MONO: Fantastic Negrito’s “Searching For Captain Save a Hoe.”

THE SONG: Searching For Captain Save a Hoe.

WHO: Fantastic Negrito

WHY IT’S HOT: Laid back West Coast vibe coupled with enough funk to stretch all the way back East. Xavier Amin Dphrepaulezz aka Fantastic Negrito conjures up a summer day as we crawl towards winter. His falsetto delivery that occasionally dips into baritone is Prince-like. Great stuff.

WANT MORE? Check out… His reinterpretation of Leadbelly’s “In the Pines” offers a different side from “Searching for Captiain…” It also holds up to that “other” cover by a certain Seattle band. The video is a powerful, must watch.

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