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Audio: Empress Of, “Go To Hell”

Empress Of of is back and blossoming on her own terms with her brand new self-produced single “Go To Hell.” On the track, Rodriguez has a PSA for her haters.  With lyrics like “Tell me about my potential/ And if you were me what you would do/ You like the sound of your own voice/ Is…

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Audio: Empress Of, “Woman is a Word”

Following her September 2015 debut album release of Me, the lovely  Empress Of is back with her first solo track, “Woman Is a Word.” A queen of New York’s synth-pop scene, the songwriter tells a story of perception, validation and gender misconceptions over a suave ’80s inspired groove. “One word can have so much social implication, standard,…

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Tinashe, SZA, Empress Of, Abra, & More Come Together To Remake “Killing Me Softly”

Originally sung by Roberta Flack in the ’70s and recreated by the Fugees and Ms. Lauryn Hill in the ’90s, “Killing Me Softly” has recently been revamped by the fresh faces in R&B and Hip-Hop. Tinashe, SZA, Dej Loaf, Empress Of, Abra, Jean Deaux, and Lord Narf were all featured in a recently published The New York Times  Style…

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Audio: Empress Of, “Standard” (ABRA Remix)

Empress Of‘s feather-light “Standard” track dropped back in September, but now we can’t help but to appreciate the completely flipped remix by Awful Records darling, ABRA. It appears that these two cannot get enough of each other, who are both fresh off the “Me & You Tour.” The original track is stripped of it’s sonic backing and replaced…

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Audio: Empress Of, “Standard”

Empress Of is now a roll and obviously super ready to drop that new album of hers. Yesterday we shared her new music video for “How Do You Do It” and announced tour dates with beloved sweet voiced beauty ABRA. today she follows up with another unreleased track titled “Standard.” This track features a catchy feather…

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Empress Of Debuts Visual For “How Do You Do It” & Announces Tour With ABRA

Word to the Woman-featured creative Empress Of is set to release her debut album titled Me on September 11th. However, ahead of the slated release date, the singer-songwriter has unveiled a new visual for her latest single, “How Do You Do It.” Reminiscent of classic home videos, the fun filled video follows Rodriguez as she hits the…

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Word To The Woman: Empress Of

With her feather-light, airy electro-pop vocals, Lorely Rodriguez, best known as Empress Of, is an intuitive and introspective songstress who often finds herself creatively outpouring her own feelings into song form. As a producer, singer, and songwriter, dive into Lorely Rodriguez’s visual experience for Word to the Woman below: Art Direction: Solange Knowles Styling: Lizzy…

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Things Get Cloudy In Empress Of’s Video For “Water Water”

Empress Of, also known as Lorely Rodriguez, debuted her feather-light, synth driven single “Water Water,” back in April, and now the electro cut is being accompanied with a visual. Composed of doubled images the video is woozy and drifty, adding to the airy vocals found cooed by the Brooklyn-based songstress. “I wanted to make a…

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Empress Of Debuts New Track + Announces Upcoming Album

Empress Of, aka Lorely Rodriguez, is currently readying her upcoming debut album, and in celebration has released a new single entitled “Water Water.” Encompassing feather-light, airy vocals, Lorely still manages to balance between the bass peddling electro instrumental. Empress Of’s debut will be released this summer via Terrible/XL Records, and she will be heading on…

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Blood Orange Gives a 3-for-1 Special in Short Film feat. “With Him,” “Best to You” & “Better Numb”

Blood Orange released a nine-minute video comprised of three tracks from last year’s Freetown Sound including “With Him,” “Best to You” and “Better Numb.” The short film is self-edited and directed by Dev Hynes, along with directorial help from Luke Gilford. Empress Of makes a guest appearance to sing her part of the film’s second track “Best to You,” accompanied…

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Solange Honors Erykah Badu & 20 Years of ‘Baduizm’ at 2017 Essence Black Women in Music

Last night the stars aligned for an incredible celebration curated by none other than Essence magazine. Some of our most precious gems gathered at NeueHouse Hollywood for the magazine’s 8th annual Black Women in Music pre-grammy event. #solange better preach A video posted by Ray 😁 (@notabasicbit) on Feb 9, 2017 at 10:28pm PST The event,…

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Blood Orange’s “Best To You” Visual To Premiere At This Year’s NEXT FEST

Dev Hynes‘ musically charming Blood Orange is gearing up to premiere a visual for “Best To You” at Sundance Film Festival’s NEXT FEST. If unfamiliar, the annual festival is slated to honor and highlight the film and music productions of standout indie creatives – of which, Hynes is surely deserving. A cult favorite from Freetown…

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