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Jamila Woods Enchants Us In Tiny Desk Concert

Jamila Woods‘ Heavn was one of my personal favorite projects of 2016. The 20-track album was a tender and inspirational ode to Black womanhood from its defiant tracks like “Very Blk” and “In My Name” to its use of the Assata chant and recollections of childhood hand games. The tracks still feel as fresh and…

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Jamila Woods & Chance The Rapper Unveil “LSD” Visual

The altruistic and artistic Jamila Woods has shared an affecting new visual for the Chance The Rapper-assisted “LSD.” A Chicago native, Woods’ affection for her city and the community’s youth align perfectly with fellow Chicagoan Chance’s hometown pride. The two who also share an inspiring passion to maintain art’s relevance and access to children and…

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Jamila Woods Embraces The Beauty of Self-Love Through “Holy” Visual

In July of last year, the effortless talent of Jamila Woods concocted HEAVN, the debut album that embedded her into our hearts as a musical force to be reckoned with. Following up on her themes rooted in Black Girl Magic, she’s released a majestic visual to “Holy,” the album’s standout track dedicated to self affirmation. The video begins with the…

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Queens of the New Age Present: A Celebration of Extraordinary Women (QUEENS IV)

As the reign of women of color continues to thrive, Queens of the New Age continues to support it. In the next edition of their Celebration of Extraordinary Women, five visual artists, four performing artists and two deejays will join forces to showcase their artistry while cultivating an atmosphere for co-creation and collaboration. Fostering innovation…

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Listen To Our Favorite Jams of July

July was a month full of music gems with new cuts and classic spins on your favorite records. Preparing to wrap up the summertime, get ready to cool down with some soothing and soulful dance records. Go into a trance with Jamila Woods’ “LSD,” or start a dance party with Pell’s “Show Out.” You can vibe…

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Chance The Rapper Performs Touching Muhammad Ali Tribute At The 2016 ESPY Awards

The 2016 ESPY Awards was a sporty-star studded event last night. From highlighting the bravery of heroic athletes like Zaevion Dobson to the victory of beloved underdogs like the Cleveland Cavaliers, the show was packed with heartfelt, inspiring moments. A standout segment of the night was Chance the Rapper’s performance of a brand-new original song…

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Jamila Woods’ ‘HEAVN’ Bleeds Unapologetic Love For Blackness

Jamila Woods has officially blessed the music world with the release of her first solo project, HEAVN. The album houses a slew of features, including Chance the Rapper, Saba, and Donnie Trumpet in a journey through the singer-songwriter’s very sentimental introspectives. On “VRY BLK,” Woods arranges a classic childhood hand game and turns it into…

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Audio: Jamila Woods, “LSD” Feat. Chance The Rapper

The supremely talented Jamila Woods released “LSD” featuring Chance The Rapper, which will appear on her forthcoming debut album Heavn. Mellow and sumptuously textured vocals recall Woods’ memories of Lake Shore Drive in Chicago in a way that she believes spins the recent negative portrayal of her beloved city. Chance has been restructuring the sound of…

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Jamila Woods Debuts An Inspiring “Blk Girl Soldier” Video

Since its release, Jamila Woods‘ “Blk Girl Soldier” has been an inspiration to Black girls everywhere. Now, via premiere on Complex, she has finally released the accompanying visual.  Like the song, the video celebrates the history, agency, and power of Black women. Woods is flanked by two young dancers and pictures of freedom fighting ancestors like…

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