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Solange Accepts Artist of the Year Webby Award with 5-word Speech

The Saint Heron family is overjoyed to announce that our leading lady Solange is officially a Webby. Just over two weeks ago we announced that she was named Artist of the Year by the Webby Academy “in celebration of her remarkable use of the Internet as a force for promoting community and diversity.” Tonight Solange…

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Join Saint Heron For An Exclusive Cultural Series at FORM Arcosanti

Hot on the heels on of our Afropunk stage announcement, we’re happy to announce that we’ll be debuting our Saint Heron House cultural series at this year’s FORM Arcosanti. Join us in Arizona for The Secret Life of Plants installation, a special panel discussion edition of Roll Back, Say That, and a Soul Cleansing Jam…

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Mariah Carey & Epic Records Join to Launch New Label

When Mariah Carey‘s “Fantasy” was released with a feature from Ol’ Dirty Bastard, she would usher in a groundbreaking shift in the musical landscape. Never before had R&B and Hip Hop collided to create a mainstream pop masterpiece. She would continue to take musical risks like this and others would replicate her formula. As a…

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Solange Stuns in Red As The Cover Star For The Newest Issue of ELLE

Solange had a banner year to close out 2016 with the release of her studio album A Seat at the Table, and it just keeps getting better through 2017. She reached No. 1 on the charts, scored a Grammy nomination for “Cranes In The Sky,” and performed at The White House prior to The Obama’s…

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Lionel Richie To Produce Sammy Davis Jr. Biopic

Sammy Davis Jr. was an anomaly. He was Black and Jewish in a town unfriendly to both. In a country that prefers silence from its celebrities, Sammy Davis Jr. used his voice to draw attention to Civil Rights. As a respected singer and member of the Rat Pack, the acclaimed entertainer reached massive success simply…

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Spillage Village Shares Salient ‘Bears Like This Too Much’ EP

Atlanta-based rap collective Spillage Village released an 11-track EP entitled Bears Like This Too Much and it’s a fusion of the artists’ innovative sounds. Three years later, artists EarthGang, J.I.D, JordanxBryant and Hollywood JB have released another installment in their Bears Like series. The group of emcees continuously construct their own individual styles of music, and this…

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Listen To Our Favorite Jams of November

It’s hard to believe, but it’s already December. November flew by in the blink of an eye but we still managed to snag our favorite songs of the month for our monthly playlist. Through the fall month, we were driven by the grooviest of gems. Goldlink exclusively premiered his “See I Miss Pt. 2” with…

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Audio: Kid Cudi, “Baptized in Fire” Feat. Travis Scott

Kid Cudi has reunited with Travis Scott after their previous collaborations earlier this year on “Through The Late Night” and “Way Back.” The two rappers create a moody yet meaningful cut, “Baptized In Fire,” for Cudi’s forthcoming album Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ set for release later this month. Cudi and Scott both open up…

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Audio: Leaf, “Plate”

Leaf is back with another spicy cut entitled “Plate.” Keeping the heat coming after her “Money” and “Nada” (featuring Lil Yachty) releases this summer, the NYC based artist serves up this bass-heavy, bossy anthem just in time for the holiday season. Declaring a familiar hood proverb that simply means everyone on the team eats, Leaf raps…

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Talib Kweli To Perform 1st Annual Arts East New York Gala

Talib Kweli is known for always having timely lyrics about pressing social issues. Arts East New York (AENY) has been using multi-disciplinary arts to address issues in East New York since 2009. It only makes sense that the two would come together for a special event. On Thursday, November 17, 2016, AENY will host their…

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Check Out Leikeli47’s Modest Glam in “Money” Visual

Brooklyn rapper Leikeli47, has been steadily building a following with her off-kilter sound and head-turning aesthetics. From her collaboration with AlunaGeorge to her feature as the soundtrack in Jimmy Choo‘s fall/winter 2016 ad campaign, the rising star has taken full advantage of the opportunity to expand her reach and further her sound. And by the…

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GoldLink and Highsnobiety Release Visual For “Rough Soul”

Goldlink has made a name for himself by fusing House/Dance sounds with Hip-Hop creating a genre he calls “Future Bounce.” His lyrics have been known to capture the most intimate details of relationships with a diary-like precision that, coupled with his sound, makes him a solid favorite on the rap scene. That trajectory continues its…

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