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Women Band Together For Historical Women’s March on Washington

This Saturday, January 21, 2017, both women and men will gather in our nation’s capitol at the intersection of Independence Avenue and SW Third Street for what will be the Women’s March on Washington. Founded on five unity principles like ending violence, reproductive rights and civil rights, the Women’s March on Washington is aiming “to send a bold…

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Bryson Tiller Announces New Album ‘True To Self’

Bryson Tiller recently shared a tweet announcing his sophomore album, True To Self. Back in October, the Louisville native teased fans by mentioning an album was underway and later followed up with his latest single “Let Me Explain.” Since the release of 2015’s Trapsoul, his career has taken off. In addition to his debut LP going platinum,…

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Remembering Nigerian Funk Musician William Onyeabor

On Monday, January 16th, the Luaka Bop label announced the passing of Nigerian funk musician William Onyeabor. At 70 years old, Onyeabor passed in his sleep after suffering a brief illness at his home in Enugu, Nigeria. In the ’70s, Onyeabor managed to single-handedly record, press, and print a series of groundbreaking synth-funk albums in…

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EBONY Magazine Reminds Us “Yes, We Still Can” in February 2017 Issue

In a time where many feel hopeless, EBONY Magazine reminds us that even in the midst of misfortune, “Yes, We Still Can.” The February 2017 issue features cover art by artist Kadir Nelson and 10 of Black America’s leading thinkers and their thoughts on how to “keep hope and progress alive the next four years.” Although the past…

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Chat #BlackArtMatters With Saint Heron For Our Black Art Appreciation Week

The Saint Heron team is launching a new weekly series on our Twitter to chat with you, our loyal supporters. Week by week, we’ll be catching up on what’s new and/or utterly buzzworthy as it pertains to the work of lesser-known creatives. We’re kicking the series off this week with #BlackArtMatters, an appreciation for visual…

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Solange Set To Perform Free Houston Super Bowl LIVE Festival

There will be always something special about an artist returning to their hometown to perform. On February 2nd Solange will return to her native Houston for a FREE (yes, free) to the public pre-Super Bowl LI music festival. Solo will take on Houston Super Bowl LIVE alongside the likes of fellow Houston natives Robert Glasper, Ingrid,…

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Saint Heron Wishes First Lady Michelle Obama A Happy Birthday

Today marks the day First Lady Michelle Obama turns a staggering 53 years young, and it’s her last birthday in the White House. Over the course of the last eight years Black women, men, and children (as well as the rest of the world) have witnessed Mrs. Obama embody grace, style and class while representing…

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Kilo Kish Shares Tense Video for “Obsessing”

Soft-spoken MC and creative Kilo Kish seems to have it all put together even after releasing her most vulnerable work to date, the debut album Reflections in Real Time. On the contrary, Kish might still feel the pressure of the day-to-day grind of workaholic America. Her latest visual for “Obsessing” hints at that as she rushes through a vast parking…

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Issa Rae and Jussie Smollett Join Forces for New ‘GIANTS’ Web Series

After landing a Golden Globe nomination for her hit HBO series Insecure, Issa Rae is heading back to her roots with a new YouTube series titled Giants. Executive produced by both Rae and Empire star Jussie Smollett, Giants was created, written and directed by James Bland.  The show will make its debut on January 25th at 8pm EST and will star Vanessa Baden, William Catlett and…

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ICYMI: Hear SassyBlack’s ‘Pop Treasury Vol. 1’ Dedication to NSYNC

SassyBlack’s early days of toying with garage band beats have served her well. Now the most seasoned version of her singer-songwriter/producer self, she’s just released an electric beat tape titled, Pop Treasury Vol. 1: *NSYNC. According to CityArts Online, Cat “SassyBlack” Harris-White has always adored boy and girl bands like the Jackson 5, SWV and New Edition, as…

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Kevin Hart Creates ‘A Black Man’s Guide to History’

Kevin Hart wants everyone to stop in the name of Black History… and comedy. Though a rare combination, the comedian’s freshly announced TV special will be a joint venture on humor and recognition for under-acknowledged Black history figures. Titling the program A Black Man’s Guide to History, Hart plans to take a “hysterical, but important” look at lesser-known…

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Queen Ifrica Releases New Single “Trueversation” & Announces New Album ‘Climb’

Calling for global change, reggae songstress Queen Ifrica returns to not only a debut new single “Trueversation,” but also to announce the release of her third studio album Climb. Accompanied by Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, actions speak louder than words on “Trueversation.” Ifrica uses Climb, slated for release March 3rd, as a platform to discuss self-worth, police brutality in America and more.…

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