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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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Audio: Jaden Smith, “Diamonds v1”

Jaden Smith seems to be really coming into his own this summer. In June, he dropped his video for “Batman” and then a month later, he dropped the single and video for “Watch Me” only weeks apart. He’s certainly finding his signature sound, which we were delighted to hear on Tyler the Creator‘s “Pothole,” from the Flower Boy album. His newest…

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Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Scores ‘Teach Us All’ Education Documentary for Netflix

After securing Oscar and Emmy nominations for 13th, Ava DuVernay and Netflix have proven themselves to be an ideal documentary tag-team. Now, the two are in business again with Teach Us All, a film on American public education with a historical perspective on the 1957 integration by nine African-American students at the all-white Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas. ARRAY, the…

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ICYMI: See the Movie Trailer for ‘Crown Heights’ Starring Lakeith Stanfield

Imagine you’re wrongfully convicted of murder, sentenced to life in prison, and after 21 years, finally pardoned and paroled. That’s the true story Lakeith Stanfield is bringing to life. Crown Heights, the prison drama about the life of a wrongfully convicted Brooklyn man, is coming to the big screen in less than two weeks. The movie tells…

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Michael B. Jordan & OWN to Develop Series Inspired by Moonlight Co-writer Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Life

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN is consistently bridging cultural elements of film to deliver high-quality programming, and the network’s newest venture is no different. Tarell Alvin McCraney, executive producer and co-writer of Moonlight, is teaming up with Michael B. Jordan for a new drama series based on McCraney’s life. According to Variety, the drama follows a 14-year-old prodigy from South…

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Kid Cudi Announces ‘Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ Tour’

It seems the all-conquering Kid-Cudi is ready to get back on the road! Yesterday (Aug. 15), the artist’s manager Dennis Cummings took to Twitter to release the dates for Cudi’s Passion, Pain and Demon Slayin’ Tour, which kicks off late next month. After battling with rehabilitation just 10 months ago, the announcement of the tour is not only a time…

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BOSCO Shares New Project, ‘b.’

Always soft and soulful, BOSCO has delivered yet another wide array of feels. Her new project b. was released today via Fools Gold Records, featuring a few songs we’ve already become well aquatinted with, like “Castles,” “Adrenaline,” and the singer’s latest, “Cruel.” Moments like these often help predict an artist’s longevity and BOSCO is setting the stage for a memorable…

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