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Audio: Oyinda, “Never Enough”

Alternative R&B singer-songwriter Oyinda compliments new release of a gothic melody in “Never Enough.” Lush vocals are rooted from her Nigerian background, alongside experiences in London and NYC. A follow-up to debut EP Before The Fall, this track slowly grows into a cinematic powerhouse.  Produced by Oyinda & Wahono, the foundation blends electronic-gloom with an edgy atmosphere. Previous works include “What Still…

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Watch FKA twigs Star in This New Calvin Klein Campaign

FKA twigs collaborates with Calvin Klein in the new Spring ’16 denim series and gracefully attacks the camera, leading the brand as the director, muse, and editor. The short film features her latest sensual hit, “Good To Love” alongside choreographed routines from Aaron Sillis and dancer Kaner Flex. twigs isn’t shy from announcing she is certain, dances, and excels…

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Jorja Smith Debuts A Dark, Dramatic Video For “Blue Lights”

Jorja Smith, music’s hottest new sensation, has been sweeping the blogosphere with her debut single “Blue Lights.” The jazzy number is impressively infectious with hints of R&B and drops of dream pop. Now, Smith has returned with the accompanying visual, resurfacing topics of the Black male in a masculine world. Directed by videographer Drew Cox, the title…

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Audio: Rachel Foxx, “Remember”

Rachel Foxx sings an unforgettable melody with latest single “Remember” and exercises the highs/lows of a relationship in a poetic way. Produced by Sillky, her East London aura pushes forth soul in various arrangements. Jazz elements undertake a magical timeline of connection. Before you dive into this melancholy tune, revisit her self-titled EP. Then, you’ll understand different layers of sound…

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Audio: Bibi Bourelly, “Sally”

Bibi Bourelly, the brainchild behind Rihanna’s “B*tch Better Have My Money”, is back with a fresh solo number titled “Sally” via Beats 1 Radio. The singer-songwriter infuses blues and rock elements with a modern spin. Showcasing another side to her musical gifts, her past works of “Riot” and “Ego” continue to build a steady fanbase for the…

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Stream Santigold’s ’99¢’ Album For A Limited Time Only

For a limited time, Santigold teamed up with NPR in the release of her latest album 99¢. This exclusive sonic treat will run a week before its February 26th official release date via Atlantic. The album concept derives from commercialism and perfection. Shot by Haruhiko Kawaguchim, the album’s artwork gives a better understanding of the work produced from the artist’s mind. “We…

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FKA Twigs Debuts A Sensual Visual For “Good To Love”

FKA twigs is a woman of many hats, including co-directing her new visual for her fresh single “Good To Love.” Premiered via Annie Mac of BBC Radio 1, this beauty is off her EP M3LL155X. Produced by twigs and Rick Nowels, the story line is a brilliant kodak experience. The lyrics are heavy, while the vocals are…

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Stella Gets Metaphorically Correct In Her “New Toy” Video

Stella delivers a metaphoric approach to the symbolism of women through “New Toy.” After the release of her previous single “Fumes,” her latest gives a brief look into highlighting object-meets-imagery. The visual opens with a young boy exploring the world with his action figure, and as time passes, the journey reverses to a number of iconic action figures…

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Audio: Doja Cat, “Magic Pink Capsule/MPC”

Doja Cat  has a new hit on her hands with her latest track “Magic Pink Capsule/MPC” and gaining momentum on the web. Since the release of her debut EP Purrr!, her music has transcended to another universe. Production on this beauty, takes you on a journey of reflection. There is more complex elements in her approach to R&B/Rap with fusions of…

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Audio: Ella Mai, “She Don’t” feat. Ty Dolla $ign

Hailing from London, singer-songwriter Ella Mai connects with Ty Dolla $ign for her female anthem “She Don’t.” Making its debut via OVO Sound Radio on Beats 1, DJ Mustard announced the singer as 10 Summers Records’ latest signee. Not only did Mustard introduce one hot track during the mix, but another exclusive entitled “No Rush.”  If you haven’t heard of the newcomer, her past…

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Audio: Kiiara, “Say Anymore”

Kiiara and Felix Snow collaborate once again on varied experiences during nightlife with “Say Anymore.” Premiering on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show, the track ignited over the blogosphere. As 2016 marks new creation, the work consistently transforms. Fine tuning the sonic wave, her Midwestern roots ground qualities of experimentation. An electro gem to reinvention, Kiiara is essential…

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Audio: Layla Hendryx, “Remember”

After debuting her past  X-Files and Channel 6, Toronto’s own Layla Hendryx is back with her reflective track “Remember.” Cooing over a light trap-inspired instrumental, her melodic flow is unique to culture.  Produced by Jmakk, this number opens up a new perspective on the plight of life, romance, and fame. A woman on a mission to enlighten,…

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