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Audio: Kintaro Feat. Anderson .Paak, “Mk”

Summer is finally here, and the bright uptempo Summer bops just keep coming! Los Angeles-based musician Kintaro, who you might recognize as Jameel Bruner, former keyboardist for The Internet and supertalent Thundercat’s younger brother, dropped off the electric and vibrant Universal EP via Alpha Pup Records. Kintaro is responsible for recording, mixing and mastering on top of singing and…

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Audio: Drake, “Signs”

We’re still spinning More Life and already OVO’s main man is gracing us with more. Drake‘s kaleidoscopic range combined with that consistent signature style really keep us impressed with the Toronto native. And since he’s no stranger to collaborative creative endeavors with luxury designers, his latest stunt will come as no surprise and simultaneously wow you.…

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Audio: Pharrell, “There’s Something Special”

Coming through with some much needed positivity, the great Pharrell Williams has shared a new jam. “There’s Something Special,” a soulful lullaby serving some seriously uplifting encouragement, is just one of five Despicable Me 3 soundtrack contributions from the singer-songwriter/producer/designer/radio host. This isn’t Pharrell’s first go at killing it in the movie soundtrack lane as…

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AUDIO: 6lack, “That Far”

As a native of the city, I must say 6lack has become a self-made hometown hero for all of Atlanta. Each song pre and post Free 6lack has been hit after hit, and now he’s released a short and sweet tune titled “That Far” as he and The Weeknd celebrate the final day of the “Starboy”…

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Audio: Khalid, “Young Dumb & Broke” Remix Ft. Rae Sremmurd & Lil Yachty

Khalid taps Rae Sremmurd and Lil Yachty for an American Teen Affair. Since his certified platinum hit “Location” and the successful debut of American Teen, the 19-year-old rising star has been hard at work maintaining his “dream come true.” Most recently teaming up with Calvin Harris and Future on “Rollin,” the El Paso native has also…

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AUDIO: Vince Staples, “Rain Come Down” ft. Ty Dolla $ign

We’re only two weeks away from Vince Staples‘ Big Fish Theory album release, but the Long Beach MC isn’t waiting until June 23rd to gift his fans with some new music. He’s just shared “Rain Come Down,” a bouncy-beat track  featuring Ty Dolla $ign that calls on each of their contrasting styles to project a parallel sound. The song’s high pulse rate balances…

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Audio: SZA, “Doves In The Wind” feat. Kendrick Lamar

It’s hard to think of a relatively new female R&B artist whose garnered as much of a cult fan-base as TDE’s own SZA. Since the release of her 2014 EP, Z, fans have never ceased in their quest for the songbird’s debut album. To our joy, our efforts have paid off and the finish line…

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Audio: Jorja Smith, “Teenage Fantasy”

U.K. songstress Jorja Smith returns with another encouraging loosie. In “Teenage Fantasy,” soulful vocals tunefully plead the sentiments of inner wisdom. Smith seems to coach herself through longing for that fairytale, adolescent love with reminders not to settle on who we make “the one” just to fit in. Having written the song at just 16…

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Audio: SassyBlack, “I’ll Wait For You”

Ahead of her sophomore release, SassyBlack returns with a new track “I’ll Wait For You.” An eclectic blend of electronic, soul, and jazz, Catherine “Cat” Harris-White expands on the benefits of “waiting” while in love and investing in someone you believe in. “Sometimes you fall for someone in an unbalanced fashion, HARD,” she shared with Nylon. “You…

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Audio: SZA, “Broken Clocks”

SZA pours out her confidence in moving forward on the third single from CTRL, “Broken Clocks.” Declaring she has no interest in a past love’s toxicity, the singer-songwriter lyrically explains that she’s beyond being the ride-or-die companion she once was now that her time is dedicated to the hustle. Despite the hardships of their relationships,…

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Audio: H.E.R., “Lights On”

By now, if you’re not with us on the H.E.R. super fan train, you’re missing out. Today, we were all glued to our devices for Zane Lowe‘s premiere of her third single from the forthcoming Vol. 2. In “Lights On,” the mermaid of mystery shares her mood and wants it on full display. With lyrics…

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Audio: The Pollyseeds, “Intentions” Feat. Chachi

Few artists are able to merge genres that are seemingly so different without a few misses, but The Pollyseeds are taking over to show us how it’s done. Since Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper and Kamasi Washington have each already made quite the name for themselves as genre-bending solo artists/musicians, we can’t think of a better…

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