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Solange Named Harvard Foundation’s 2018 Artist of the Year

Congratulations are in order for our very own and founder, Solange, for being named the 2018 Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year! After the debut of her acclaimed album A Seat at the Table in 2016, Solange used her voice and creativity to advocate for representation, political justice, and diversity within the arts, including the…

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Dev Hynes Shares “Christopher & 6th” & “June 12th”

It has been some time since we received new music from the multi-talented Dev Hynes, but today he has debuted two new tracks, “Christopher & 6th” and “June 12th.” While the two tracks are not a prelude to a new album, they are a celebration of Black History Month and serve as a message from…

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Audio: The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar, “Pray For Me”

After sharing the official track list for the soundtrack to the upcoming and highly anticipated Black Panther feature film, Kendrick Lamar taps The Weeknd to collaborate on “Pray For Me.” Produced by Sounwave, CuBeatz, Cardo and Matt Schaeffer, “Pray For Me,” is an upbeat track that fits perfectly with The Weeknd’s “Starboy”-esque soundscapes paired with…

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Audio: Madison McFerrin, “Insane”

After some time, Madison McFerrin, soul singer-songwriter and daughter of jazz legend Bobby McFerrin, returns ahead of the release of her upcoming acapella R&B EP, Finding Foundations Vol. II. Just in time for the February month of love, “Insane” is a soul drenched, harmonious song finding McFerrin’s fluttering vocals yearning for a love she simply…

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Audio: Chloe x Halle, “The Kids Are Alright”

Just in time for tonight’s Grown-ish series premiere, our favorite sister duo Chloe x Halle return to debut “The Kids Are Alright,” their newest song that will be featured prominently in the debut episode of the highly anticipated show. Following behind the show’s theme song, “Grown,” Chloe x Halle’s latest is a dreamy, teenage harmony.…

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Tyler, The Creator Announces Joint Tour With Vince Staples In 2018

This year brought us Tyler, The Creator‘s beaming fourth studio album, Flower Boy, along with Vince Staples‘ sophomore album Big Fish Theory. Now, the two pioneering artists have announced a collaboration to keep you on edge until 2018. The duo will kickoff their joint tour in Vancouver in January, hitting NYC, San Francisco, Miami, Chicago…

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Watch N.E.R.D. Return With New Video For “Lemon” Featuring Rihanna

Its been nearly seven years since Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo, and Shay Hayley, collectively known as the iconic N.E.R.D., have graced our speakers and headphones with new music. Now, after rumors swooped the internet, the group returns with their newest single entitled “Lemon,” featuring Rihanna via Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show. The new track serves…

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Tyler, The Creator Brought Out Friends Frank Ocean & A$AP Rocky At NYC Show

At a surprise NYC show tonight, the Flower Boy himself, Tyler, The Creator, brought out special guests and friends Frank Ocean and A$AP Rocky! In celebration of his recent album release, Tyler performed “Where This Flower Blooms” with Frank and “Who Dat Boy” with Rocky. Catch clips below from what appears to have been a…

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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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