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Interview: Corinne Bailey Rae’s Heart Is Speaking Louder Than Ever

As a bright-eyed teen girl in the midst of life changes and moving from the mid-west to the south, I put my headphones in and confided in my make-believe big sister. The sound of ‘The Sea’ surrounded by a sea of new bodies, a new schedule, and too many changes to all take in once slowed me…

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The Lovely Tale of Never Say Never

We are less than a week into the new year and there are still echos of “new year, new me” lingering in spirited conversations and memes all over the web. The top of January is the time that people decide their new identity for the next 365 days. Some succeed, while others fall by the…

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Saint Heron To Bring An Enlightening Cultural Series To Pitchfork Fest

As our boss lady Solange gears up for a phenomenal set at Pitchfork Festival this weekend, Saint Heron will also be on the scene to present a cultural series of sorts — journeying its attendees through a multidisciplinary experience of music, poetry, film and art. It’s no secret that Solo is a soldier for Black…

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Jay-Z’s ‘4:44’ and “The Story of O.J.” Visual Now Streaming on Tidal

This year has promised a lot musically but one album in particular has caused major anxiousness since the moment its mysterious promo began. Rap icon Jay-Z‘s 13th studio album 4:44 is now streaming on Tidal and it’s blowing everyone’s minds. Politics, introspection and honest remorse collide as real life storytelling unfolds over sublime production and…

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Kendrick Lamar Laments Damnation and Redemption in one Sentiment

“Is it wickedness? Is it weakness? You decide.” We’ve been so charged with the challenge to judge Kendrick Lamar‘s fourth studio album by the metrics of these two elements. DAMN., titled by the sentiment of its content, hosts a four-course meal of metaphoric genius from the Compton-bred lyricist who has faced a great deal criticism…

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Audio: Ama Lou, “Lost My Home”

Ama Lou has delivered another remarkably massive performance with her new single “Lost My Home” less than two months after she shared the thoughtful “Said It Already.” Though she’s just 18 years old, the North London-hailing songstress’ heavenly light and still powerful vocals soar in this new, part empathetic – part personal single. Inspiration for…

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Interview: Nelly Furtado Tours Us Through ‘The Ride’ of Her Illustrious Career

From traditional pop classics, urban dance tracks and steamy Latin love ballads, Nelly Furtado‘s body of work makes a solid argument as one of the most diverse discographies in pop-music history. Which, in part, is why I virtually jumped at the chance to interview the renowned Canadian songstress. That, along with the fact that her…

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Art As Resistance: Sadie Barnette Turns Father’s Black Panther FBI File Into A Social Narrative

Do Not Destroy: A community A history A man An identity   Two massive polaroids of Rodney Barnette dated three years apart hang aside. The first picture shows him in his army decorum, proudly preparing to serve his country in the Vietnam war. The second was taken after realizing his country did not respect his…

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Issa Rae Wants All Of Us To Watch The First Season Of ‘Insecure’ For Free

You have officially run out of excuses as to why you have not tuned into Issa Rae’s genius show, Insecure. The leading star of the now acclaimed HBO series has made sure that you can watch the first season for free. That’s right – with no monthly fee, viewers can now stream the episodes of…

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Jay-Z To Produce Kalief Browder Centered Docu-series And Richard Pryor Biopic

2016 has been fortunate enough to be graced by some unexpected Jay-Z featured verses. Now, the rapper and mogul is in talks to bless the big and small screen as he has signed a two-year deal for film and television development with The Weinstein Company. At a press conference today in NYC, the formal announcement…

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Stream Solange Knowles’ ‘A Seat At The Table’

You are invited. The time has finally come to pull up a seat. This table’s conversation might be a little different than your typical christened Sunday evening, but it will be well worth it. Today, our boss lady, singer-songwriter and artist Solange presents to us A Seat At The Table, the long-awaited full-length music project that has been…

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Virtual Hub For Creatives Pays Homage To Female Artists

Born and raised in Trinidad, 25-year-old Kadeem Fletcher is the internet sensation you should know about. Creating an aesthetically pleasing virtual hub for creatives worldwide is just one of the many things he likes to do in his spare time. When the young mogul isn’t too busy taking NYC by storm, pursuing his degree in…

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