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Unchained XL

Unchained XL is a Nigerian Kiwi rapper and producer based in Auckland. His music history began at age four with classical piano and he fast evolved into a multi-instrumentalist specialising in arrangement and composition.

Lyrically, XL mixes sharp, thought-provoking socio-political commentary, deep self-reflection, everyday musings and honest discussions about his Christian faith.

The distinct melodies and textures of 70s West African afro beat are interwoven with modern hip-hop to create a sound that is distinctly his own.

Influenced by the likes of Fela Kuti, Jidenna and Blitz the Ambassador, XL puts a spin on his recorded material as his band delivers an electric live performance.

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