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Ferguson Decision Prompted Early Release of D'Angelo's 'Black Messiah'

Ferguson Decision Prompted Early Release of D’Angelo’s ‘Black Messiah’

by Jamilah King on December 17 2014, 10:56AM

A behind-the-scenes look at the album’s journey to number one.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

D'Angelo Dedicates New Album to Resistance in Ferguson, Occupy Wall Street

D’Angelo Dedicates New Album to Resistance in Ferguson, Occupy Wall Street

by Jamilah King on December 15 2014, 10:20AM

“It’s not about praising one charismatic leader but celebrating thousands of them.”

Topics: Culture

Three Takeaways from Remezcla's Best of 2014 Lists

Three Takeaways from Remezcla’s Best of 2014 Lists

by Aura Bogado on December 12 2014, 2:22PM

From hilarious music trends to gorgeous Instagram accounts, Remezcla’s got Latino 2014 covered.

Topics: Culture, /NOW

Remezcla's New Video Explores the Politics of the Dance Floor

Remezcla’s New Video Explores the Politics of the Dance Floor

by Aura Bogado on November 13 2014, 5:32PM

Mexico City’s Fvded and Haiti’s Cyborg Dance Collective tear it up

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Azealia Banks' Debut LP 'Broke With Expensive Taste' Climbs U.S. iTunes Chart

Azealia Banks’ Debut LP ‘Broke With Expensive Taste’ Climbs U.S. iTunes Chart

by Jamilah King on November 7 2014, 10:15AM

It’s finally here!

Topics: Culture

Listen to Georgia Anne Muldrow's New Track, 'Ciao'

Listen to Georgia Anne Muldrow’s New Track, ‘Ciao’

by Jamilah King on November 4 2014, 1:53PM

The singer dropped an instrumental LP back in September.

Topics: Culture

Palestinian Vocalist Merna Has New Song Produced by Ali Shaheed Muhammad Play

Palestinian Vocalist Merna Has New Song Produced by Ali Shaheed Muhammad

by Jamilah King on October 27 2014, 2:20PM

It’s the first single off of her new album.

Topics: Culture

Premiere: Alsarah & The Nubatones on 'Songs of Return' Play

Premiere: Alsarah & The Nubatones on ‘Songs of Return’

by Jamilah King on October 20 2014, 1:02PM

The band’s release of “Habibi Taal” is worth a listen.

Topics: Culture

'What Was America's First Music?'

‘What Was America’s First Music?’

by Aura Bogado on October 9 2014, 3:18PM

Sterlin Harjo’s ‘This May be the Last Time’ searches for the origins of early American songs.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

TV on the Radio Gets Fans Excited About New Album Play

TV on the Radio Gets Fans Excited About New Album

by Jamilah King on October 7 2014, 10:28AM

The new album is called “Seeds” and will be out on November 18.

Topics: Culture

Childish Gambino Sends Fans on Scavenger Hunt to Uncover Secret Track

Childish Gambino Sends Fans on Scavenger Hunt to Uncover Secret Track

by Jamilah King on October 6 2014, 11:00AM

It’s not the first time the rapper has used the internet in an unconventional way.

Topics: Culture

Listen: Mary J. Blige Drops New Single 'Nobody'

Listen: Mary J. Blige Drops New Single ‘Nobody’

by Jamilah King on October 2 2014, 1:40PM

Her new album drops on December 2.

Topics: Culture

Azealia Banks Sings Label Woes on New Track 'Chasing Time'

Azealia Banks Sings Label Woes on New Track ‘Chasing Time’

by Jamilah King on September 24 2014, 11:02AM

Looks like her self-described “black girl craft” is as strong as ever.

Topics: Culture

Listen: Kendrick Lamar Raps About Self Love in New Song

Listen: Kendrick Lamar Raps About Self Love in New Song

by Jamilah King on September 23 2014, 11:15AM

His second album is due out later this fall.

Topics: Culture

Listen: Jeezy and Kendrick Lamar on 'Holy Ghost' Remix

Listen: Jeezy and Kendrick Lamar on ‘Holy Ghost’ Remix

by Jamilah King on September 4 2014, 10:44AM

Kendrick Lamar is doing a lot of guest verses, which hopefully means that his rumored new album is still on track for this fall.

Topics: Culture

Meet Xiomara, the Singer Who Gives New Life to Your Favorite Hip-Hop Classics

Meet Xiomara, the Singer Who Gives New Life to Your Favorite Hip-Hop Classics

by Jamilah King on September 3 2014, 12:03PM

Listen up.

Topics: Culture

Mary J. Blige and Black America's London Connection

Mary J. Blige and Black America’s London Connection

by Jamilah King on September 2 2014, 2:27PM

And she paid her respects to Amy Winehouse.

Topics: Culture

The DJ Behind L.A.'s Low End Theory Talks Avant-Garde Hip-Hop Play

The DJ Behind L.A.’s Low End Theory Talks Avant-Garde Hip-Hop

by Jamilah King on August 29 2014, 2:31PM

The party is a weekly that served a proving ground for acts like Flying Lotus.

Topics: Culture

'Souls of Mischief' Welcomes You to '90s Oakland on New Album (Full Stream)

‘Souls of Mischief’ Welcomes You to ’90s Oakland on New Album (Full Stream)

by Jamilah King on August 29 2014, 10:36AM

The group’s fifth studio album celebrates the city that made it.

Topics: Culture

How Addiction, Mental Illness Inspired a Journalist to Make a Rock Album

How Addiction, Mental Illness Inspired a Journalist to Make a Rock Album

by Jamilah King on August 29 2014, 10:01AM

Like most good art, Benjamin Booker’s self-titled debut LP comes from a place of pain. That’s what’s made him rock’s best new thing.

Topics: Culture

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