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Watch President Barack Obama Speak For The First Time Post-Presidency

Its still so hard to process that President Barack Obama is now the former President of the United States. After a well-deserved vacation, today he is set to hold his first public and political appearance since leaving the Oval Office earlier this year. Obama will speak during an invitation-only roundtable organized by the Chicago Create…

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Kendrick Lamar Discusses ‘DAMN.’ Themes & Collaborations In Revealing Interview With Zane Lowe

After releasing his already acclaimed DAMN. album just a week ago, Kendrick Lamar has made his first interview appearance alongside Zane Lowe for an intimate and in-depth interview. The two sat down last weekend during Coachella as Kendrick walked through his creative process, the theme’s enveloped through the album, collaborations, and much more. From controversies…

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Solange Celebrates The Life & Legacy Of Zora Neale Hurston On New BBC Segment

Recently, our own Solange took time out to celebrate the life and legacy of the acclaimed renaissance woman and author Zora Neale Hurtston, considered to be one of the pre-eminent voices in 20th century Black literature, on a BBC Radio 4 documentary entitled Seriously… During the 6 minute segment, Solange reflects on Hurston’s role in…

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The List: Ameriie

“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. Over the past month, I’ve fallen deep into the catalogue from R&B songbird Ameriie. Deep…

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Watch Solange Perform Alongside Michael McDonald At Okeechobee Festival 2017

One time (yet again) for our very own, Solange! Tonight was surely one to remember at Sunrise Grove for the 2017 Okeechobee Festival. After performing a beautiful set during the festival’s Saturday night show, Solo joined the pioneering Michael McDonald onstage for a blissful “PoWow” Superjam session. With timeless tracks lifted from the ‘70s, like…

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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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