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Solange Will Perform At This Year’s AFROPUNK Fest In Brooklyn

Just in case you needed another reason to secure your tickets to AFROPUNK Fest in Brooklyn this year, we have a feeling you’re about to get it. In addition to Saint Heron’s previously announced collaboration with the festival, our very own Solange Knowles was just announced as the headlining performer to close out Saturday’s show. The two…

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Stream Sinkane’s ‘Mean Love’ Album

Following singles “How We Be” and “Hold Tight,” Brooklyn-based Sinkane releases an exclusive stream of upcoming Mean Love album through NPR‘s First Listen. The effort features 10 tracks which explore a diverse sonic range, including American Doo-Wop elements on the title track and Afro-Pop courtesy of his Sudanese heritage. Mean Love follows Sinkane’s 2012 MARS…

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Audio: Sinkane, “How We Be”

Last month Brooklyn-based Sudanese crooner Sinkane shared a his bass guitar-induced love affair on previous release “Hold Tight.” Now, the multi-instrumentalist takes us back to the ’70s Blaxploitation era on “How We Be,” a new cut where his vocals float among funky keyboard and sultry claps. Everything combined creates a tough, yet chill soundscape. Both “How…

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Audio: Sinkane, “Hold Tight”

Ahmad Gallab, best known under moniker Sinkane, fertilizes universal abstract soundscapes. In 2012, the Sudanese-born, Brooklyn-based talent released MARS, a multidimensional conflation encapsulated with syncopated beats, afro-beat funk, free jazz, and traces of Sudanese Pop. Featured album cuts molded a soundbox equipped with sounds of astral pop, sanguine percussion and electronic indie funk. He has…

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