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Audio: Frank Ocean, “Chanel”

Our elusive king of thought-provokingly honest artistry has returned with his first solo single since the release of Blonde and we couldn’t be happier. Last night on his Beats 1 Radio show ‘blonded RADIO,’ Frank Ocean premiered a new single titled “Chanel.” Ocean’s cool, calm and collected confidence beam through the lyrics over minimalist piano chords and…

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Audio: Syd, “Body”

We’re just ten days away from the release of Syd‘s solo debut album Fin and she’s been gracious enough to drop off another single titled “Body” just two weeks after the project’s lead single “All About Me” and its accompanying visual debuted. Switching gears from a more Trap-influenced sound, “Body” is a lusty number that…

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Vince Staples Announces New “S E A B S” Beats 1 Radio Show

Vince Staples has been busy this year. After dropping his seven track EP Prima Donna and the 10 minute music video combining all its tracks, Staples has been speaking up on issues affecting our generation. The Long Beach native was even a panelist alongside Raekwon, Pete Rock, French Montana, Scarface and Angie Martinez at Complexcon‘s panel discussion on…

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Audio: Sonya Teclai, “Dance With Me”

Ebro premieres Sonya Teclai’s new single “Dance With Me” on Beats 1 Radio. After the release of her latest EP Heatwave, Teclai shares her latest 90’s inspired track bringing sensual sounds to groove alongside.  Teclai attributes her love for heavy drums and true grit to her East African background. “Dance With Me” embodies elements of intense…

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Audio: Leikeli47, “Money”

After her self-produced “Girl Gang” landed a spot on Madden NFL 17 and a feature on Aluna George’s “Mean What I Mean,” Leikeli47 returns with her new single “Money.” The Bed-stuy born rapper is most easily identifiable by the various masks she wears to ensure her music is the focus, but it’s hard to be…

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Tiffany Gouché Dishes On Life and Music With Beats 1 Soulection

“If you ain’t about love, then what are you about,” asks singer/songwriter/producer Tiffany Gouché. Having recently wrapped a 28-city tour for which she supported JMSN, Gouché stopped by Beats 1 Soulection radio show for a live session, and to dish on what she’s been up to, her passion for music, growing up queer in a…

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Audio: Anik Khan, “Renegade”

Bengali born, Queens raised Anik Khan returns with his latest single, “Renegade,” premiered by Ebro on Beats 1 Radio and Pigeons & Planes. The record is produced by Anik and Benin’s Rvdical The Kid and features a break at the bridge, which transitions the song from real rap into West African dance rhythm. With all that…

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Mary J. Blige Picks Up Her Own Beats 1 Radio Show “Real Talk”

Alongside a slew of many other artists, legendary singer Mary J. Blige has joined forces with Apple’s Beats 1 Radio for her own segment “Real Talk.” Crowned the ‘Queen of Hip-Hop Soul’ from Bad Boy CEO Diddy in the ’90s, Mary opens up to fans on loyalty to her brand. The setting is intimate and…

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