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Spillage Village Shares Salient ‘Bears Like This Too Much’ EP

Atlanta-based rap collective Spillage Village released an 11-track EP entitled Bears Like This Too Much and it’s a fusion of the artists’ innovative sounds. Three years later, artists EarthGang, J.I.D, JordanxBryant and Hollywood JB have released another installment in their Bears Like series. The group of emcees continuously construct their own individual styles of music, and this…

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Audio: Kid Cudi, “Baptized in Fire” Feat. Travis Scott

Kid Cudi has reunited with Travis Scott after their previous collaborations earlier this year on “Through The Late Night” and “Way Back.” The two rappers create a moody yet meaningful cut, “Baptized In Fire,” for Cudi’s forthcoming album Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ set for release later this month. Cudi and Scott both open up…

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Audio: Leaf, “Plate”

Leaf is back with another spicy cut entitled “Plate.” Keeping the heat coming after her “Money” and “Nada” (featuring Lil Yachty) releases this summer, the NYC based artist serves up this bass-heavy, bossy anthem just in time for the holiday season. Declaring a familiar hood proverb that simply means everyone on the team eats, Leaf raps…

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Check Out EarthGang’s Live Session With YouTube Music Foundry Program

EarthGang took on one of the largest digital platforms to give fans a taste of two distinct songs from their Stray With Rabies album released last year. The live session is brought to us by Youtube’s Music Foundry program which highlights up and coming greats and exposes artists like EarthGang’s Johnny Venus and Doc Doctur to a global,…

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Listen To Our Favorite Jams Of October

Get into some of our favorites during that dismal transition into late fall. When the leaves are changing colors and the weather begins to break, summer sounds are silenced. Don’t worry though because cooler vibes are on the way. Our favorite tunes of October bring melancholy melodies in a playlist full of soulful cuts. Blending the R&B sounds of Rachel Foxx‘s “Make You Say”…

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7 Songs That Make The Ladies of KING ‘Wine & Grind’

The majestic ladies of KING will be bringing their talents to New Orleans this evening. As we prepare for tonight’s show, the trio, composed of Anita Bias and twin sisters Amber and Paris Strother, is sharing 7 songs that make them Wine & Grind! With signature cuts from The S.O.S Band to N.E.R.D., these dreamy…

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Saint Heron Presents: ‘Daughters Of The Dust’ Q&A With Julie Dash, Arthur Jafa & Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah

So many exciting events happening during the New Orleans Film Society’s 27th Annual Film Festival. This Wednesday, October 19th, Saint Heron is pleased to announce that we will host a very special Q&A with director Julie Dash and director and cinematographer Arthur Jafa. Rachel Kaadi Ghansah will lead our discussion ahead of the restored rerelease…

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Audio: Bryson Tiller, “Let Me Explain”

Just when you asked yourself where Bryson Tiller escaped to after the release of his now platinum debut album Trap Soul, he returns to bless fans with another soulful yet somber cut in the form of “Let Me Explain.” The Phonix-produced record is another classic slow jam from the young Tiller with heavy hi-hats and…

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Watch New Trailer For ‘American Girl Story’ Special Starring Marsai Martin

The adored Black-ish star, Marsai Martin stars in upcoming Amazon special as Melody in An American Girl Story, the first of Amazon’s four-planned American Girl specials. The story is based in Detroit during a pivotal time in our country for black rights and civil liberties. Martin’s character Melody discovers the challenges of racial inequality in the United States after…

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Audio: Brent Faiyaz, A.M. Paradox

Up and coming R&B singer-songwriter, Brent Faiyaz delivers a soulful five-track EP with A.M. Paradox.  The Maryland artist recently moved to Los Angeles to pursue his music career and spoke to Pigeons and Planes on his experiences discovering himself within his music and personal life after the transition across coasts. A.M. Paradox has several musical influences with the sounds…

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Leikeli47’s Feminist Anthem “Girl Gang” Serves As The Soundtrack For Jimmy Choo’s Anniversary Campaign

Jimmy Choo recently debuted their 20th Anniversary ad campaign featuring seven of fashion’s top faces lip synching alongside Leikeli47‘s latest girl power anthem, “Girl Gang.” This fall/winter 2016 campaign features models Amber Valleta, Milla Jovovich, Sasha Pivovarova, Taylor Hill, Lexi Boling, Jasmine Tookes and Xiao Wen Ju bringing some serious sass alongside Leikeli47’s empowering track. Leikeli47 isn’t…

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Kid Cudi Announces Double-Disc Album To Release This Month

Kid Cudi took to Twitter to announce his plans to release not one but two albums this month. Appearing at a number of festivals this year, including last month’s Trillectro, and touring solo earlier this year, the alternative artist continues to satisfy music lovers across the nation. Recently featured on Travis Scott’s Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight,…

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