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ICYMI: Colin Kaepernick Inks Book Deal with Random House Imprint One World

Pioneering activist and former-NFL player Colin Kapernick is gearing up to add a new title to his bio. Having just inked an incredible deal with Random House imprint One World (publisher of previous books from Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jay-Z), the future author demonstrates the machine’s inability to keep him down. Since he opted out of his…

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Earl Sweatshirt and Kid Cudi to Release Apparel Collections at Camp Flog Gnaw

In addition to the vibrant Camp Flog Gnaw official merch on sale this weekend during the sold out festival, a couple of our favorite artists are chipping in to make sure your closets have all of what they need to remember the weekend. Earl Sweatshirt’s DEATHWORLD apparel line will be available for purchase at the…

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Tyler, The Creator Previews New Camp Flog Gnaw Merch

Tyler, The Creator‘s Camp Flog Gnaw, with its flawless lineup of performers, is going down this weekend, October 28th and 29th in Los Angeles. And while the sold out festival serves as the official kickoff to the rapper/musician/designer’s Flower Boy Tour, he’s stirring multiple creativity pots including a few in the style department. With the…

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Gabrielle Union, LeBron James and David E. Talbert to Develop ‘White Dave’ Comedy Series for ABC

The heartwarming brotherly bond that LeBron James shares with Dwyane Wade is one that Gabrielle Union has always spoken so highly of. More heartwarming is the familial connection the guys have nurtured beyond the two of them into their spouses and children. Union and James now sharing a comradeship of their own as a result…

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ICYMI: Watch the Enticing Video for dvsn’s “Mood”

dvsn remains hard at work as they’re already sharing a visual from their week-old sophomore LP Morning After. The fellas maintain their signature positions as solely sound purveyors for much of the video as viewers follow sultry surveillance of  a woman getting in the “Mood” for the arrival of her lover. Directed by LeSean Harris, the…

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Syd and Sampha Team Up for XL Recordings’ “Show Love”

To date, 2017’s music has been generous in the collaboration department. The latest comes from Sampha and Syd for XL Recordings’ Richard Russell. Titled “Show Love,” the downtempo number features an infectious bass groove that masterfully surfs Syd’s and Sampha’s vocals while the visual, complete with a mellow vibe that perfectly matches the track, uses Mahaneela Choudhury-Reid‘s…

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NxWorries’ ‘Yes, Lawd! Remixes’ Arrives November 17th

Yes, Lawd! came right on time as both Knxwledge and Anderson .Paak fans waited patiently for a Link Up & Suede follow up. Known collaboratively as NxWorries, the duo has a collection of remixes for their latest LP and the project is slated for release on November 17th. It’s incredibly unlike the guys to share…

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Watch BOSCO Revel in the “Adrenaline” of Love

The alluring BOSCO returns with another visual offering from her project b., “Adrenaline.” A track that sonically embodies the chemical reaction implied in the lyrics blends Pop, Rock and Electronic elements tailor-made for the mature aching of BOSCO’s lush vocals. Lacey Duke‘s mesmerizingly flawless direction shapes cinematic footage of  the singer-songwriter and her love interest played…

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ICYMI: Little Simz Humbles the Hype in “Good for What” Visual

Few words truly offer an adequate description of just how extraordinarily skilled Little Simz is. The British rapper is gearing up for the November 1st kickoff of her tour with a brand new single and visual offering. From a kickback with friends to riding her skateboard in the street, “Good For What” finds Simz going about her…

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Thundercat Shares Music Video for Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald-assisted “Show You The Way”

Thundercat‘s Drunk LP will undoubtedly prove to be a timeless album in a few decades. Each of the album’s tracks, no matter how peculiar, drip time-defying sound. “Show You The Way,” a standout number from the project, featuring Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins was an instant fave among all Thundercat fans before becoming a cherished collaboration…

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H.E.R. Displays Devoted Romance in the Official Video for “Every Kind of Way”

Along with a new single and preorder availability for her forthcoming project Vol. 2 – The B Sides, H.E.R. has shared the official video for Vol. 2 standout “Every Kind of Way.” Back in June, she shared a 10-minute short film for the track directed by Sean Frank. But the official music video for the…

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Audio: H.E.R., “2”

It’s always a Good Friday when H.E.R. has a new release. The singer announced yesterday via Instagram that her Vol. 2 follow up Vol. 2 – The B Sides is on the way. The project’s first single “2” was released today where the mysterious songstress shares the details of her lover’s misread perception of obliviousness. “I…

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