Moor Mother


Camae Ayewa, better known by her stage name Moor Mother, is an American poet, musician, and activist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is one half of the collective Black Quantum Futurism, along with Rasheedah Phillips, and co-leads the group Irreversible Entanglements.


July 1, 2022

7 Albums Out This Week You Should Listen to Now

Stream new releases from Moor Mother, Two Shell, Naima Bock, Medicine Singers, Momma, Ahmer, and Mat Ball

June 8, 2022

Moor Mother Announces New Album Jazz Codes, Shares New Video: Watch

“Woody Shaw,” featuring Melanie Charlies, leads Camae Ayewa’s new full-length

March 18, 2022

Moor Mother and DJ Haram Announce Debut 700 Bliss Album, Share New Song: Listen

“Totally Spies,” featuring Lafawndah, leads Nothing to Declare

November 16, 2021

7 Highlights From Pitchfork Music Festival London 2021

Stereolab, Iceage, Moor Mother, Mykki Blanco, and more

November 11, 2021

Moor Mother Shares New Song “AFRO PICK EVE” With Beans: Listen

A sound collage for the Adult Swim Singles series

October 12, 2021

Adult Swim Festival 2021 Announced: Lil Baby, Flying Lotus, 21 Savage, Angel Olsen, and More

Moor Mother, the Armed, Jlin, Jessica Pratt, Kelly Lee Owens, Sheer Mag, and others are also set for the virtual event

October 11, 2021

Announcing the Pitchfork Listening Room on Vans Channel 66

Moor Mother appears on the first installment tomorrow afternoon

September 17, 2021

6 Albums Out This Week You Should Listen to Now

Stream new releases from Moor Mother, Lil Nas X, Injury Reserve, Lowertown, Osquinn, and Alexis Taylor

September 2, 2021

Moor Mother on How Her New Album Is a Gateway to Radical Thought

The Philadelphia artist explains how she’s reshaping historical trauma into liberating art, and why so much of today’s protest music is inadequate.

August 24, 2021

Irreversible Entanglements Announce New Album, Share Video for New Song: Watch

“Open the Gates” is the title track from the Moor Mother–fronted band’s next LP

July 6, 2021

Moor Mother Announces New Album, Shares Video for New Song With Pink Siifu: Watch

“Obsidian” is the new single from Camae Ayewa’s Black Encyclopedia of the Air

June 29, 2021

The Bug Announces New Album Fire, Shares New Song: Listen

Moor Mother, Flowdan, Logan, Nazamba, Manga Saint Hilare, and more appear on Kevin Richard Martin’s first solo Bug album in seven years

June 23, 2021

Basilica SoundScape 2021 Announced: Moor Mother, William Basinski, More

Circuit Des Yeux and Tomberlin will also appear at the Upstate New York weekend of music and art

June 4, 2021

Moor Mother Smashes the Clock on “Zami”

Powered by a cosmic urgency, the Philadelphia musician calls for a future liberated from the tyranny of ordered time.

June 2, 2021

Moor Mother Signs to ANTI-, Shares Video for New Song “Zami”: Watch

The poet and musician Camae Ayewa says her new single “speaks of agency and something beyond freedom”

June 2, 2021

Moor Mother Tries to Commune With a Better Future on ‘Zami’

Track marks the Philadelphia artist's first with new label, Anti-

February 5, 2021

Listen to Thom Yorke’s New BBC Radio 6 Music Mix

Aired on BBC 6 Music, the half-hour mix features Moor Mother, the Fall, Q-Tip, and more


Jazz Codes

July 1, 2022

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June 22, 2022

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Black Encyclopedia of the Air

September 17, 2021

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August 23, 2021

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June 2, 2021

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December 24, 2020

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October 12, 2020

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Circuit City

September 25, 2020

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Forever Industries

August 17, 2020

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June 25, 2020

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June 1, 2020

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Analog Fluids of Sonic Black Holes

November 8, 2019

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The Myth Hold Weight

October 16, 2019

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Black Flight (feat. Saul Williams)

September 18, 2019

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After Images

August 27, 2019

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Fetish Bones

September 16, 2016

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Deadbeat Protest

July 27, 2016

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