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Maxwell & Mary J. Blige Team Up For “King & Queen of Hearts Tour”

The 90’s delivered some of the best R&B of all time. Mary J. Blige‘s What’s The 411?  gave us gems like “You Remind Me” and “Real Love.” Maxwell romanced us with Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite and two decades later we’re still all jamming to “Sumthin’ Sumthin’.” The R&B veterans are taking their talents on tour. The…

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Maxwell Debuts Lyric Video for 1990x

Maxwell is back with a taste of what’s to come from his forthcoming album, blackSUMMERS’night, and it’s everything one could hope for. Seductive and romantic, “1990x” is the perfect theme song for summer love. Maxwell’s airy vocals complement the subtly subliminal imagery in the lyric video released for the track and is likely to leave…

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Kendrick Lamar, Mariah Carey, Maxwell & Ciara to Headline Essence Fest 2016

The four-day weekend ESSENCE Festival is set to return to New Orleans this coming June 30- July 3. After an amazing year and an even greater start to 2016, Kendrick Lamar will return to headline the event alongside the likes of Mariah Carey, Ciara, and Maxwell.  Among the musical acts, ESSENCE Festival 2016 will also feature panel…

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Public School’s Dao-Yi Chow & Maxwell Osborne Are Now DKNY’S Creative Directors

After gaining fashion cred and CFDA and Fashion Group International awards through their sports-luxe label, Public School, New York design duo Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne are the new Creative Director’s of DKNY. Chow and Osborne will take over the DKNY collections immediately while handling their own brand simultaneously. “We both grew up in New…

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The Handsomely Magnetic ‘Broken Land’ from Kenneth Whalum Has Landed

Kenneth Whalum has been relatively quiet with solo releases since the Big K.R.I.T. assisted “Might Not Be OK.” But as Hip Hop and R&B’s quiet storm, the Memphis native’s musical contributions to Jay-Z (including his latest LP 4:44), Maxwell, John Legend and so many others prove that even when he’s not working, he maintains an…

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Here’s Everything You Missed From the 2016 Soul Train Awards

Last night we all tuned in for the hippest trip in America. Hosted yet again by the incomparable Erykah Badu, the 2016 Centric Soul Train Awards was captivating from beginning to end. We could not be more down for Brandy‘s incredible performance on top of being dubbed this years Lady of Soul, and for Jill Scott…

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Listen to the Flawless ‘Hamilton’ & Beyoncé Mash-Up We Never Knew We Needed

Michael Korte and Jared Jenkins teamed up to create the Beyoncé/Hamilton mash-up we never knew we needed until now. The perfectly arranged rendition borrows from some of Beyonce’s big hits including “Partition,” “Crazy in Love,” “Dangerously in Love,” and more, with a few Hamilton originals layered in. Help from a group of phenomenal singers like…

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Could Male R&B Be In A State of Emergency?

In a time where many artists are opting for the singer-meets-rapper route and female pop anthems are in abundance, it seems that the male perspective of R&B has been tarnished and dare I say it, forgotten. Taking a back seat to aggressive diatribes of overtly sexual conquests that are bound to be a hit these…

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Stars Gather To Pay Tribute To Prince At BET Awards

People can’t stop buzzing about last night’s BET Awards. As always, it was a star-studded affair featuring a rocking performance by Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar and a passionate, show-stealing acceptance speech from actor Jessie Williams. The night’s true star, however, was Prince. Much of the night was spent commemorating the life and work of the…

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Interview: Kitty Cash Dishes On Curating Her ‘Love The Free’ Series & Shares The Pheels’ “French Toast”

In 2014, I walked in to a colorful, blossoming room with gold lining the walls and an open bar. The end to New York’s fashion week and only my second month living in the big apple after years in the south. I danced the entire night away at Saint Heron x 1MSQFT and just knew…

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Audio: Kenneth Whalum, “Ghost Town”

Born in the Home of the Blues, Kenneth Whalum has already made a name for himself as a composer, saxophonist, and backup singer. He’s played with greats like D’Angelo, Jay-Z, and Maxwell, but now Whalum is striking out on his own. His debut track “Ghost Town” is a dreamy and airy rumination on a choosy…

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Audio: Siaira Shawn, Love

We’ve been waiting for Maxwell to finish his trilogy for what feels like eternity. Lucky for us Saint Heron favorite Siaira Shawn is already back with the second installment of her Flowers While You’re Here EP series and it’s first single “Love.” Iris features Shawn’s whiskey smooth vocals and songwriting that hits you in the…

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