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Kelela

Kelela’s ‘Take Me Apart’ Embodies a Sensual, Agitated Romance

Kelela serves up a soulfully delicious pop-infused dish with a side of harsh truths about the emotional logistics of letting go and the liberating nature of newfound love in her debut project. The Washington-native has been a pioneer in her genre since the 2013 release of her first mixtape, Cut 4 Me. Two years later,…

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Kelela Take Me Apart

Kelela Shares Two New ‘Take Me Apart’ Tracks + Vinyl

R&B singer Kelela has released another new single titled “Waitin” just days ahead of the release of her debut album, Take Me Apart, which is set to drop this Friday, October 6th. The Ariel Rechtshaid, Jam City and kwes-produced track builds anticipation for the release of this project with heart-breaking lyrics co-written by Mocky. With her spiraling…

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ICYMI: Jazmine Sullivan and Bryson Tiller Share HBO-inspired “Insecure” Visual

For those of us who, like myself, are having withdrawals from the painfully relatable stories told on HBO’s Insecure, a new video has dropped to grant us our fix. Jazmine Sullivan and Bryson Tiller collaborated on the track “Insecure” back in August, which serves as the leading song to the season two soundtrack. From scenes shot…

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Jay-Z, Chloe x Halle, Cardi B and More to Perform at Tidal Hurricane Relief Concert

A slew of our favorite acts, such as Chloe x Halle, are set to perform on October 17th at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center for Tidal’s Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert. The streaming service has held annual benefit shows since 2015 that have featured performances from Beyoncé, Jay Z, Prince, and Usher. This year, Angie Martinez will host the…

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MAAD

Audio: MAAD, “Wonderland” feat. Jimi Tents

After luring us in with her debut EP Lé Funk, soulful songstress MAAD is back sharing a new track titled “Wonderland” featuring Brooklyn’s own budding rapper Jimi Tents. The New York based model, DJ and overall artist delivers her sultry vocals and vulnerable lyrics, co-written by Hannah Yadi, over a piping Lost Boyz sample. The R&B singer…

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Katherine Johnson

NASA Names Research Facility After Human Computer Katherine Johnson

It doesn’t have to be Black History Month to celebrate all of this Black girl magic! NASA has named its new research facility after real-life hidden figure Katherine Johnson. Known as the “human computer,” Katherine joined the NASA team in 1953 until she retired in 1986. The West Virginia native became a high school freshman by…

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Kari Faux Gracefully Drops Gems With ‘Primary’ Project

Kari Faux is back at it again and has surprised fans by dropping her new EP, Primary. Whether you where first introduced to the 22-year-old Little Rock native via her 2016 album Lost En Los Angeles, or by way of the soundtrack for HBO’s hit show Insecure, there’s no denying that this lyricist is here…

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