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YATTA

Cowboys

Purple Tape Pedigree
Multidisciplinary Sierra Leonean-American artist YATTA is attempting to capture the black-trans experience inside of their suitably chaotic productions. ‘Cowboys’ builds walls of synthetic tension behind YATTA’s overlapping cyborg chants. The piece features some of YATTA’s more memorable lyrics — "Cowboys are black, and techno is too / Artsy black girls are like Pokémon, gotta catch ‘em all" — before climaxing with a roar of screams and laughter.
8.5