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Raphael Saadiq Will Headline Afropunk Brooklyn

For the first time in five years, Raphael Saadiq will headline a major, US show. Though he’s maintained a huge presence in background role’s of some of today’s most culture-shifting releases, fans have missed Saadiq’s performance artistry on the main stage. But you can re-familiarize yourself with lyrics from Instant Vintage all the way down to…

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Interview: Using Solange’s ‘A Seat at the Table’ As A Healing Component With Raphael Saadiq

When it was announced that the multi-talented Raphael Saadiq would be executive producing Solange‘s now No. 1 album, ‘A Seat at the Table’, I was elated. I don’t wake up each morning with “Still Ray” on repeat for nothing. The former Tony! Toni! Toné! member holds considerable talents, so it comes as no surprise that…

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BJ the Chicago Kid Covers Beloved Cuts From Raphael Saadiq & R. Kelly

In preparation of their second upcoming “Generations of Soul” event, E&J Brandy hook up with Raphael Saadiq, BJ the Chicago Kid and Lee Fields & The Expressions for a track release series of covers. All three artists will come together October 14th to take over the Thalia Hall in Chicago for live performances celebrating their love for soul…

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Watch Big K.R.I.T. & Raphael Saadiq Perform on “The Tonight Show”

  This past Monday, Big K.R.I.T. made an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. He performed his single “Soul Food” from his Cadillactica sophomore album alongside Raphael Saadiq and The Roots. Check out the clip above.

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Audio: Raphael Saadiq, “Gonna Miss U (Bobby Womack Tribute)”

In honor of late musical legend Bobby Womack, Rapahel Saadiq unleashes a heartfelt tribute. The vintage soul track begins with an introduction by Snoop Dogg before transitioning into boisterous sounds of zesty guitar strokes. Saadiq’s nostalgic sounds of yesteryear joins the tribute contributions alongside Q-Tip, Big Boi, CeeLo Green, A-Trak, DJ Premiere, Arsenio Hall, MC Hammer,…

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Solange Will Perform At This Year’s AFROPUNK Fest In Brooklyn

Just in case you needed another reason to secure your tickets to AFROPUNK Fest in Brooklyn this year, we have a feeling you’re about to get it. In addition to Saint Heron’s previously announced collaboration with the festival, our very own Solange Knowles was just announced as the headlining performer to close out Saturday’s show. The two…

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A Behind-The-Scenes Glimpse Into Solange’s Creative Process For ‘A Seat at the Table’

The overwhelming support for Solange’s A Seat at the Table has been outstanding. Our boss lady’s honest, paced, phlegmatic yet passionate and unabashedly pro-Black musical diary has been the buzzworthy talk of every publication’s headlines, and rightfully so. Now, we get a peek at just a snippet of the tireless dedication and hard work that…

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The Creative Masterminds Who Helped Set The Table For Solange’s Fourth Studio Album

Solange prides herself in collaboration and conversation, as seen evident in her newest studio album, A Seat At The Table. While the multifaceted singer-songwriter wrote and composed each and every song on her fourth LP, along with serving as executive producer alongside the incomparable Raphael Saadiq, we take a look here at every hand that assisted…

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A Seat With Us: A Conversation Between Solange Knowles, Mrs. Tina Lawson, & Judnick Mayard

On the eve of releasing her fourth studio album, ‘A Seat at the Table’, Solange Knowles gathered me and her mother, Mrs. Tina Lawson, for a celebration and a deep discussion about the powerful new LP. ‘A Seat at the Table’ is every bit as sonically intricate as expected from Solange, centering on her own…

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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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The Revisit: Teedra Moses’ ‘Complex Simplicity’

It was the summer of 2004 and I was entering my sophomore year in high school. I got my first taste of what I thought was freedom and my parents had just begun to allow me to take in a more mature tone of music. I was in a new world, transitioning from the old school gospel…

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Pharrell Remixes ‘Bonita Applebum’ For A Tribe Called Quest Album Re-Issue

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Hip-Hop pioneers A Tribe Called Quest release of Peoples Instinctive Travels & The Paths of Rhythm and Pharrell Williams honors this time with a remix to timeless single, “Bonita Applebum.” The rework is distinctive, yet very reminiscent to his Neptune days. Later this year, A Tribe Called Quest is set to…

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