Blood Orange is back today with a new music video for “Hope”, one of the countless standout tracks from 2018’s Negro Swan.
Self-directed by Dev Hynes himself and shot on 35 mm, the clip packs in cameos from Tyler, the Creator, ASAP Rocky, Empress Of, and Diddy, among others. Additionally, there are poetic choreographed scenes by Emma Portner.
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Check out a snippet of the music video below. Watch the full thing exclusively on Apple Music. Update — Tuesday, May 21st: The clip has been made available on YouTube.
Blood Orange recently filmed an intimate session for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series. The indie R&B artist will be on tour for the next few months supporting Negro Swan. His itinerary features dates alongside Florence and the Machine and Christine and the Queens, as well as festivals like Coachella, Governors Ball, Norway’s Oya Festival, and Flow Festival in Finland. Grab tickets to all of Blood Orange’s upcoming shows here.
Blood Orange 2019 Tour Dates:
04/11 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy
04/14 – Indio, CA @ Coachella
04/18 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl @
04/21 – Indio, CA @ Coachella
05/23 – Chicago, IL @ Northerly Island #
05/24 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre #
05/26 – Toronto, ON @ Budweiser Stage #
05/28 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre #
05/29 – Mansfield, MA @ The Xfinity Centre #
05/31 – New York, NY @ Governors Ball
06/03 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion #
07/12 – Rotterdam, NL @ North Sea Jazz Festival
07/13 – London, UK @ BST Hyde Park
08/05 – Copenhagen, DK @ Vega
08/07 – Oslo, NO @ Oya Festival
08/08 – Gothenburg, SE @ Way Out West
08/10 – Helsinki, FI @ Flow Festival
# = w/ Florence and the Machine
@ = w/ Christine and the Queens
Find Negro Swan and Blood Orange’s other releases on vinyl on ReverbLP.