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Audio: Janelle Monáe, “Hum Along & Dance (Gotta Get Down)”

Word on the street is that the upcoming Netflix original series The Get Down is sure to be a hit, and with Janelle Monáe’s world premiere of “Hum Along & Dance (Gotta Get Down),” we’re believing the hype. Recently, Monáe shared the track on Beats 1 Radio with Ebro Darden. She credits her musical sampling and inspiration to…

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Audio: Yaya Bey, “Celie Jr.”

It’s time for narratives of our multifaceted selves to be claimed, newcomer Yaya Bey thinks. The poet turned singer-songwriter is stepping on to the scene in all honesty with her newest and truest single, “Celie Jr.” Claiming both her independence and her complex emotions, Bey’s gritty, fluid vocals coexist with a cooing R&B acoustic. Her delivery…

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Audio: Rayana Jay, “Sleepy Brown”

Organized Noize, the production team behind Outkast, has changed the sound of music forever. They put the South on the map and gave it it’s own distinct sound that still dominates music today. Many have been influenced by them, and Richmond, California’s Rayana Jay can attest to that. The 22 year old singer-songwriter has released…

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Wet’s Kelly Zutrau Debuts “All The Ways (Autoharp Demo)”

Wet first appeared on people’s radar when they released their self-titled debut EP in 2014. After signing with Columbia, the Massachusetts band released Don’t You in January of this year. Now, their lead singer and principle songwriter, Kelly Zutrau, is giving fans a treat by showing them into their music making process with Don’t You…

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Premiere: Ace Henderson Debuts “VENAQUI (Come My Way)” Just in Time for Summer

Raleigh-bred Ace Henderson has been hard at work in North Carolina reimagining the boundaries of an experimental rap artist. From his playfully eccentric take on the genre in past efforts, like his introspective Analog Youth: Yesterday is Over from last year, to his evolved delivery in his newest offering, “VENAQUI (Come My Way),” the young witty MC crafts dreamlike worlds in…

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Premiere: Mocky Returns Blissfully With ‘The Moxtape Vol. 3’

Recording artist, instrumentalist, and frequent producing collaborator to the likes of Kelela, FEIST, and Jamie Lidell, Mocky is not your typical artist. He stays quiet, even in his singing voice. But his impact permeates, leaves its mark. In the midst of mastering his craft of creative collaboration, he periodically perches high above the treetops of…

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Audio: The Pheels, “The Heartbreaker”

Let’s talk about the feels, the vibes pushing through this new track delivered from Atlanta duo The Pheels made up of Curtis Field and Phil Jones. “The Heartbreaker” is a dreamy, synth driven record that can’t be checked into just one category and certainly sets itself apart in the trap saturated back drop of ATL.…

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Audio: Jändō, “Wamb”

J Dace’s production on “Wamb” starts off like a party abandoned – a catching sound that’s trying to reset itself on a forgotten record player. It’s fitting, as the song is filled with upbeat laments about making up and breaking up. The dizzying lyrics speak to those who are not quite sure what to do…

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Audio: JAHKOY, “Odd Future”

Toronto native JAHKOY has been a Saint Heron favorite since he debuted on the scene over a year ago. Since then he’s debuted numerous tracks, with his latest being the upbeat, pop-esque “Hold Your Hand.” Now he’s back and we’re thrilled that his latest effort “Odd Future” premiered on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 radio show…

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Audio: Eryn Allen Kane, “How Many Times”

After receiving major backing from Prince and acclaim from her Chi-raq appearance, Chicago transplant Eryn Allen Kane‘s churchy and soulful vocals have ascended her to the spotlight in 2015 with the release of her debut EP Aviary. As she continues her road to stardom, she’s made her fresh release for 2016. “How Many Times” is…

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Premiere: NUEX Make Their Musical Debut With Their Refreshing “Lights Off” Single

A new duo group has been born, and they fittingly go by the name of NUEX. Composed of Camille and Teddy and hailing from DC, the two united in a local eatery one day and now have curated and crafted whimsical musical chemistry together. Making their way into the spotlight with their debut single “Lights…

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DonMonique Chills It Down With Her Video For “Drown”

In September, Brooklyn rapper and female trap queen DonMonique  came through with her debut EP Thirst Trap and caught the internet by storm after swinging her hit single “Pilates.” The 8-track project included collaborative features from Remy Banks, Danny Brown, Noah Caine, Slayter, and more. Now, as she closes out her first tour run alongside Lil Debbie,…

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