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Mick Jenkins

Listen to Mick Jenkins’ Pre-album Mixtape ‘Or More; The Anxious’

Mick Jenkins has offered up a pre-album project meant to explore musical ideas and concepts free from the barriers of a particular method. The seven-track tape, titled or more; the anxious, includes previously released numbers “A Layover” and “Vampire in Brooklyn” as well as five new jams that flaunt the Chicago rapper’s signature relaxed flows.…

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Solange Curates & Stars In New Calvin Klein Campaign: “Our Family. Our Music” #MyCalvins

Today Calvin Klein released their newest campaign: “Our Family. Our Music” #MYCALVINS”. The first rollout of the campaign was curated and stars our very own, Solange alongside her chosen musical family of singers/songwriters: Kelela, Kindness, Dev Hynes, and Caroline Polachek. The group was hand-picked by Solange herself and photographed by Willy Vanderperre. “The evolved #MYCALVINS concept…

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Watch Chance The Rapper Host A Special Thanksgiving Episode of SNL

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, who better to help ring-in the holiday cheer than Chance The Rapper?! Over the weekend, he made his second appearance on Saturday Night Live, marking his debut as the show’s host with an opening monologue themed around Turkey Day. Shortly after taking the stage, the Chicago emcee/activist made a pledge to donate…

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Earl Sweatshirt’s DEATHWORLD Collection is Now Available Online

A few weeks ago, Camp Flog Gnaw was the place to be for all things music, art and style related. The two-day carnival was even the official pre-launch site for Earl Sweatshirt‘s DEATHWORLD apparel line. Today, the official DEATHWORLD site made it’s grand debut with a full, eye-catching collection of joggers, rugby shirts, hoodies, socks, caps…

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ICYMI: Dave Chappelle’s Third Netflix Special Arrives New Year’s Eve

It’s been an awesome year for comedy with the return of Dave Chappelle and it’s going to end with just as much of a bang. The comedian’s third and final Netflix stand-up special arrives on December 31st. The first two (released back in March) provided everything we’ve missed from the beloved comic and with high…

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Jaden Smith

Jaden Smith Takes You on a Sonic and Lyrical Journey with ‘SYRE’

After three years in the making, Jaden Smith has finally released a full length album for the fans. A mirror of Jaden’s full birth name (Jaden Christopher Syre Smith), the 17-track album is eponymously titled SYRE and comes complete with features and assists from the likes of A$AP Rocky, Raury and his sister Willow Smith. The tracklist and…

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Xavier Omär’s ‘Pink Lightning’ EP is Tempestuous Joy

After making himself top priority over a toxic relationship in “Runnin’ Around,” Xavier Omär‘s romantic story continues unfolding in the Pink Lightning EP. Much like all real life romantic encounters, these love songs reveal tempestuous joy. The unease of detaching from expired love in the opening track blossoms into colorful feelings of being happily “Stuck” with…

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Revisit Saint Heron’s “17 Wards of Wonder” During Prospect 3 Featuring Kelis, SZA, and Katey Red

As the citywide visual and cultural art engagement Prospect 4 begins this weekend in New Orleans on November 18th, we’re revisiting our 2014 Saint Heron and Prospect 3 collaboration with Kelis, SZA and Katey Red for our original multidisciplinary art experience, “Amen! Amen! The 17 Wards of Wonder”! The three part experience celebrated the unique…

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Starchild & The New Romantic Announces ‘Language’ LP and Shares Compelling “Hangin On” Visual

Groove lord Bryndon Cook returns with the newest Starchild & The New Romantic offering titled “Hangin On.” From his forthcoming Language LP due “early next year,” the compelling visual weaves a series of layered messages together with a vintage flair in an homage to Martin Luther King’s letter at Birmingham and other heroes of those…

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Tiffany Haddish Lands Two More Movie Deals

Since her scene-stealing role in Girls Trip, Tiffany Haddish has been racking up win after win. She recently scored a book deal and according to IMDB she also has 2 films in post-production and one in pre-production. Now, per Variety, news of Tiffany’s dried ink for The Kitchen and The Temp are confirmed. Based on a DC Comic,…

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Tyler, The Creator Announces Joint Tour With Vince Staples In 2018

This year brought us Tyler, The Creator‘s beaming fourth studio album, Flower Boy, along with Vince Staples‘ sophomore album Big Fish Theory. Now, the two pioneering artists have announced a collaboration to keep you on edge until 2018. The duo will kickoff their joint tour in Vancouver in January, hitting NYC, San Francisco, Miami, Chicago…

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14 Books to Add to Your Library

It’s the time of year where most of us prefer to stay inside enveloped in the comforting warmth of our bed linens. But when TGIT takes its usual winter hiatus and Black-ish (and all of our other favorite shows) season ends, boredom creeps in and fast. Instead of letting your desperation for adventure drag you…

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