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BOSCO Shares “Adrenaline” and Announces New Project, ‘b.’

This has certainly been a summer for revitalizing Atlanta’s associated sounds. Today, BOSCO re-fueled her recent hot streak with the release of “Adrenaline,” a steady, care-free track with intentions to sail you to a serene state. The southern-bred singer/songwriter also announced her new project b. is slated for release on August 11 via Fool’s Gold. Expected to be one of her most personal releases to date,…

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Bryndon Cook Announces Starchild & the New Romantic’s Forthcoming ‘Language’ Album via Rolling Stone

Those of you who’ve caught at least one of Solange’s live performances recently won’t be surprised that her band is comprised of musicians and singers with enough star power to put the entire Milky Way to shame. Bryndon Cook, musically known as Starchild & the New Romantic, is one of them and the Maryland-hailing singer-songwriter has…

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ICYMI: Terrace Martin and The Polly Seeds Share Marvel-worthy ‘Sounds of Crenshaw, Vol. 1’

Terrace Martin and The Polly Seeds have released their studio album Sounds of Crenshaw, Vol. 1 and while it’s everything we expected from a Terrace/Robert Glasper and Kamasi Washington collaboration, it still surpasses our wildest, multi-genre dreams. The thirteen-song project is formally categorized in the R&B/Soul section of online media stores, but what the cosmic…

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Damian Marley Guides Jay-Z’s Exploration of Music’s Origins in “BAM” Visual

Exploring part of music’s genesis, Rap hero Jay-Z heads to the heart of Jamaica in his latest visual for 4:44 stand out cut “BAM.” The Rohan Blair-Mangat-directed video captures the beauty of Jamaican natives, their cities and villages and the heavy influence their culture has had on Rap music. Alongside Reggae artist (and son of…

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Kelela Announces Debut Album ‘Take Me Apart’ in Heartfelt Note

Kelela has been mostly quiet since her last EP release and festival appearances, but the Electro-R&B singer has assured us today that she’s been hard at work. Through the ups and downs she mentions in a heartfelt letter to her Ride-or-Dies on social media, Kelela says she has not only been hearing us, but that she’s pushed forward and…

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Dave Chappelle Chats Censorship, Perspective and More With Kendrick Lamar for Interview Magazine

We honestly can’t ever get enough insight on the thoughts of Kendrick Lamar. The elusive rapper is a fave among many, but rarely does interviews and almost never does social media as he prefers to interact with fans through music and performance sets. Courtesy of Interview Magazine, we not only get one of the very…

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The Handsomely Magnetic ‘Broken Land’ from Kenneth Whalum Has Landed

Kenneth Whalum has been relatively quiet with solo releases since the Big K.R.I.T. assisted “Might Not Be OK.” But as Hip Hop and R&B’s quiet storm, the Memphis native’s musical contributions to Jay-Z (including his latest LP 4:44), Maxwell, John Legend and so many others prove that even when he’s not working, he maintains an…

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D’Angelo’s ‘Brown Sugar’ Album Gets Reissue in Double Disc Format

In 1995 when D’Angelo‘s debut LP was originally released, I was way too young to understand how important the project was. Fast forward two decades and it’s not only a staple in my music library, but a timeless album that has had major influence in the artistry of some of today’s best musicians and singers.…

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Watch VanJess “Touch The Floor” in Their New Music Video

Nigerian-American duo VanJess are back with a visual for “Touch the Floor,” their upbeat, dance-floor inspired track released late last year. Surprising the world with iconic covers of today’s most popular songs (including a cover of 21 Savage’s “X”), this sister act is gearing up to take the world by storm. The video finds Ivana…

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Watch the Must-see Visual for Sampha and Richard Russell Collab, “Close But Not Quite”

Not that we’re even close to over Sampha‘s stunning debut album Process, but we really can’t ever get enough of the one-of-a-kind crooner. That’s precisely why today is really a great day. In collaboration with XL Recordings’ Richard Russell, the British singer-songwriter and musician plunges deeper into our hearts with “Close But Not Quite,” the…

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Barry Jenkins to Direct a James Baldwin Novel-adapted Film

For our own obsession, we’re relieved to know that Barry Jenkins is already back at work on his next project. Following the well-deserved success of his critically acclaimed, multi-award winning feature film Moonlight, the director extraordinaire’s next film will be an adaption of James Baldwin’s If Beale Street Could Talk. The 1974 novel tells the story…

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The ‘Aromanticism’ Album from Moses Sumney is Coming

Moses Sumney‘s debut full-length album is on it’s way and we’re honestly out of control with enthusiasm and anticipation. Exactly two weeks ago, the singer and musician shared a haunting, Allie Avital-directed visual for his latest single “Doomed” along with news of his tour that officially kicks off in August following a few festival stops…

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