Blood Orange “Hope”: new video directed by Dev Hynes out today only on Apple Music

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Blood Orange “Hope”

Today, Blood Orange releases the self-directed video for “Hope,” the sixth music video from his critically acclaimed album Negro Swan. The video, produced by Elara Pictures and shot on 35mm features Tei Shi, Diddy, Empress Of, Tyler The Creator, A$AP Rocky, Alton Mason, Dominique, and choreography by Emma Portner throughout 10 interwoven scenes and distinct locations.

The video is available exclusively through Apple Music; click HERE to watch it.

Blood Orange will also be playing select dates this spring with Florence + the Machine and Christine and the Queens, in addition to festival dates at Coachella and Governor’s Ball. All dates are below.

Tour dates:
04-11 Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy
04-14 Indio, CA – Coachella Music & Arts Festival
04-18 Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl @
04-21 Indio, CA – Coachella Music & Arts Festival
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 – Governor’s Ball Music Festival
06-03 Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavillion #
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

@ with Christine and the Queens
# with Florence + The Machine

Negro Swan is out now in all formats, and available HERE

“Blood Orange is the sound of a socially engaged, emotionally intelligent, multicultural, gender-fluid zeitgeist that’s now reaching the shores of mainstream pop.” – NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE

“Hynes is one of the producers shaping pop music right now…These poised, delicate songs have a way of saying it all.” – NPR ALL THINGS CONSIDERED

“a gorgeously heady, haunted and sexy album that celebrates self-realization and fluidity, stylistic and otherwise, in the midst of darkness.” – ROLLING STONE

“Blood Orange has slowly built an extraordinary canon” – NOISEY

“Negro Swan may be born of trauma, but it is ultimately the magical music of resilience, of courage under fire, of resounding triumph.” – STEREOGUM

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