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Flying Lotus Will Be Bringing Visual Alchemy To His New 3D Tour.

Following the premiere of his sui generis 3D experience at FYF Fest in June, Flying Lotus is gearing up to showcase a new live, 3D multimedia set to cities across his North American tour. Integrated with elaborate light production and giant screens, the creative polymath intends to give fans a visual improvisation experience that can…

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ICYMI: ABC’s Black-ish Enlists The Roots for Juneteenth Education Song

Never failing to directly, and tastefully, address uncomfortable and unjust realities, ABC’s Black-ish is the comedy series that’s an easy favorite among the plethora of surface sitcoms out now. The show’s Season Four premiere flawlessly upheld its reputation with a Juneteenth-themed storyline. Iconic, genre-crossing band The Roots stepped in for an educational tune that explains…

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Watch Kali Uchis Join Tyler, The Creator for Acoustic Rendition of “See You Again”

Tyler, The Creator‘s Flower Boy sent us reeling into a music utopia a bit over two months ago and we still can’t get enough of it, even with its recent pick up in radio spins. Now we’ve got a charming live rendition of “See You Again” to throw into the mix, and it includes the…

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Mysterious Singer H.E.R. Announces ‘Lights On’ Tour

R&B’s favorite mystery lady H.E.R. just wrapped her leg of Tiller’s “Set It Off ” tour and she’s already gearing up to get back on the road this fall. In a slow burning reveal via Instagram, the singer announced the Lights On Tour kicking off on November 5th in D.C. The singer-songwriter/musician will tour several U.S.…

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ICYMI: Chance The Rapper Debuts “First World Problems” with Daniel Caesar on Colbert

The dream duo we never knew we needed manifested on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” Chance The Rapper debuted a new song featuring the sonically magnetic Daniel Caesar titled “First World Problems.” The song was initially untitled but Chance took to Twitter to change that. The father, rapper and hometown hero’s powerful lyrics sail Caesar’s…

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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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Today Marks the 1 Year Anniversary of Solange’s Wholly Grail Hymnal ‘A Seat at the Table’

On September 30, 2016, Solange’s third full-length studio album A Seat at the Table arrived with a host of expectations from supporters (and general spectators). What would earn our fearless leader her first Billboard No. 1 album, first SNL performance, first Grammy win, first Webby award and an array of other firsts was so much…

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Beyoncé Will Donate Proceeds of New “Mi Gente” Remix to Hurricane Relief

Beyoncé Knowles has been active with Hurricane Relief efforts in her hometown of Houston and she’s now expanding her support to those impacted by this year’s record-setting hurricane season. Since tragedies have deeply affected our neighbors in Puerto Rico, Mexico, and surrounding the Caribbean Islands, she joins Latinx music stars J. Balvin and Willy Williams for…

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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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Aromanticism & the Flowery, Lovesome Loneness of Moses Sumney’s Identity

We all anticipated the dreamy foliage of Moses Sumney’s voice to offer a stunning debut with his first studio album Aromanticism. But the 11-track LP is really like an audio-theater show into the bliss and complexities of life as an aromantic. The ethereal vocalist and musician told The FADER, “I was in my apartment in…

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