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Kendrick Lamar Discusses ‘DAMN.’ Themes & Collaborations In Revealing Interview With Zane Lowe

After releasing his already acclaimed DAMN. album just a week ago, Kendrick Lamar has made his first interview appearance alongside Zane Lowe for an intimate and in-depth interview. The two sat down last weekend during Coachella as Kendrick walked through his creative process, the theme’s enveloped through the album, collaborations, and much more. From controversies…

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Audio: Little Dragon, “Paris (Zane Lowe Radio Rip)”

Following “Klapp Klapp,” Little Dragon gives Zane Lowe the pleasure of  the first spin for their, most likely new single, “Paris.” The vibrant two-stepper is set to be featured the Swedish band’s forthcoming album, Nabuma Rubberband to drop May 13th via Loma Vista. Stream the radio rip below:

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Janelle Monae Names Us with ‘Dirty Computer’ LP

In 2007, the world met Janelle Monae via her Metropolis EP, a seven-song, musically theatrical introduction to the pompadour-adorned android known as Cindi Mayweather. Via this EP and the suites that followed in The ArchAndroid and Electric Lady albums, Mayweather served as Monae’s surrogate for voicing issues related to the policing of identities that defy…

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Nicki Minaj Releases “Barbie Tingz” and “Chun-Li” with New Album On The Way

If you, like me, have recently found yourself with more bossy bars than usual in rotation, I’m willing to bet that’s thanks to all the ladies paving their respective lanes in the genre. The latest comes from none other than the Head Barbie in Charge, Nicki Minaj. The Queens, NY native shared two tracks yesterday…

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Stream N.E.R.D’s No_One Ever Really Dies + Watch Their Kimmel Performance

After a long hiatus, N.E.R.D unexpectedly returned to scene with the Rihanna-assisted “Lemon” making us all crave the Rock, Hip Hop and Soul confetti that is their unique sound. Fortunately for us, they knew and soon after announced the release of their first album in seven years, No_One Ever Really Dies. The project arrives today with…

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Audio: N.E.R.D, “Don’t Don’t Do It!” Feat. Kendrick Lamar

N.E.R.D is back with another special delivery titled “Don’t Don’t Do It!” Beachy guitar strums play tag with Rock-influenced elements and funky drums underneath Pharrell Williams’ vocal smoothie of sobering truths. According to Pharrell, the song was inspired by video footage of Keith Lamont Scott’s murder in North Carolina. In the video, Scott’s wife can…

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Watch N.E.R.D. Return With New Video For “Lemon” Featuring Rihanna

Its been nearly seven years since Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo, and Shay Hayley, collectively known as the iconic N.E.R.D., have graced our speakers and headphones with new music. Now, after rumors swooped the internet, the group returns with their newest single entitled “Lemon,” featuring Rihanna via Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show. The new track serves…

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Audio: Kelela, “Let Me Know”

Our countdown to the release of Kelela’s debut studio album has officially begun. Take Me Apart is slated for release in just 66 days on October 6th and you can preorder the 14-track album now via Warp Records. The good news doesn’t stop there. As promised yesterday, the goddess of Electronic R&B shared the project’s…

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Kelela Updates Fans with New ‘Take Me Apart’ Details

Just a bit over two weeks ago we learned that we’d finally be getting Kelela’s debut album “very soon.” The Ethiopian-American songstress has been a longtime holder of our hearts since before her vocal assists on A Seat at the Table, and even before the angelically feminine warmth of her Hallucinogen EP. Today, Kelela has…

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Audio: H.E.R., “Lights On”

By now, if you’re not with us on the H.E.R. super fan train, you’re missing out. Today, we were all glued to our devices for Zane Lowe‘s premiere of her third single from the forthcoming Vol. 2. In “Lights On,” the mermaid of mystery shares her mood and wants it on full display. With lyrics…

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Audio: Kali Uchis, “Tyrant” feat. Jorja Smith

Island rhythms continue to take over the airwaves and Kali Uchis adds to the waist-moving vibe with “Tyrant.” Premiering on Zane Lowe’s Beat 1 show, the track shines as the first single from her upcoming album and features British singer, Jorja Smith. Labeling the track “a post apocalyptic love song” in a press release, Kali went on…

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Big Boi’s Third Studio Album ‘Boomiverse’ is Coming Soon

ATLiens, it seems we can finally transcend this realm and move into our new home in Big Boi‘s Boomiverse. The OutKast member has announced that his first solo album since 2012’s Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors is “coming soon” today via Instagram. As if that doesn’t already make you anxious enough, the Atlanta native has…

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