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ABOUT

IFE PortraitBWsmallercropped-IFE-CLASSIC-IG-LOGO.jpg A powerfully progressive synthesis of electronic sound and Afro-Caribbean language, ÌFÉ is a bold new musical project from Puerto Rico based African American drummer/producer/singer Otura Mun. Mun, an Ifá priest or Babalawo in the Yoruba religion, has been a vanguard artist in the Puerto Rican music scene since his arrival there in the late 1990’s, producing critically acclaimed albums and songs for many of the islands most important musical voices.

Founder and Director: Otura Mun

Musicians: Beto Torrens, Anthony Sierra, Yarimir Cabán

Dancer: Pia Love

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CRITICAL PRAISE FOR ÌFÉ

“ÌFÉ fuses spiritual depth with dancehall influences… marrying the traditional with contemporary sounds to make something completely original.» «The music has a certain otherworldly quality that’ll resonate with even the most secular ear.” – NOISEY

“The future of electronic music.” – NICOLA CRUZ

“When I heard this record earlier this year I knew it would be my favorite of the year… It’s going to be one of my favorite records of all time!” – FELIX CONTRERAS – NPR

“Of all those trying to create a soundscape that links tradition with modernity, IFE is the one who does it best. In this debut album, the acoustic elements don’t overlap: they converse and exchange codes creating new patterns that expand the musical universe.” – EL PAIS

“ÌFÉ‘s new video for ‘3 Mujeres’ invokes the griot tradition of Yoruba music and Cuban rumba, bringing them into the digital age. If there are spiritual hymns to be found in the matrix, this is what they should sound like.” – LARGE UP