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Saint Heron To Bring An Enlightening Cultural Series To Pitchfork Fest

As our boss lady Solange gears up for a phenomenal set at Pitchfork Festival this weekend, Saint Heron will also be on the scene to present a cultural series of sorts — journeying its attendees through a multidisciplinary experience of music, poetry, film and art. It’s no secret that Solo is a soldier for Black…

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Solange Stuns at ESSENCE Music Festival 2017

Every year, thousands are summoned to The Big Easy to attend the annual ESSENCE Music Festival. 2017’s line up boasted an incredible roster of top-tier performances including Mary J. Blige, Monica, Jazmine Sullivan, Jill Scott, Chaka Khan and our very own Solange Knowles. The 3-day festival has been filled to the rim with Black Girl…

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ICYMI: Rachel Foxx Gets Cozy in Visual for “Make You Say”

Following the release of her Blue Moon EP, the London based artist Rachel Foxx dropped “Make You Say” and recently shared the accompanying visual. Since hitting the blogisphere last year, the uptempo track presses pause on her usual ponderings of despair and highlights as an anthem for the care-free and the happy, “‘Make You Say” is about…

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Go Big and Tune into Big Boi’s Latest Project ‘Boomiverse’

Here comes the Boom! With Fridays comes many gifts, one being Big Boi’s latest project. The 1/2 of Outkast released his third solo studio album Boomiverse via Epic Records. This will be his latest solo effort following 2010’s Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty and Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors in 2012. Featuring…

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NiiJournal Issue II Highlights Kelsey Lu & Kelela as Cover Stars

While pushing its main objective: “educate, not irritate,” Niijournal comes as a refreshing outlook on race through art, political and cultural discussions, and fashion. Launched on May 10, 2016, NiiJournal is the brainchild of photographer, Campbell Addy and his desire to create a publication “that embraces and encourages diversity.” Gearing up for Issue Two, the…

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Audio: Khalid, “Young Dumb & Broke” Remix Ft. Rae Sremmurd & Lil Yachty

Khalid taps Rae Sremmurd and Lil Yachty for an American Teen Affair. Since his certified platinum hit “Location” and the successful debut of American Teen, the 19-year-old rising star has been hard at work maintaining his “dream come true.” Most recently teaming up with Calvin Harris and Future on “Rollin,” the El Paso native has also…

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Audio: SassyBlack, “I’ll Wait For You”

Ahead of her sophomore release, SassyBlack returns with a new track “I’ll Wait For You.” An eclectic blend of electronic, soul, and jazz, Catherine “Cat” Harris-White expands on the benefits of “waiting” while in love and investing in someone you believe in. “Sometimes you fall for someone in an unbalanced fashion, HARD,” she shared with Nylon. “You…

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Audio: Missy Elliott, “I’m Better” Remix Feat. Lil Kim, Eve & Trina

After surprising fans with the video for “I’m Better” earlier this year, Missy Elliott returns with a remix akin to title its self. Featuring Eve, Lil Kim and Trina, the single is definitely a hit, no-brainer. Missy, who’s voice is limited only to the chorus, celebrated its release with the following tweet: “Brought a few legends out for this…

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Audio: Kali Uchis, “Tyrant” feat. Jorja Smith

Island rhythms continue to take over the airwaves and Kali Uchis adds to the waist-moving vibe with “Tyrant.” Premiering on Zane Lowe’s Beat 1 show, the track shines as the first single from her upcoming album and features British singer, Jorja Smith. Labeling the track “a post apocalyptic love song” in a press release, Kali went on…

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Check Out a Few Thoughts on Love, Beating Fear & Taking Risks From the Cast of ‘Everything, Everything’

I’ve always had a hopeless romantic nature that I couldn’t shake, as if I was born to love fiercely, openly and uninhibited. But aren’t we all? The endless bounds of love’s undeniable hold was surely made with intent to enjoy — to experience in its ebbs and flows of purity and vulnerability, at least once…

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Audio: dvsn, “Think About Me”

While its been a year since dsvn released their debut Sept. 5th, the talented pair has kept a low profile for 2017. But the OVO signees, which includes Daniel Daley and Nineteen85, have returned with “Think About Me.” dvsn is reflective amidst the seductive vibes toying with the idea of rekindling an old fame. “Don’t think that we could…

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Listen to “Electric Intercourse” from Prince’s Remastered ‘Purple Rain’ Due This June

June is a special month for several reasons. Not only is it the beginning of the greatest season ever but Prince’s remastered Purple Rain is due out June 23. Last year, NPG/Warner Bros announced the iconic 1984 album would be remastered and reissued in early 2017. Green-lighted and ready to go, the reissue is set…

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