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Thundercat Enlists Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald for New Track “Show You The Way” & Announces New Album

After holding us over with 2013’s Apocalypse and 2015’s mini-album The Beyond / Where the Giants Roam, funk-soul artist Thundercat is staying right on track with the announcement of his upcoming new album, Drunk. The 23-track effort is slated to debut on February 24th via Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder label with an all-star lineup of features.…

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Protected: Solange Shares Unreleased Track, “Un-Mixed (The Street Lights Are Off)”

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Drake Announces New Project ‘More Life’ To Debut In December

Ahead of his 30th birthday, the boy Drake began episode 32 of OVO Sound Radio with an announcement that he’ll be debuting new music before the close of the year. In December, the OVO head honcho will debut More Life, which he describes to be more of a playlist of original music versus an album…

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Solange To Perform Two Songs From Self-Written Album, ‘A Seat at the Table’, on ‘Saturday Night Live’ in November

Our very own Solange Knowles is heading to your television screens in the coming weeks. Just last night, during this weekend’s episode, NBC’s Saturday Night Live announced that the singer-songwriter would be the musical guest on the headlining show on November 5th. Doctor Strange actor Benedict Cumberbatch will also be joining the episode as the…

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Interview: Using Solange’s ‘A Seat at the Table’ As A Healing Component With Raphael Saadiq

When it was announced that the multi-talented Raphael Saadiq would be executive producing Solange‘s now No. 1 album, ‘A Seat at the Table’, I was elated. I don’t wake up each morning with “Still Ray” on repeat for nothing. The former Tony! Toni! Toné! member holds considerable talents, so it comes as no surprise that…

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Solange Knowles Announces ‘A Seat at the Table’ & Shares Accompanying Digital Poetry and Photo Book

It’s been way too many years since we’ve heard our boss lady’s voice glide effortlessly over a track from her 2012 True LP. Thankfully, those days are soon to be over as Solange Knowles returns with her highly anticipated album, A Seat at the Table. Described as “a project on identity, empowerment, independence, grief and…

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Proclamation!: September

As the seasons change, the Saint Heron team is thrilled to be able to present a soothing new playlist series to keep you grooving through the cooler months. In honor of our PROCLAMATION! party series, we’re excited to debut the coordinating monthly playlist presented and mixed by our very own resident DJ, Kyle Woods. September’s…

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Interview: Young Paris Is Bridging The Cultural Gap Between African and American Pop Culture

With his compelling spin on contemporary electronic music, Young Paris has made a groundbreaking mark on the music industry. With his latest project ‘African Vogue‘, the newly signed Roc Nation artist uses African-inspired beats to coalesce sui generis fusions that ensure he can’t be boxed in. We chatted with the musician about African culture’s influence…

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Interview: Nia Andrews Is The Mesmerizing Voice You’ve Been Missing With New Single, “Inside Your Head”

The voice of Nia Andrews is as mesmerizing as they come. Honeyed and whimsical, the Inglewood, California bred singer-songwriter showcases a play on words and lyrical delivery that is unerring, furnishing the ideal platform for a daydream. Since a tender age, Andrews has always had an unconditional adoration for music. Although fresh to her solo…

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Saint Heron Presents: A Special New Orleans PROCLAMATION! Featuring LIKE of Pac Div

After a successful three-day series at the Saint Heron House for ESSENCE Festival this year, we are excited to share that we will be bringing back another edition of PROCLAMATION! in New Orleans on Friday, August 19th! This special night will feature exclusive sounds by LA-based artist, producer and DJ, LIKE of Pac Div! As…

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The List: Zerina Akers

“The List” is our exclusive series that highlights select artists and the various, random things that they’re currently into and inspired by. Ranging from all creative facets, this series shall serve as your go-to for all things visionary and artistic. With her dancers wearing UK-based, Nubian Skin underneath their tour ensembles, establishing House of Deréon…

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Saint Heron Presents: The Saint Heron House During ESSENCE Festival

Following behind our successful 17 Wards weekend last year, we are thrilled to announce our upcoming Saint Heron House during this year’s Essence Festival. Next Friday July 1st through Sunday July 3rd, we will be opening our doors with artist talks, a pop up shop and endless grooves with our evening juke joints. Sounds will…

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