Fantastic Negrito

Fantastic Negrito

Fantastic Negrito

Talk: Fantastic Negrito

Award-winning roots musician, Fantastic Negrito, plays a rare acoustic set from his new album, The Last Days of Oakland​. Through his music, Fantastic Negrito makes his personal struggle universal, exploring themes of displacement, hopelessness, violence and love. His raw sound underscores a search for redemption. ​Following his performance, Fantastic Negrito discusses his journey from a near-fatal car accident​, to underground enterprises,​ to musical and television ​acclaim.​ Despite his success, he remains focused on the struggle of the working poor.​ He is joined​ in a candid discussion​ ​by former rival-turned-partner, Malcolm Spellman, a writer and producer for FOX's hit television show, Empire.​ ​

Fantastic Negrito

Fantastic Negrito is black roots music for everyone, Blues with a punk attitude from Oakland, California.

The Album

"Last Days of Oakland' is the story of Fantastic Negrito: a musician who has been through the highs and lows of record contracts, near-fatal car accident, and rebirth. When you listen to Negrito, you’re invited to hear the story of life after destruction. Your dream can die. You probably will give up. But from there, you can start everything over.

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