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New & Next: Meet Hiatus Kaiyote, the Blue-Eyed Soul Band Everyone's Talking About

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This Aussie future soul band counts J.Dilla and D'Angelo among their influences and already boasts co-signs from the likes of Q-Tip and The Roots' Questlove. Listen as Q-Tip makes a guest appearance on their single "Nakamarra."
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ESSENCE.com's "New and Next" column spotlights the brightest new talents we think you should know. This week we meet Australian band Hiatus Kaiyote.

The Melbourne-based quartet have gotten co-signs from the likes of Q-Tip and Questlove. They recently signed to producer Salaam Remi's new label. We caught up with them during their recent show in Atlanta. Watch as the band performs their single "Malika" and let us know what you think.

Video by Garfield Larmond, Jr.

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