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Solange to Release Celebratory ‘A Seat at the Table’ Vinyl & Kick Off “Orion’s Rise” Performance Series

Although the end of the year is drawing near, Solange’s 2017 takeover continues! Her highly acclaimed and Grammy Award-winning album, A Seat at the Table, is set to be released as a limited-edition, individually numbered, red colored vinyl to commemorate the one-year anniversary of its debut. The special edition vinyl will be available in a few…

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Chloe x Halle Set to Join the Cast of ‘Grown-ish’

#BlackGirlMagic is the gift that keeps on giving. The highly-anticipated Grown-ish starring the dazzling Yara Shahidi is set to add two of our favorite up and coming starlets to the cast. The Kenya Barris series is now home to the talented siblings, Chloe x Halle. According to Deadline, the sister-duo will play recurring roles as…

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Syd Announces First-Ever Solo Tour

In support of February’s debut Fin, Syd will be hitting the road for her first solo tour this fall. Set to kick off in October, The Internet’s lead vocalist will play a total of 21 dates for her “Always Never Home” tour, hitting major cities like New York, LA, Toronto, Seattle, Detroit, and more before…

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Camp Flog Gnaw to Kick Off Tyler, The Creator’s U.S. Tour

Tyler, the Creator is going on tour in support of his new album Flower Boy. Kicking off in October with his Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival in Los Angeles, the fall trek is set to hit San Franciso for a Halloween performance as well as New York, New Orleans, St. Louis, Houston, and more. The 2-week tour will…

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Solange Fulfills Dream Come True Performance With Incubus

Teenage dreams do come true! Earlier this year, our Boss Lady Solange penned a powerful letter to her teenage-self offering encouraging words to the younger Solo while uplifting readers in the process. The intimate ode also mentioned her crush on the lead singer of Incubus and a memorable period of her youth that she defined as “the…

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Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is Here to Take a Slice of the American Pie

July 31 is #BlackWomensEqualPay Day: it represents the # of days into 2017 a black woman must work 2 earn same pay a white man made in 2016. pic.twitter.com/9yZnjsOR7o — Tracee Ellis Ross (@TraceeEllisRoss) July 31, 2017 It’s no secret that Black women make significantly less than our white male counterparts and July 31 hails as…

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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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