Kamasi Washington Collaborates Jenn Nkiru on “Get Lit”

Kamasi Washington Collaborates Jenn Nkiru on “Get Lit”
Kamasi Washington Collaborates Jenn Nkiru on “Get Lit”

Kamasi Washington and artist and director Jenn Nkiru have collaborated on “Get Lit” today, starring legendary musician Saul Williams, longtime bandmember Patrice Quinn and Washington himself, with appearances from George Clinton, rapper D Smoke, Willow Smith, Raphael Saadiq, Robert Glasper and a number of others—watch it here

The short film was shot in the Los Angeles neighbourhood of Leimert Park where Washington developed his roots as a jazz musician. Washington and Nkiru previously collaborated on As Told To G/D Thyself, a short film companion to Washington’s 2018 album Heaven and Earth that debuted at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival to widespread acclaim and features parts of the Nkiru-directed videos for album tracks “Fists of Fury” and “Hub-Tones.”

“Get Lit,” featuring George Clinton and D Smoke, is taken from Washington’s new album Fearless Movement, out now via Young to critical acclaim—get it here. The album features singles “Prologue” and “Dream State” with André 3000, as well as “The Garden Path,” a song Washington performed for the first time ever for his late-night television debut on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” and other collaborations with Thundercat, Terrace Martin, Taj and Ras Austin of Coast Contra, Brandon Coleman, DJ Battlecat, Washington’s daughter Akili and more.

Kamasi Washington
Fearless Movement

1. Lesanu
2. Asha The First (featuring Thundercat, Taj Austin, Ras Austin)
3. Computer Love (featuring Patrice Quinn, DJ Battlecat, Brandon Coleman)
4. The Visionary (featuring Terrace Martin)
5. Get Lit (featuring George Clinton, D Smoke)
6. Dream State (featuring André 3000)
7. Together (featuring BJ the Chicago Kid)
8. The Garden Path
9. Interstellar Peace (The Last Stance)
10. Road to Self (KO)
11. Lines in the Sand
12. Prologue

Kamasi Washington 2024 Tour Dates

July 31—Alexandria, VA—The Birchmere
August 2—Newport, RI—Newport Jazz Festival
October 1—Athens, GR—Acropolis of Athens
October 3—Rome, IT—Roma Jazz Festival / Parco Della Música
October 4—Milan, IT—JAZZMI / Alcatraz
October 6—Barcelona, ES—Barcelona Jazz Festival / Razzmatazz
October 7—Madrid, ES—La Riviera
October 9—Lisbon, PT—Coliseu
October 10—Porto, PT—Hard Club
October 12—Bordeaux, FR—Rocher de Palmer
October 13—Paris, FR—Salle Pleyel
October 15—Manchester, UK—Albert Hall
October 16—London, UK—O2 Academy Brixton
October 17—Cardiff, UK—The Great Hall
October 20—Gateshead, UK—The Glasshouse
October 21—Leeds, UK—Project House
October 22—Glasgow, UK—Barrowland Ballroom
October 23—Dublin, IE—3Olympia Theatre
October 28—Brussels, BE—Bozar
October 29—Zurich, CH—X-TRA
October 31—Lausanne, CH—Jazz Onze+ / Les Docks
November 1—Bologna, IT—Estragon Club
November 3—Warsaw, PL—Stodola
November 4—Krakow, PL—Klub Studio
November 5—Brno, CZ—JAZZFESTBRNO / Sono Centrum
November 6—Munich, DE—Theaterfabrik
November 7—Cologne, DE—Carlswerk Victoria
November 9—Groningen, NL—Rockit / De Oosterpoort
November 10—Amsterdam, NL—Paradiso
November 11—Utrect, NL—TivoliVredenburg
November 13—Berlin, DE—Theater des Westens
November 15—Stockholm, SE—Fållan
November 16—Malmo, SE—Moriska Paviljongen
November 17—Oslo, NO—Den Norske Opera

Order Fearless Movement by Kamasi Washington HERE



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