In Case You Missed It: Fantastic Negrito’s stunning short film for “In the Pines (Oakland)”
Directed by Rashidi Natara Harper, the film is a gorgeous meditation on gun violence.
October 25, 2016 at 5:13PM
Oakland native Xavier Dphrepaulezz, better known by his stage name Fantastic Negrito, made significant waves with his LP, The Last Days of Oakland, released earlier this year. His sound — a mixture of jazzy, electric-guitar-infused blues and angry punk edge — shared the spotlight with his eloquent lyricism as he carried listeners through his perspectives on love, class, and the city he calls home.