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Video: Flying Lotus Talks Family And Heritage, Discovers His Past

Video: Flying Lotus Talks Family And Heritage, Discovers His Past

flying lotus hood 554 Video: Flying Lotus Talks Family And Heritage, Discovers His PastWe knew Flying Lotus had a pretty rich heritage of musicians like John and Alice Coltrane, but OkayAfrica decided to take things a step further and see where this stunning musician really came from. In fact, they took a DNA swab of Ellison, allowing them to trace as far back as Africa and the tribes where Lotus’ family originated. They found out he came from Cameroon, and the feature even digs in to some musicians that have helped shaped the country’s musical identity. Watch the feature below. [via]