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Solange Fulfills Dream Come True Performance With Incubus

Teenage dreams do come true! Earlier this year, our Boss Lady Solange penned a powerful letter to her teenage-self offering encouraging words to the younger Solo while uplifting readers in the process. The intimate ode also mentioned her crush on the lead singer of Incubus and a memorable period of her youth that she defined as “the…

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Thundercat Takes “Tokyo” in His Latest Video

Thundercat explores the technicolor city of Tokyo in his recent Jun Hanamoto-Hearn helmed visual. Throughout the song, the bass lover streams through all of the reasons why he adores the Japanese city so. The clip serves as the first visual from Thundercat’s recent album, Drunk that features close collaborators Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, Michael McDonald…

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Solange Will Perform At This Year’s AFROPUNK Fest In Brooklyn

Just in case you needed another reason to secure your tickets to AFROPUNK Fest in Brooklyn this year, we have a feeling you’re about to get it. In addition to Saint Heron’s previously announced collaboration with the festival, our very own Solange Knowles was just announced as the headlining performer to close out Saturday’s show. The two…

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SZA Re-defines the “Supermodel” Perception with a New Visual

It’s clear that SZA lives her entire life outside of the box, and we’ve enjoyed every moment she’s shared with us since the release of Ctrl. Today, the TDE vocalist gifts us with a visual to “Supermodel,” the introductory tune from her debut album rooted in a revelation of self-love and internal discovery. The mystical music video begins with a glimpse of what I…

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Kelela Updates Fans with New ‘Take Me Apart’ Details

Just a bit over two weeks ago we learned that we’d finally be getting Kelela’s debut album “very soon.” The Ethiopian-American songstress has been a longtime holder of our hearts since before her vocal assists on A Seat at the Table, and even before the angelically feminine warmth of her Hallucinogen EP. Today, Kelela has…

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Mahershala Ali and Danny Glover Star in Jay-Z’s “Adnis” Visual

Jay-Z, who has already set the bar extremely high, has shared a new visual for 4:44 bonus track “Adnis.” Originally used in the album’s debut promotional trailer, the full length music video features actors Mahershala Ali and Danny Glover. Ali plays the role of a boxer whose coach, played by Glover, has a spirit-like presence.…

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PJ Morton, BJ The Chicago Kid and The HamilTones Remind Us That “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright”

Maroon 5’s soulful keyboardist PJ Morton is blazing his own trail with his equally successful solo career. His new video for “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright,” features BJ The Chicago Kid and The HamilTones who give the record extra flare. The song is a simple reminder that despite the current state of the world, we are…

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Kendrick Lamar and Rihanna Join Forces for the Riveting “Loyalty” Visual

For obvious reasons, we just can’t seem to put down the DAMN. album. Kendrick Lamar adds to his library of cinematic visuals today with the release of “Loyalty,” a crowd favorite featuring Rihanna. The plot begins in a room full of dancers testing Lamar’s surface connection to the song’s title. As the story unfolds, our two stars appear to be accomplices in…

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KONA Implores Her “Working Woman” to Make Time for Love

There’s much to be said about the enchanting creativity that KONA consistently delivers. From her style to her music, the singer-songwriter’s eccentric allure and playful demeanor is just the cherry on top. In a new visual for “Working Woman” she finds herself at the mercy of her lover’s workload. Atop a seductive bass groove produced…

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Tyler, The Creator and Steve Lacy Deliver Futuristic Nostalgia on ‘The Late Show’

We’re starting a petition to request the names Tyler, The Creator and Steve Lacy be added as synonyms to the word “charming” in every reference text. Late night television got some soul last night as the fellas serenaded the stage of Stephen Colbert’s The Late Show to the mellow groove of duet number “911.” The Soul Train-inspired…

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ICYMI: Jay-Z Offers Cinematic Surrender in “Kill Jay Z” Visual

In a short and to-the-point visual for “Kill Jay Z,” Brooklyn’s finest tapers the 4:44 opener to hit a few marks with intentional focus on the importance of the ego’s surrender. Directors Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz’s approach to the fourth short from Hov’s latest masterpiece is a cinematic nudge that subtly forces our attention…

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The Pollyseeds Have “Intentions” to Vibe Out with Friends in Latest Visual

The west coast is already the location of everyone’s dreams for its perfect weather, palm tree/mountain-lined scenery and beachy lifestyle. But Terrace Martin‘s The Pollyseeds have just added another plus in the form of what looks like the best, high energy but low-key party in Los Angeles. The visual for Sounds of Crenshaw, Vol. 1‘s…

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