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Fashion Designer Grace Wales Bonner Wins 2016 LVMH Prize

London’s breakout menswear designer, Grace Wales Bonner, has proven she’s ready to take on the fashion world, becoming recipient of the 2016 LVMH Prize. As a graduate from Central Saint Martins, Wales Bonner concentrates her collections around the exploration of Black male sexuality and identity. Her research spans critical theory, literature, and composition, providing her with…

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Chris Brown Drops Surprise Mixtape With Rihanna, Fetty Wap, Wale, and More

While many artists are spending the holiday weekend with close friends and family, Chris Brown is determined to keep his fans on their toes. In anticipation of his upcoming album Royalty, the R&B crooner has debuted a 33-track mixtape entitled Before The Party. Surprising fans with star-studded features, including Rihanna, Fetty Wap, Wiz Khalifa, and…

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Grace Wales Bonner Presentation “Malik”

Denim leisure suits, high-waist bell bottoms, thick velvets and headdresses are some of the signatures of 24-year-old menswear designer Grace Wales Bonner. Hailing from South East London, it was certainly a change of scenery from attending a more conventional menswear fashion showcase. Bonner stood out as she did away with the “traditional” menswear styles of suits,…

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Melissa Forde Links Up With Wale’s Wrking Title Brand for Bucket Hat Collection

The bucket hat has had a total revival over the past two summers. You can easily catch the nautical design on the streets and during summer’s worldwide music festivals. The accessory recently got a makeover by way of Rihanna’s BFF Melissa Forde who teamed up with Wrking Title, the hat brand of Wale, as Creative…

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Audio: Wale, “The Summer League” Feat. Kanye West & Ty Dolla $ign

Check out the radio rip of the Kanye West collaboration from D.C. native Wale in the form of new track, “The Summer League.” Although the song is not on the official tracklist for Wale’s upcoming album, The Album About Nothing, fans have definitely been eager to get within earshot of the collaboration — which also features rap-singer,…

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Audio: Miguel, “Bennie and the Jets (Elton John Cover)” Feat. Wale

For the deluxe reissue of Elton John’s 1973 album, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Miguel releases his rendition of “Bennie and the Jets,” featuring a guest verse from Wale. The effort features eight fellow covers that will be released on the LP March 25th via UMe. Other featured artists include Fall Out Boy, Emeli Sandé and…

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Audio: Elle Varner, “Rover” Feat. Wale

Elle Varner returns with spanking new Wale-assisted single, “Rover.” This spicy tune will appear on her forthcoming sophomore album, which title has yet to be revealed. Stream the track below.

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Audio: N.E.R.D., “1000” Feat. Future

As we anticipate N.E.R.D.’s new album No_One Ever Really Dies, the band has released new single “1000” featuring Future. The song is a high energy dance bop with Pharrell‘s signature four-count beat and the hook repeats “In the mirror there’s a hero one, zero, zero, zero. Kinetic energy a thousand times higher.” No_One Ever Really…

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Sampha’s Zine ‘Shy Light’ Officially Launches Today in London

The incredibly talented Sampha announced his venture into the zine industry back in May. Now, Shy Light is making its way to print as part of Sampha’s philanthropic fundraiser to aid the work of Street Child, a charity dedicated to improving the conditions for children in Nepal, Nigeria, Liberia and Sampha’s homeland of Sierra Leone.…

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Sampha Celebrates The Process With New Zine Entitled Shy Light

Sampha continues to bare his soul through creative concepts and ideas that speak his truth. His newly released collaboration with Grace Wales Bonner, Jamie Reid, and LA-based photographers Durimel has a powerful aesthetic that permeates every nerve within your body with a single glance. The full color zine which spreads across 32 pages explores the…

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GoldLink Drops Long-Awaited ‘At What Cost’ LP

After announcing the project eight days prior, GoldLink stays true to the release date and dropped his post-signing debut album, At What Cost. A follow up to 2015’s And After That, We Didn’t Talk, the 14-track project features guest appearances from Wale, Jefe, formerly known as Shy Glizzy, Steve Lacy, Jazmine Sullivan, Kaytranada, and more. Over the past few…

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Audio: Eric Bellinger, “Make You Mine”

Ahead of the release of Eric B. For President: Term 1’s sequel, Eric Bellinger has shared the second single from his forthcoming EP, Eric B. For President: Term 2. Titled “Make You Mine,” Eric ventures more into the island vibes sound for a refreshing reminder of his creative flexibility while maintaining the finesse of his…

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