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Solange To Headline Pitchfork Festival Alongside A Tribe Called Quest and LCD Soundsystem

Summer is looking glorious, and the festival announcements only seem to be getting better. Pitchfork Festival is known to bring together an eclectic group of artists that have a common sense of independence to Union Park in Chicago, IL every year. This year, our boss lady Solange Knowles is joining forces with the iconic A Tribe Called…

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Listen to Steve Lacy’s Debut Masterpiece, ‘Steve Lacy’s Demo’

The Internet‘s youngest, Steve Lacy released Steve Lacy’s Demo, his debut 6-cut song series in step to his band members’ Syd and Matt Martian‘s solo projects that came out earlier this month. The 18 year-old producer, singer-songwriter and guitarist has been thanked for a helping hand in the groovy, new & improved sounds from The Internet’s debut album, Ego…

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Listen To Thundercat’s Wondrously Dreamy New Album, ‘Drunk’

Soul maverick Thundercat is back, and Drunk is relevant in all the right places. The new album comes after his 2015 mini-album The Beyond / Where the Giants Raom, and right on time, the star-studded Drunk comes amplifying the beautiful vocals we know and love from Thundercat along with collaborators including Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, Kamasi Washington, Wiz Khalifa, and…

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LIKE’s New “Mushroom Cloud” Visual is A Psychoactive Animation

Brother LIKE of the trend-setting California trio Pac Div has a psychedelic appeal that keeps him ahead of the curve. His newest visual accompanies “Mushroom Cloud,” the opening song from his first full length album, Songs Made While High. After scoring just enough herb for himself and a lady friend, the increasingly sought-after producer finds himself floating through the animated universe on a self proclaimed mushroom…

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Watch Erykah Badu’s 1995 Live Rendition of “On & On” at an Open Mic in Brooklyn

The earth mother of music, Erykah Badu, has shared a throwback clip of a performance from her days as a newcomer. On the heels of the 20th Anniversary of Baduizm’s release, the legendary songstress recalls “taking the first leap” at an open mic in Brooklyn’s Moon Café. Her live rendition of “On & On” which…

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Solange, Pharrell, Lil Wayne & More Announced to Perform at The 10th Annual Roots Picnic

Food, fun and music in the sun are among the wonderful things to look forward to at a legendary Roots Picnic. This year, we’re excited to add a performance from our very own Solange to our long list of things to anticipate. After diverting from years of Philadelphia tradition to hold the picnic in New York last year, The Roots will bring their…

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Get to Know Jidenna in Long Awaited Debut, ‘The Chief’

The wait is over. After two years since the release of his chart-topping track “Classic Man,” Jidenna shares his long-awaited album, The Chief. We got our first taste of the motherland inspired debut with “Long Live the Chief,” “Chief Don’t Run,” “Little Bit More,” and most recently the trap influenced “The Let Out,” featuring Quavo. The Wondaland signee…

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Sonder Releases First EP, Into

Maryland native Brent Faiyaz made a lot of noise in 2016. The soulful R&B singer released his first EP ( A.M. Paradox) was recently featured on Goldlink‘s song “Crew,” and released several mixes on Soundcloud with fellow Sonder members, producers Dpat and Atu. The group known for their hit single “Too Fast” finally stopped teasing fans and shared the…

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Watch Troi Irons’ Ominous Visual for “Today”

Following the release of her debut Turbulence EP, Troi Irons premiered the eclectic visual for “Today” via Interview Magazine. In the video, the slow-burning track is paired with long cuts and wide-angle shots that perfectly accentuate the L.A. artists’ dark aesthetic. The Sebastian Sdaigui-directed visual finds the singer in a vulnerable place, challenging her restrictions and questioning her existence. Still,…

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Check Out an Animated Little Simz in Colorful Visual for “Picture Perfect”

Little Simz gets trippy in her latest visual for “Picture Perfect.” The U.K. phenom pairs animation and psychedelic art to create a dope backdrop for the mellow yet confident track from her Stillness In Wonderland project, which dropped in December. Directed by Jeremy Cole, the colorful clip is a sight for sore eyes. Check out the video…

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Saint Heron Remembers Funk King Walter “Junie” Morrison

The iconic Walter “Junie” Morrison has passed away at the age of 62, OkayPlayer reports. The multi-talented Ohio native and founder of legendary funk band The Ohio Players is the mastermind behind those funked up, synthy grooves from the ’70s that heralded a permanent shift in music. Morrison was also a contributing member of Parliament-Funkadelic…

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Watch NxWorries’ Cleverly Scripted “What More Can I Say” on Fallon

NxWorries hit the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon stage for last night’s Valentine’s Day episode. Performing “What More Can I Say” from the duo’s debut Yes Lawd! LP, Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge performed the mellow jam alongside a live string trio in a living room-like set up. As the performance opens .Paak is found asleep…

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