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Solange Tops the 2017 Soul Train Awards with Seven Nominations!

The light shone from our very own star continues to burn bright! Leading lady Solange has topped a list of influential acts with seven Soul Train Award nominations, including best R&B/Soul Female Artist, along with the highly coveted awards for Video of the Year and Song of the Year for her hit single, “Cranes in the Sky.” This years Soul Train…

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ICYMI: Tracee Ellis Ross’ Holiday Collaboration with JC Penney Has a Look for Everyone

By now, I think we can all admit that Tracee Ellis Ross is a human beam of sunshine. Earlier this week she announced a new holiday line featuring looks all under $100! She and JCPenney have worked well together to create a collection of clothing for anyone with a S to 3XL sized frame and at least $12 to spend. Each…

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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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Watch the Offical Video for Cassie’s ‘Love a Loser’ feat. G-Eazy

It had been over 4 years since we last heard anything new from R&B songstress Cassie, but thankfully the famine ended back in August when she released an infectious single called “Love A Loser” with G-Eazy. Today, she’s shared a visual to help illustrate the highs and lows of an unhealthy relationship. Directed by Harrison Boyce and executive produced…

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Watch Pharrell Take a Knee During a Charlottesville Concert

In light of current controversy, taking a stand for Black lives means taking a knee. A countless number of people have stood in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick and other NFL players who have taken a knee during the national anthem in protest of police brutality and injustice against people of color. Yesterday, Pharrell added his name to a long…

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Audio: Khalid, “Perfect (rough draft)”

The great Khalid is back with the feels. Fresh off of tour, the El Paso bred singer just released (what he claims to be) the rough version of a new song “Perfect,” but social media seems to believe the song is exactly what the title projects. The track sounds a tad unfinished, yes, but it’s quality…

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The Line-up for the 2017 Day For Night Festival Includes Solange, Cardi B, Tyler, The Creator and More

Day for Night Festival recently announced our very own Solange as one of many talents to headline her hometown’s third edition of the event. Taking place Dec. 15 -17th, she’ll share a stage with impressive names like Nine Inch Nails, Thom Yorke, Justice, Cardi B, St. Vincent, Tyler, the Creator, James Blake and more. We’re also…

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ICYMI: Jordan Peele and Spike Lee are Filming a New Thriller, ‘Black Klansman’

Two known crowd-rattlers are teaming up to add another historical Black film to their impressive resumes. Get Out creator Jordan Peele has recruited veteran direction from Spike Lee to produce Black Klansman, a film about an African American man who infiltrates the KKK in 1978. Based on a true story, Ron Stallworth was a Black Colorado detective who answered a…

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Watch Chloe x Halle’s Poppin’ Acoustic Cover Of Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow”

Chloe x Halle are two of the freshest faces we see when we picture the future of music. Yesterday on Instagram, the cover queens shared an acoustic version of Cardi B’s addictive chart-climber “Bodak Yellow.” Between their harmonies and unpredictable twists, the two sisters have impressed us with their vocals skills yet again in a cover that…

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AUDIO: dvsn, “Mood”

If you’re looking to set the “Mood,” dvsn‘s new seductive single will definitely get you there. Fusing a steady tempo with key strokes from a piano, their new single will blend in seamlessly with your current bedroom playlist. The duo has been teasing new music as they gear-up for the release of their next album, Morning After, with fans on the edge of their…

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Moses Sumney Brings New Life to Björk’s “Come To Me”

A cover story for the books, Moses Sumney performed his own, beautiful version of Björk’s “Come To Me” for The Line of Best Fit. The performance took place in front of a private audience at a secret show during the End of the Road festival in Dorset, England. Currently on tour through November, the artist is gearing up for the release…

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Goldlink Hits The Club for “Meditation” in New Video

Scoring another win since the release of his album At What Cost?, Goldlink has pieced together a gripping narrative soundtracked by his Jasmine Sullivan & Kaytranada assisted single, “Meditation.” As he and his gang partake in the night life, The Washington D.C. rapper fixes his eye on a certain someone that winds up leading him to trouble. Goldlink is fresh off of…

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