Moses Sumney

Moses Sumney’s “Make Out in My Car” Evolves into ‘Chameleon Suite’ Remixes EP

Moses Sumney can do absolutely no wrong with his unique, unboxable touch to sonic art. Aromanticism, an easy favorite album of 2017, with it’s varying visuals, acoustic performance recordings and innovative pop up installations is a compilation of standouts where no track – whether rapturously blended in theater orchestra-tinged Rock elements like “Lonely World” or just…

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Tyler, The Creator

ICYMI: Tyler, The Creator Releases “435”

Tyler, The Creator is busy with his various productions from Camp Flog Gnaw to new music. Still, he’s managed to shower fans with unreleased loosies, enough to keep us more than satisfied as we await what’s next from him. The Los Angeles-based artist and businessman’s latest vault release is “435,” an under-two-minute harangue about a…

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Solange Honored at The New School’s 70th Annual Parsons Benefit

Yesterday, our own Solange Knowles was honored at The New School’s 70th Annual Parsons Benefit. With video presentations from Missy Elliott, Pharrell and Erykah Badu, the prestigious institution celebrated Solange as a trailblazing embodiment of “the university’s commitment to creativity and innovation.” Rapper and real-life friend Vince Staples was in attendance to present remarks on…

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#NFROMTHEWAVE’s “Pashun” is a Positive Presentation of Blended Talents

A New York-bred newcomer by the name #NFROMTHEWAVE has a sound worth tuning in to. Working as a rapper, singer, songwriter and producer, his newest offering “Pashun,” is paired with an empowering message on the concept of individuality. The song is conceptualized into a playful video, where we see the Brooklynite exude the youthful character of his 21-year-old self…

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Watch Cardi B’s Matrimonial Warning Visual for “Be Careful”

Fewer things embody more beauty and power than a pregnant woman and Cardi B is showing and proving that after sweating it out in the desert for her “Be Careful” music video. The Invasion of Privacy cut was already a sharp number alone. Now, with its Jora Frantzis-directed visual, it’s a piercing exhibit of the fact…

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ICYMI: Watch DeCarlo’s “Mind Up” Visual

If emerging artist DeCarlo looks familiar, it’s because you’ve probably seen him on Vh1’s ‘Growing Up Hip Hop’ show. If his smooth voice sounds familiar, it’s because you’ve likely heard him featured on tracks from Romeo Miller, Ace B and more. As he delves further into his solo work, the Brazil-born singer and songwriter shared…

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SZA Releases Donald Glover-Starring Visual for “Garden”

TDE’s leading lady SZA is still riding the wave from her grammy-nominated debut album Ctrl and has blessed our feeds with yet another visual. “Garden” is a luscious and sentimental track from the project for which SZA enlists Toronto’s youngest rising director Karena Evans to create a perfect visual to help tell the story. Guest starring Donald Glover (who…

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Anderson .Paak Shares “Bubblin” Single and Visual

Summer is already looking up in the music department, if not for the weather alone. Anderson .Paak is one of the many artists making sure of it as he kicks up the momentum with his second single in two months. Today the rapper, singer and musician shares “Bubblin,” a charmingly cocky number that’s guaranteed to…

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Questlove to Embark on Orchestral, Prince Tribute Tour

Questlove, Prince’s music and live strings are just a few of our favorite things and anyone who can relate is about to have them all in one. The late Prince’s estate has approved an orchestral road show dubbed “4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince” curated by the musician, author and admitted fan of the purple…

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Watch the Official Trailer for Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman

Spike Lee‘s Jordan Peele collaboration BlacKkKlansman premiered at Cannes Film Festival over the weekend and its official trailer has finally reached those of us wishing we could have been there to see it. The film, which is said to have received a more-than-ten-minute standing ovation, stars John David Washington and is based on true events. It’s also…

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Childish Gambino Debuts Thought Provoking Visual for New Single, “This Is America”

Donald Glover, musically known as Childish Gambino, had quite the weekend. After hosting Saturday Night Live (May 5) and performing a brand new song, he surprisingly debuted the official video for “This Is America.” The thought provoking visual, which became one of the internet’s biggest trending topics within minutes of its release, opens up beautifully…

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Cudjo Lewis

Firsthand Account of Atlantic Slave Trade by Last Known Captive to be Published in Book by Zora Neale Hurston

Literary legend Zora Neale Hurston has a posthumous book on the way and it’s certainly one we’ll all want to get our hands on. Sometime during the 1930s she located and interviewed Cudjo Lewis, the last surviving captive who was aboard the last slave ship from Africa to America. The interviews, which predate the writing…

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