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Janelle Monae Releases Mysterious “Dirty Computer” Trailer-Teaser

Other than activism and supporting the outstanding releases from her Wondaland artists, it’s been mostly quiet from Janelle Monae after the success of Hidden Figures. Today, the Kansas City-born multi hyphenate announced her latest release “Dirty Computer” with an EMOTION PICTURE trailer-teaser. “They drained us of our dirt, and all the things that made us…

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Drake Uses $1Mil Video Budget for “God’s Plan” to Bless Others

Just when you think you can’t love Drake any more than you already do, he’ll tug you by your heart deeper into a fawning fangirl state. The 6 God demonstrates true benevolence in his latest video for “God’s Plan” that will make even the toughest cookie crumble into teary emotions. Using his nearly $1mil budget…

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PJ Morton Announced ‘Gumbo Unplugged’ and Releases Live Visual for “How Deep is Your Love”

Grammy-nominated artist PJ Morton doesn’t have plans to slow his creative momentum this year and we’re all but complaining. After releasing the thoughtful and loving Gumbo just last year, a release date for his next project was just announced. Gumbo Unplugged arrives March 9th and will feature the original album’s songs in live arrangements performed by…

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TDE Releases “King’s Dead” Visual and ‘Black Panther the Album’ Bundles

This afternoon TDE dropped their newest visual for “King’s Dead” featuring Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future and James Blake. Arriving a week after the stunning “All The Stars” visual, director Dave Free takes high-energy to a new peak with footage of the artists channeling ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ in a chaotic stock exchange office and…

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ICYMI: Watch Moses Sumney’s Intimate Live Performance of “Quarrel”

Moses Sumney’s Aromanticism was one of last year’s most monumental music releases. The tenderhearted themes and intrinsic exploration of the singer’s own sentient complexities was indisputably both seraphic (musically) and thought-provoking (lyrically). After touring the album in the later part of 2017, Moses stopped by 99 Scott in Brooklyn to record an acoustic rendition of…

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Frank Ocean Unexpectedly Drops “Moon River” Cover

In the wee hours of the morning, Frank Ocean released a cover of Audrey Hepburn’s “Moon River” from the 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany’s. In true Frank fashion there was no warning or announcement; just a simplistic post with a caption that reads “in the late nite” on his personal Tumblr page. Fans flocked to…

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Valentine’s Day R&B/Soul Duets Appreciation

When thinking about R&B/Soul music it’s important to acknowledge the genre’s chameleon-like power. When you’re in the mood to dance, when you’re feeling sexy, when you’re mad as hell, when you feel alone, when you need to “say it with your chest,” when you’re in tears and shower-wall sliding into the pit of your emotions……

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Kelela’s ‘Take Me Apart’ Tour to Return to Europe, Canada and Select U.S. Cities

After the release of her debut album and her first-ever headlining tour in 2017, Kelela is ready to slay 2018 too. Her Take Me Apart Tour was a huge success and as a result, the singer is reviving it for some spot dates in select U.S. cities as well as Canada and Europe. NYC’s Irving…

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Chloe x Halle Assuredly Declare “The Kids are Alright” in New Visual

The multi-talented sister duo we can’t get enough continues to move through 2018 with a healthy momentum and we couldn’t be more proud of their determination and evolution. Last month Chloe x Halle premiered two new songs “Grown” (the theme song for FreeForm’s grown-ish – which they also co-star in with Yara Shahidi) and “The Kids…

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Kendrick Lamar & TDE’s ‘Black Panther the Album’ Arrives

TDE is already winning 2018 and we sort of saw it coming when news that Kendrick Lamar and Top (Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith) himself were behind production and curation for the soundtrack of Marvel’s Black Panther film. Appropriately dubbed Black Panther the Album, the project contains fourteen high energy tracks matching what we imagine the…

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Ravyn Lenae’s Steve Lacy-produced EP ‘Crush’ is Groundbreaking Music

Ravyn Lenae and Steve Lacy are the collaborative duo we never knew we needed and their joint EP Crush is the proof. With the Chicago-hailing songstress’ soulful voice dancing all over Lacy’s breezy production and sumptuously textured guitar chords, each track testifies in favor of the fluidity of both of their signature panaches. The EP…

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Kendrick Lamar and SZA Release “All The Stars” Video for Black Panther

Black Panther is set to be an event the film industry never saw coming. It isn’t even out yet and it’s already breaking records, and people are planning outfits to see the film. Music fans have also been delighted by the announcement of Kendrick Lamar as the soundtrack’s producer. Today the TDE family has given…

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