VERSED Season 1 Theme Music: The Midnight Hour

Midnight Hour, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Tribe Called Quest
The Midnight Hour. Photo by Mike Miller.

The Midnight Hour is Ali Shaheed Muhammad (A Tribe Called Quest) and Adrian Younge–the pair behind the unforgettable score for the Netflix series Marvel’s Luke Cage. The Midnight Hour is Black Excellence: an ode to the cultural sophistication that the Harlem Renaissance established for its people. Performing with their jazz rhythm section and an orchestral section reminiscent of maestros such as David Axelrod and Quincy Jones. The Midnight Hour is sophisticated hip-hop. They released their debut album in 2018 and will release the anticipated follow up in the fall of 2019.

Listen to The Midnight Hour on Bandcamp and find out more at the Linear Labs website.


Watch Ali Shaheed Muhammand and Adrian Younge speak on "The Paths of Rhythm" panel at the 2018 ASCAP EXPO.

Read our interview with Muhammad & Younge about their score to Marvel's Luke Cage.

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