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Dead right: Edinburgh trio Young Fathers win Mercury Prize

October 30, 2014 by

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Experimental Edinburgh hip-hop trio Young Fathers have scooped this year’s Mercury music prize. The band, described as a  ‘Liberian/Nigerian/Scottish psychedelic hip-hop electro boy band’, saw off competition from R&B artist FKA Twigs, former Blur frontman Damon Albarn’s first solo album and singer/ poet Kate Tempest to win the prestigious music prize for their album, Dead. […]