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.

Black Encyclopedia of the Air

Black Encyclopedia of the Air

September 17, 2021

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Vexed (feat. Moor Mother)

Vexed (feat. Moor Mother)

August 23, 2021

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Shekere

Shekere

July 20, 2021

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Obsidian

Obsidian

July 6, 2021

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Zami

Zami

June 2, 2021

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Brass

Brass

December 24, 2020

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Anthologia

Anthologia

October 12, 2020

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Circuit City

Circuit City

September 25, 2020

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Forever Industries

Forever Industries

August 17, 2020

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Change

Change

June 25, 2020

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Offering

Offering

June 1, 2020

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Analog Fluids of Sonic Black Holes

Analog Fluids of Sonic Black Holes

November 8, 2019

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The Myth Hold Weight

The Myth Hold Weight

October 16, 2019

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Black Flight (feat. Saul Williams)

Black Flight (feat. Saul Williams)

September 18, 2019

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After Images

After Images

August 27, 2019

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Fetish Bones

Fetish Bones

September 16, 2016

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Deadbeat Protest

Deadbeat Protest

July 27, 2016

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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”

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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-

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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

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