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Disney Confirms Beyoncé and Donald Glover Will Star in The Lion King

In a pretty laid-back, but break the Internet-style announcement, Disney casually confirmed the full cast for the live-action The Lion King movie remake. Although rumors were swirling for quite some time, we can now rest assured that Beyoncé is our new Nala and Donald Glover is our new Simba. The irreplaceable James Earl Jones will enchant us…

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Mashonda Tifrere’s ArtLeadHER and Pen + Brush Present: King Woman

Mashonda Tifrere‘s swanky ArtLeadHER is collaborating with the unique NYC Pen + Brush gallery for an uplifting exhibition. ‘King Woman‘ will “pair underexposed female artists with their established contemporaries in an effort to support the less recognized artists within a community of like-minded women who share the ultimate goal of effecting real change in the…

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Audio: Syd, “Bad Dream/No Looking Back”

The energy from today’s total solar eclipse has had everyone a bit moody since last week. If you’ve been feeling the tension, Syd has something to counter those unwanted feels with her new single “Bad Dream/No Looking Back.” The 2-in-1 slow jam features production from extraordinary studio ace/singer-songwriter Gwen Bunn on “Bad Dream” and Ricci…

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KONA Implores Her “Working Woman” to Make Time for Love

There’s much to be said about the enchanting creativity that KONA consistently delivers. From her style to her music, the singer-songwriter’s eccentric allure and playful demeanor is just the cherry on top. In a new visual for “Working Woman” she finds herself at the mercy of her lover’s workload. Atop a seductive bass groove produced…

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Janelle Monae Charges CFDA Awards Audience to Persist in Making Change

Singer, actress, activist, label owner and Cover Girl Janelle Monae was honored at the Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards last night. In recognition of her contributions to the Women’s March earlier this year, Monae received the Board of Directors’ Tribute alongside Gloria Steinem and Cecile Richards. Always proudly seizing any opportunity to be…

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Missy Elliott is Seeking Dancers Ages 16+

If you’re like me, you spent most of your free time as a teen memorizing choreography from music videos to incorporate into routines to be performed at your high school’s pep rallies. One of the artists who literally always came through with must-learn moves was Missy Elliott. So if you “still got it,” put all…

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Get Your Tickets to Catch Solange, KING, Blood Orange and More at KCRW’s Hollywood Bowl

The 2017 World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl ‘s exciting lineup including our very own Solange, the lovely ladies of KING, Blood Orange, Kelsey Lu, Moses Sumney, Kelela and more may have felt like a dream, but it’s definitely reality. It’s all going down on September 24th and you don’t want to miss it. To be in…

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Check Out a Few Thoughts on Love, Beating Fear & Taking Risks From the Cast of ‘Everything, Everything’

I’ve always had a hopeless romantic nature that I couldn’t shake, as if I was born to love fiercely, openly and uninhibited. But aren’t we all? The endless bounds of love’s undeniable hold was surely made with intent to enjoy — to experience in its ebbs and flows of purity and vulnerability, at least once…

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KING’s Debut LP is Available for Pre-order on Vinyl

In 2011 when KING released The Story EP, I became an instant fan. So when their debut, full-length album was released early last year, it was a super joyous moment both personally (music bliss) and on for the ladies (I knew they had to be proud of it). Today, they announced We are KING is…

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Morgan Freeman to Produce Limited Series About Rodney King

LAPD’s brutal assault on Rodney King in 1991 is one of many moments in American history that mark the nation’s stagnant progress toward equality. Before social media’s big boom, a 26-year-old Black man was beaten in the street by four Los Angeles law enforcement officers who would later be acquitted (despite the camera-documented use of…

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Vote Paris Strother of KING for Governor of the Recording Academy’s LA Chapter

The ladies of KING have been simultaneously creating sublime, one-of-a-kind music and pioneering a movement for musician women of color. So it should come as no surprise that KING’s lead instrumentalist Paris Strother has been nominated for Governor of the Los Angeles chapter of the Recording Academy. If you’re a Grammy voter, here’s your chance…

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Audio: Frank Ocean, “Biking” Feat. Jay Z & Tyler, The Creator

The third episode of Frank Ocean’s Beats 1 show, blonded RADIO, came with a few choice cuts from Rae Sremmurd, Young Thug, Rihanna, and Kehlani, along with an eclectic mix featuring rising talents like Starrah and Maleek Berry. Patty LaBelle, Babyface, and The Doobie Brothers were also apart of the vibe, adding some classic rock, rhythm and blues to the blend. Frank ended…

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