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Kwabs Gets Introspective in “Cheating On Me” Video

In the latest visual from Kwabs, the singer-songwriter takes a look at himself and the man he’s become in “Cheating On Me.” The Owe Youth-directed visual opens with innocent mirror reflections and transforms into deep introspection. Kwabs’ debut album Love + War is out now and available here.Watch the video for “Cheating On Me” below:

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Erykah Badu Set To Host 2015 Soul Train Awards

Erykah Badu has won quite a few awards in her career and now it’s her turn to host the festivities. Next month, Badu is set to host the 2015 Soul Train Awards. Back in 1998 Erykah Badu won the album of the year award for her project Baduizm. This years ceremony will honor Babyface with the legend…

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Watch The Internet’s Smokey “Get Away” Video

While halfway through their tour, The Internet share the music video for the opening track off their latest project Ego Death. The whole band comes together for this smokey slow-motion buzz of a visual for “Get Away,” weaving in-and-out of the realities of being in between love lives and having a good time. Ego Death is available on iTunes and…

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Kelela’s Anticipated ‘Hallucinogen EP’ Is Here

After much anticipation, the Los Angeles-based songstress Kelela dropped her latest body of work, Hallucinogen EP. The dark and sultry six-track release features buzzing favorite “Rewind”and production from previous collaborators Nguzunguzu and Kingdom, as well as DJ Dahi, Frank Dukes, Arca and herself. The project s the follow up to her 2013 debut Cut 4 Me, which also features Saint…

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Audio: Raury “Forbidden Knowledge” Feat. Big K.R.I.T.

As the release of the Raury‘s debut album All We Need approaches, the young musician quells our thirst for jams with his latest Big K.R.I.T.-assisted single, “Forbidden Knowledge.” The two talents dole out contemplative questions about the knowledge of the masses and what’s kept from us all: “Why does history repeat like a sequel? Well that’s forbidden knowledge.”  In…

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Pell’s New Music Video Is A Twisted Web Of Fate

New Orleans rapper Pell finds himself incidentally spun up in a web of trouble in the video for his song, “Café Du Monde.” He raps and sings over the first single from his upcoming album, LIMBO, all while playing the unlikely hero. The dark visuals enhance the thriller tone falling in line with any early October pre-Halloween vibes. LIMBO is due…

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Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palaces & Thundercat Form Mega Super Group

Flying Lotus, Shabazz Palaces and Thundercat comprise new super group titled WOKE, and today they drop their debut single. The track was originally set to be a solo Flying Lotus release, but the song showcases the collective strengths with additional funky vocals from George Clinton. Hopefully “The Lavishments of Light Looking” signifies more music to come from this…

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FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 12:  Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 12, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. Ferguson has experienced two days of violent protests since the killing but, tonight's protest was peaceful.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Filmmaker to Reveal the Truth On Ferguson Cover-Up With New Documentary

FERGUSON, MO – AUGUST 12: Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 12, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. Ferguson has experienced two days of violent protests since the killing but, tonight’s protest was peaceful. (Photo…

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Stream Fetty Wap’s Debut Album

If you’ve been listening to the radio in the past few months you’ve definitely heard “Trap Queen” and the Drake co-signed “My Way.” This Friday, Fetty Wap is set to release his self-titled debut album. Stream the album below via NPR and pre-order it here.

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BJ the Chicago Kid Covers Beloved Cuts From Raphael Saadiq & R. Kelly

In preparation of their second upcoming “Generations of Soul” event, E&J Brandy hook up with Raphael Saadiq, BJ the Chicago Kid and Lee Fields & The Expressions for a track release series of covers. All three artists will come together October 14th to take over the Thalia Hall in Chicago for live performances celebrating their love for soul…

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John Coltrane’s ‘Love Supreme’ Gets Special 50th Anniversary Release

This year marks the 50th anniversary of John Coltrane‘s A Love Supreme album, and Verve Music Group plans to celebrate with new release, A Love Supreme: The Complete Masters. This special edition will include everything from extra takes, overdubs and recorded conversations documented during it’s two day recording session back in 1964. The reissue will be presented in two…

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HANNAH Magazine Aims to Celebrate Black Women

In light of last nights huge wins for black women in television, we’re long overdue for a various reasons to celebrate each other. HANNAH Magazine aims to fill that hole of recognition. Their goal is “to highlight our diversity and provide a space where we can simply BE.” They are currently raising funds for the publication launch…

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