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Common, Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins Render First August Greene Performance in Tiny Desk Concert

Common, Rob Glasper and Karriem Riggins are August Greene and in case you haven’t heard, their self-titled, debut album is slated for release on March 9th. The trio has already rendered the project’s first (and spectacular) live performance for a special NPR Tiny Desk Concert with surprise guests Brandy, Maimouna Youssef and Andra Day. Needless…

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Billboard To Honor Andra Day With ‘Powerhouse’ Award

Andra Day has been effortlessly making her mark within the music industry. Last year, Day released her debut album Cheers to the Fall which peaked at number 48 on the US Billboard 200 chart. The album garnered nominations for Best R&B Album while the album’s lead single “Rise Up” received a nomination for Best R&B…

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DNC Continues With Rousing Performances from Andra Day and Alicia Keys

The Democratic National Convention’s second evening continued to tug on America’s heartstrings with rousing performances, revolutionary solidarity and Hillary Clinton‘s formal nomination as the Democratic Presidential nominee. Sybrina Fulton, Lesley McSpadden and other “Mothers of the Movement” who lost their children at the hand of law enforcement, set the stage with an emotional speech. Sharing their stories…

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Recap: Black Girls Rock!

It is almost impossible to put into words the magic that was this years BLACK GIRLS ROCK! awards show. Hosted by the always amazing and vibrant, Tracee Ellis Ross, who opened the show with a medley of songs by amazing black girls. The show featured a slew of great performances, acceptance speeches and monumental moments…

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Audio: Andra Day, “No Makeup” (Kendrick Lamar Cover)

R&B newcomer Andra Day had an impressive rise to popularity last year, and undoubtedly so, with a sound reminiscent of jazz legends acquainted with modern soul. And just as she got heads to turn in the beginning, leading her to grab a Warner Bros. record deal and release a successful debut album, Cheers to the Fall, Day is back with a…

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