So Young Fathers won the 2014 Mercury Prize last night, but who the hell are they? We've collected some of our favourite features on the "psychedelic hip-hop boyband".

  • Review: Young Fathers - Dead

  • Words by Andrew Hannah • 5th February 2014

  • It is one of the most compelling British, never mind Scottish, hip-hop records in recent memory; a celebration, a melting pot of culture and a call to keep going even though, and we all feel it sometimes, it's really bloody hard to. As the boys themselves say "Come in, do the right thing / Get Up, and have a party." [...]
  • Young Fathers in session for 405tv

  • Words by 405tv • 25th March 2014

  • Alloysious Massaquoi, Kayus Bankole, and 'G' Hastings are the trio behind YF who craft brooding, and highly original hip-hop that somewhat reflects each member's eclectic background. So while touring the album around Europe, we filmed a session with the trio of their track 'War' in London. [...]
  • Review: Young Fathers - Tape Two

  • Words by Nicholas Glover • 6th June 2013

  • With the roster of producer talent Anticon has at its fingertips, there may yet be some kind of Executive Production job forced on the full-on debut… but somehow I doubt it. If the artistic conglomerate that is Anticon's label management team didn't think that Young Fathers have it in them to produce a defining, relevant statement of intent, I don't think they would have signed them. Which makes the debut proper all the more tantalising. [...]
  • Video: Young Fathers - 'Get Up

  • Words by Tarynn Law • 28th January 2014

  • Chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic, chaotic. [...]