angeles, CA*
Sept 26 – Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO*
Oct 30 – First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN*
Oct 31 – Turner Hall Ballroom – Milwaukee, WI*
Nov 1 – Riviera Theatre – Chicago, IL*
Nov 2 – The Majestic – Detroit, MI*
Nov 3 – The Danforth Music Hall – Toronto, CA*
Nov 5 – Théâtre Corona – Montréal, CA*
Nov 6 – House of Blues – Boston, MA*
Nov 8 – Brooklyn Steel – Brooklyn, NY*
Nov 9 – Brooklyn Steel – Brooklyn, NY*

* Toro Y Moi