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Solange Took The Hollywood Bowl Through A ‘Cosmic Journey’

The only thing equally as awesome as watching our own Solange in her element during live performances is watching her in element during live performance where she’s surrounded and joined by the friends-turned-family that, in addition to her fans and supporters, keep her going. On Sunday (October 24), our leading lady took Hollywood Bowl for…

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NiiJournal Issue II Highlights Kelsey Lu & Kelela as Cover Stars

While pushing its main objective: “educate, not irritate,” Niijournal comes as a refreshing outlook on race through art, political and cultural discussions, and fashion. Launched on May 10, 2016, NiiJournal is the brainchild of photographer, Campbell Addy and his desire to create a publication “that embraces and encourages diversity.” Gearing up for Issue Two, the…

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James Blake Covered Frank Ocean’s “Godspeed” + More from FORM Arcosanti

This weekend in Arizona, FORM Arcosanti festival goers enjoyed lovely performances filled with beautiful energy from our very own Solange, James Blake, KING, Kelela, Kelsey Lu and more. One standout moment included James Blake’s unexpected cover of Frank Ocean’s “Godspeed.” In a beautiful, stripped down arrangement, Blake sat a piano during his set as he…

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Get Your Tickets to Catch Solange, KING, Blood Orange and More at KCRW’s Hollywood Bowl

The 2017 World Festival at the Hollywood Bowl ‘s exciting lineup including our very own Solange, the lovely ladies of KING, Blood Orange, Kelsey Lu, Moses Sumney, Kelela and more may have felt like a dream, but it’s definitely reality. It’s all going down on September 24th and you don’t want to miss it. To be in…

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Get Ready for FORM Arcosanti 2017 With This Compilation Album

We’re gearing up to head to the Arizona desert to enjoy the culture and music project, FORM Arcosanti featuring some of our favorites in music right now. Our very own Solange Knowles is set to hit the stage, alongside Kelela, KING, Moses Sumney, Kelsey Lu, Thundercat, and many more. In preparation for the May 12 weekend event, FORM…

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‘Lemonade’ Director Kahlil Joseph Shares Spell-bounding Short, ‘Music is My Mistress’

Kahlil Joseph, the visual mastermind behind Beyoncé’s Lemonade, shared a short film entitled Music is my Mistress. His work of art spans across various artists including Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, FKA twigs and more. Joseph’s latest endeavor is in collaboration with Kenzo and Annapurna. Starring Jesse Williams and Tracee Ellis Ross, the film features music from Shabazz…

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Solange, Skrillex, James Blake & More to Perform FORM Arcosanti 2017

As festival season quickly approaches, Hundred Waters has enlisted the ever-so talented Moses Sumney to curate what will be this year’s FORM Arcosanti festival. From May 12-14th, festival-goers can enjoy the sounds of our very own Solange along with the likes of Skrillex, James Blake, Father John Misty, Kelela, Kelsey Lu, KING, Thundercat and so many…

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Kenzo Casts Tracee Ellis Ross, Jesse Williams and Kelsey Lu for Spring 2017 Campaign

Kenzo‘s creative team has drafted yet another all-star line-up of public figures for their next campaign.  The bold and spirited brand has tapped Black-ish star and comedy queen Tracee Ellis Ross, actor/activist Jesse Williams, and cellist/singer Kelsey Lu for its spring 2017 advertisement. Photographed by L.A. based twin photographers Jalan and Jibril Durimel, the collaboration has earned the brothers their first global campaign. All…

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AfroPunk Fest 2016 Was A Celebration of Black Magic

Gorgeous people, good times, high vibes and amazing music were abundant this weekend in Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park for AfroPunk Fest 2016. The only music festival for creatives, weirdos and regular everyday people brought men and women from around the world to NYC for a weekend of communal love and positive energy exchanges. The festival,…

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Interview: A Haunting Angelic Voice, Kelsey Lu

A haunting, angelic voice flowing over solemn, passion-filled cello chords spills out of my speakers. It’s a full moon and laying on the floor of my incense filled candle-lit room vibing to female musicians, hoping to harness their strong, feminine energy. Kelsey Lu’s ethereal sound strikes a chord within me. Her vulnerability mirrors how I’ve…

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Kelsey Lu Announces Her Debut EP ‘Church’

After much anticipation, cellist and songstress Kelsey Lu has announced her debut EP, Church. The album will be available digitally and on vinyl July 8th. The EP’s title derives from the classically trained artist’s live recording process in the Holy Family Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn, NY. Lu also released a holy-ghost filled visual for the first single…

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Audio: Kelsey Lu, “I Respect You Black Man”

In celebration of Sun Ra’s 102nd birthday, the always mesmerizing and multi-talented songstress Kelsey Lu released “I Respect You Black Man.” On the track, Lu plays the piano while a clip of an interview done by Sun Ra from ’64 plays alongside. The clip is taken from ‘Pharoah Sanders – In The Beginning: 1963-1964.’ “Happy Birthday…

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