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#NFROMTHEWAVE’s “Pashun” is a Positive Presentation of Blended Talents

A New York-bred newcomer by the name #NFROMTHEWAVE has a sound worth tuning in to. Working as a rapper, singer, songwriter and producer, his newest offering “Pashun,” is paired with an empowering message on the concept of individuality. The song is conceptualized into a playful video, where we see the Brooklynite exude the youthful character of his 21-year-old self…

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Kamasi Washington is Set to Release Double LP “Heaven and Earth” This June

Musician and artist Kamasi Washington has announced his next project Heaven and Earth will be a dual disc effort. “The Earth side represents the world as I see it outwardly, the world that I am a part of. The Heaven side represents the world as I see it inwardly, the world that is a part of me,” he…

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Drake Enlists Tracee Ellis Ross, Issa Rae, Yara Shahidi, Tiffany Haddish, Rashida Jones and more for “Nice for What” Visual

How much we love Drake just continues to peak as time goes on so it’s no surprise that fans and supporters of “The 6 God” are fawning over him once again following the release of his latest visual for “Nice for What.” Coming on the heels of his benevolent “God’s Plan,” the rapper’s new single…

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Harlem Designer Dapper Dan Discusses Fashion, Style and Society at the MoMA

The iconic Harlem couturier, Daniel Day, better known as Dapper Dan, shared his thoughts and knowledge on topics that transcend fashion and hit on themes concerning cultural appropriation, technology and society at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City on Tuesday, January 9th. This discussion with the designer, known for remixing luxury logos…

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Ashley Everett and Michael Korte Share Beautiful Tribute to R&B “Duets”

Some of the freshest names and faces in the dance and vocal community teamed up with digital influencer Michael Korte to deliver a new dance mashup. Titled “Duets”, the choreographed piece pays tribute to the likes of Usher, Alicia Keys, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Beyoncé and even Jay-Z. What makes this tribute so special is the…

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Telfar Clemmons Wins CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Prize

Brilliant non-conformist Telfar Clemmons was this year’s Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)/Vogue‘s Fashion Fund prize winner. As one of the few otherworldly creatives who can take the most peculiar ideas and make them stylish, the Liberian-American designer’s unisex line Telfar is absolutely deserving of the $400,000 USD reward. Accepting the award he said, “I…

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Jhené Aiko Announces ‘Trip’ Tour Dates with Willow Smith, St. Beauty, Kitty Cash and More

Jhené Aiko‘s psychedelic Trip is going on tour! Announced from her Twitter account just this afternoon, the ethereal songstress is teaming up with Willow Smith to hit 15 cities all over the United States. Once those shows conclude, Aiko will take a few days off to finish things out with a solo performance in Honolulu on Dec. 27th. “Trip (The Tour)” will also…

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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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Julie Dash to Direct Mid-season Premiere of OWN’s Queen Sugar

UPDATE: Ms. Julie Dash has confirmed a “NOLA location salute” to our own Solange Knowles in the October 3rd episode! Collaborative Black Girl Magic is our favorite and since the literal dream team we never knew we needed is now a thing, we’re overjoyed. Queen Sugar, the Oprah Winfrey Network hit series developed by Ava…

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Audio: Tinashe, “Flame”

“Cold in the night when I hold you close, Searching your eyes but you’re gone like a ghost,” croons Tinashe. The singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress and former model has added another layer of versatility with the release of a pulsing pop track titled “Flame.” It seems she’s ventured outside of her comfort zone, all while still incorporating that…

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Kerry Washington To Bring ˈThe Mothersˈ Novel To Life

Kerry Washington will play a major role in bringing the debut novel The Mothers by Brit Bennett to the big screen, proving that there are clearly no limits to what she can do. Somehow, she effortlessly pulls off being a mother, wife and a phenomenal actress simultaneously. The novel explores the life of a young…

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Cash Money’s Documentary Now Has an Official Release Date

Birdman has announced the official release date for Cash Money’s highly anticipated documentary, Before Anythang: The Story Behind the Cash Money Records Empire. Slated for release on May 12th, the Clifton Bell-directed film appears to be a highlight reel-style compilation of artist interviews discussing the rise of NOLA’s iconic Rap collective. Before Anything was co-executive produced…

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