Red vinyl LP in printed inner sleeve in printed outer
wrapped with obi strip plus digital download card
Three years in the making, Netflix’s ‘Yasuke’ is a six-
episode anime series created by Bronx-bred and
Japan-based television animation creator, producer
and director LeSean Thomas (‘Cannon Busters’,
‘Children of Ether’, ‘The Boondocks’) and starring actor
/ executive producer LaKeith Stanfield (‘Atlanta’, ‘Sorry
To Bother You’) as the voice of the title character.
‘Yasuke’ tells the story of a samurai warrior of African
descent in a fantastical alternate universe version of
feudal Japan full of magic, mechs and of course,
A dream project for the producer, Flying Lotus
consulted on the story, working alongside renowned
anime creators Studio MAPPA as an executive
producer on the project. The skillset of the GRAMMY
Award-winning producer is on complete display on the
album, hybridizing synth melodies, bass lines and
machine generated drum patterns while exploring new
sonic territory - traditional Japanese percussion
instruments like the taiko and hyōshigi and west
African percussion - a nod to the Afro-Japanese,
feudal yet futuristic world Yasuke inhabits.
War at the Door
Black Gold (feat.
Hiding in the Shadows
(feat. Niki Randa)
Fighting Without Honor
Pain and Blood
Using What You Got
African Samurai (feat.
Where’s the Girl?
This Cursed Life
Taiko Time // Sacrifice
Your Day Off
Your Head // We Won
The Eyes of Vengeance
Between Memories (feat.