With inspiration from artists like Prince, David Bowie, Grace Jones, Boy George, and George Clinton, The Illustrious Blacks have a mission to fuse futuristic funk, hypnotic house, and cosmic pop into pulsating positivity for the planet. The real life married couple are not only co¬-pilots on their artistic voyage, but are united in their fantastical journey through life. The acclaimed couple are known for their epic live shows and DJ sets, which fuse music, dance, theater, and fashion as the ingredients to expand minds, shake bootys, and save the world one beat at a time. Their infectious DJ set on Okayplayer’s Facebook live went viral and has put them on the global radar of emerging musical artists. The Illustrious Blacks have been receiving praise from major media outlets including The New Yorker Magazine. Their celebratory music video “Black Like Jesus” was premiered in Billboard. Also, their single “Revolutionary Love” debuted in Paper Magazine, while its music video was featured on Out.com. They were also featured in a lifestyle article for the New York Times. Free.
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