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Watch Dave Liang Talk About Shanghai Restoration Project Play

Watch Dave Liang Talk About Shanghai Restoration Project

by Jamilah King on April 22 2014, 12:41PM

The group’s latest album is called “The Classics” and features contemporary remakes of popular 1930s and 1940s Shanghai jazz songs.

Topics: Culture

Kumbia Queers Launch U.S. Tour

Kumbia Queers Launch U.S. Tour

by Von Diaz on March 7 2014, 1:40PM

The innovative all-woman Latin American band transgresses social, cultural, and gender norms with their unique ‘tropi punk.’

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Meet the Guy Who Made That Marvin Gaye and Yasiin Bey Mixtape Play

Meet the Guy Who Made That Marvin Gaye and Yasiin Bey Mixtape

by Jamilah King on February 27 2014, 3:22PM

Amerigo Gazaway made all the hip-hop heads salivate this week.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Culture

Take a Sneak Peek at Little Dragon's Creative Process

Take a Sneak Peek at Little Dragon’s Creative Process

by Jamilah King on February 5 2014, 12:08PM

This new video takes you inside their home studio.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

The Black Panther Party Had a Funk Band Called 'The Lumpen'

The Black Panther Party Had a Funk Band Called ‘The Lumpen’

by Jamilah King on January 31 2014, 12:34PM

And yes, they were good.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

No Black Artists Had Number One Singles in 2013

No Black Artists Had Number One Singles in 2013

by Jamilah King on January 10 2014, 10:42AM

It’s the first time in Billboard’s 56-year history of tracking number one songs that not a single black artist has topped the list.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Flying Lotus Just Dropped a Whole Bunch of Free Music

Flying Lotus Just Dropped a Whole Bunch of Free Music

by Jamilah King on December 11 2013, 11:02AM

Freebies for the holidays.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Have You Heard The #NationHood Mixtape?

Have You Heard The #NationHood Mixtape?

by Aura Bogado on December 3 2013, 4:42PM

It’s worth a listen.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Fall in Love With The Younger Lovers' New Video 'Hey Now'

Fall in Love With The Younger Lovers’ New Video ‘Hey Now’

by Jamilah King on November 26 2013, 10:45AM

It’s an adorable first look at the new album “Sugar In My Pocket,” which drops on December 10.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

José James Pays Tribute to Lou Reed With 'Who Loves the Sun' Cover

José James Pays Tribute to Lou Reed With ‘Who Loves the Sun’ Cover

by Jamilah King on November 6 2013, 10:47AM

It’s a nice cross-genre tribute. Watch.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Expect South African 'Kwaito' House Music on Little Dragon's Next Album

Expect South African ‘Kwaito’ House Music on Little Dragon’s Next Album

by Jamilah King on October 29 2013, 4:19PM

The band shared a playlist of what’s inspiring their new album that’s due out next spring.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Angel Haze 'Freaked Out' Over Remix of Macklemore's 'Same Love'

Angel Haze ‘Freaked Out’ Over Remix of Macklemore’s ‘Same Love’

by Jamilah King on October 23 2013, 1:53PM

The song hit a little too close to home.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Janelle Monáe: Cyborg Diva, Black Girl Nerd, Marketing Genius

Janelle Monáe: Cyborg Diva, Black Girl Nerd, Marketing Genius

by Jamilah King on September 10 2013, 7:00AM

On the occasion of the release of her sophomore album, it’s worth taking a look at the power of this Kansas City black girl’s brand.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Watch 11-Year-Old Cellist Prodigy Sujari Britt

Watch 11-Year-Old Cellist Prodigy Sujari Britt

by Jamilah King on June 24 2013, 11:36AM

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Minneapolis Teens Trade Hip-Hop Producing Training in Exchange for Homework

Minneapolis Teens Trade Hip-Hop Producing Training in Exchange for Homework

by Jorge Rivas on May 24 2013, 2:28PM

An after-school program set up by the North Community YMCA in Minneapolis gives young kids the opportunity to make rap music as a reward for keeping up with their schoolwork

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Solange Knowles and The XX Cover Aaliyah's 'Hot Like Fire' at Coachella

Solange Knowles and The XX Cover Aaliyah’s ‘Hot Like Fire’ at Coachella

by Jorge Rivas on April 15 2013, 1:14PM

There were a few unlikely pairings at the Coachella music festival this past weekend.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Deaf Arizona Teen Separated From Family After Arpaio Immigration Raid

Deaf Arizona Teen Separated From Family After Arpaio Immigration Raid

by Jorge Rivas on April 12 2013, 12:00PM

Los Angeles based band Las Cafeteras sends a message of support to a young deaf woman who’s family is in immigration detention.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Artist You Should Know: Laura Mvula

Artist You Should Know: Laura Mvula

by Jorge Rivas on April 2 2013, 4:07PM

It’s been a good day at Colorlines.com and so it’s only appropriate we share a song with you that includes lots of bells and hand clapping. I’ll let Pop Africa introduce you to Laura Mvula: Singer and pianist Laura Mvula…

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Bruno Mars Explains Why He Dropped His Puerto Rican Father's Surname

Bruno Mars Explains Why He Dropped His Puerto Rican Father’s Surname

by Jorge Rivas on March 22 2013, 11:57AM

Bruno Mars was born Peter Gene Hernandez on October 8, 1985, in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Meet (and Mourn) Wan Joon Kim, an Unlikely Godfather of Gangsta Rap

Meet (and Mourn) Wan Joon Kim, an Unlikely Godfather of Gangsta Rap

by Jamilah King on March 18 2013, 4:38PM

You can thank him for all those underground bootlegs you got in the ’90s.

Topics: /NOW

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