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Audio: Father, “Best of Me” (Mya Cover)

Innovation is key when it comes to Atlanta’s own Father. He recently took notes from Mya on his new cover of her hit single “Best of Me.” The Awful Records head honcho transforms the singer’s upbeat tune into a slowed down, dark and mystical chant, leaving us wanting just a little bit more. Take a…

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Mya Returns With An Indie Deal & New Single

The last release we received from Mya was a Valentine’s Day drop titled Love Elevation Suite. Now, she returns with a indie deal and her new single titled “Welcome To My World,” serving sonic vibes from the early 2000s. This will be the first single from the singer’s upcoming album, Planet 9, which is named after her new record label…

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Courtnie Makes Her Video Debut With ’70s Themed “Heart’s Desire” Visual

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the phenomenal Courtnie returns with her visual debut for her romantic ballad, “Heart’s Desire.” Energetic yearning and passion seep through the Brandon Combs-produced track’s pores in the Brooklyn-hailing singer’s abundantly comforting vocals. The playful visual finds Courtnie and friends vibing through a normal day before she enters a rooftop…

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Audio: DonMonique, “On Me”

Fusing Mya’s “Best of Me” with heavy hitting bars proved to be a hit years ago and again today with Brooklyn MC’s DonMonique‘s delivery of “On Me.” Ahead of her upcoming project Black Kate Moss, the young and promising rapper debuted the track and has been quoted as saying, “This song is about getting back my respect. It…

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Audio: Tommy Genesis, “Art”

After officially announcing the release of her new album World Vision 2 last week, Awful Records underground rap queen Tommy Genesis has gifted fans with “Art,” the first single from her forthcoming LP. The Vancouver native lends some ghostly, monotone vocals over the Ethereal-produced unconventional beat to deliver a perfect dark and enchanting  sound. With…

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Beyoncé Takes Us to New Orleans In New Video for “Formation”

The late Messy Mya, Big Freedia, Blue Ivy, crawfish, a second line and all other things NOLA are the visual muses for Beyoncé’s accompanying surprise video for her new single “Formation.” This visual is the epitome of cultural appreciation. Just a week after her recent video release with Coldplay for “Hymn For the Weekend,” and a day…

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Ciara and R3hab Debut New Song At Coachella

After dropping hints via Twitter and Instagram earlier in the day that she may be showing up during this year’s Coachella, Ciara made an appearance over the weekend during Fadil El Ghoul’s set. Better known as R3hab, the Dutch DJ and producer held his performance at the Sahara tent where CiCi joined him to perform…

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Listen To Our Favorite Jams of February

Drake‘s surprise drop is currently taking over majority’s playlists — as each featured track is respectively charting at the moment — but we can’t forget other jams that held us over during the month of February. This time around the crew was feeling the return of pure R&B comeback offerings from acts such as Ciara…

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Watch Wangechi Mutu’s Supernatural “New Siren” Short Film

Artist Wangechi Mutu expresses life, death, and femininity in her latest supernatural short film, “New Siren.” The Nairobi-born, Brooklyn-based artist displays the story’s protagonist surrounded by components of nature such as murky waters and a stark forest. She dances while draped in silky garments before her isolated death. As a leading figure of the contemporary African art scene,…

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Roll Back, Play That: Amber Coffman

Ever attended one of Solange‘s concerts and witness her performance of a mysertious, neo-soul tinged tune, over a slowed-down instrumental of Dr. Dre’s “Xplosive” and opening vocals from Erykah Badu’s “Bag Lady“? Many play their part and sway along, yet, remain clueless the responsible, original groove. The song is a rendition of Dirty Projectors‘ “Stillness…

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