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Fantastic Negrito

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When Everything Went Wrong (from the series Arcane League of Legends) Fantastic Negrito 03:13
In My Head Fantastic Negrito 03:23
Plastic Hamburgers Fantastic Negrito 03:37
The Duffler Fantastic Negrito 03:39
Chocolate Samurai Fantastic Negrito 04:55
Drifting Away Fantastic Negrito 03:37
Venomous Dogma Fantastic Negrito 05:31
An Honest Man Fantastic Negrito 04:06
Nibbadip Fantastic Negrito 03:47
These Are My Friends Fantastic Negrito 03:44

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Son of a Somalian-Caribbean immigrant who played African music, Xavier Dphrepaulezz aka Fantastic Negrito was raised in Massachusetts, but moved to California when he was just 12. It was culture shock: in the space of a day, he went from Arabian songs to Funkadelic, perfecting his musical education in one of the country's most influential black communities. By the age of 20, he had taught himself to play most instruments, but his ascent was halted by a close encounter with armed men. Armed with a model, he decides to leave for Los Angeles, where he hopes fame awaits him. In the midst of Hollywood life, he signed with a manager and landed a contract with Interscope, which unfortunately curbed his creativity. An album, X-Factor, was released under the name Xavier, but failed to meet with the expected response. In 2000, he survived a terrible car accident that had left him in a coma for four weeks, and had to undergo a long rehabilitation phase. In 2008, he returned to Oakland and began to envisage a life without music. But the birth of his son gave him a new artistic lease of life. In 2016, he recorded the album The Last Days of Oakland.