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Kelsey Lu Shades of Blue

Watch the Gorgeous “Shades of Blue” Short Film from Kelsey Lu

The strikingly stunning (both in beauty and sound) Kelsey Lu dropped off her “Shades of Blue” single less than two weeks ago and its magnetizing essence just got an accompanying, nine-minute visual that is as emotionally symbolic as the song’s lyrics. “…this song is a manifestation of that [turning] point in my life. For me, it…

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Audio: Kelsey Lu, “Shades of Blue”

If you were anywhere near audible distance of Afropunk (2016) during Kelsey Lu‘s performance, chances are you were spellbound and held hostage by the evocative frequency of her voice. The singer and cellist’s first release since 2016’s Church EP is a heart-stopping ballad titled “Shades of Blue.” Burdened with heavy emotion, her lyrics find the…

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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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