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J. Cole Honors Mike Brown, Releases New Song 'Be Free'

J. Cole Honors Mike Brown, Releases New Song ‘Be Free’

by Jamilah King on August 15 2014, 10:05AM

Within the first 6 hours after it was uploaded to Soundcloud, the track has been played more than 62,000 times.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

La Santa Cecilia's 'Strawberry Fields Forever' Looks at Migrant Work

La Santa Cecilia’s ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ Looks at Migrant Work

by Jamilah King on August 8 2014, 11:03AM

The Grammy-winning band took it way back.

Topics: Culture

Azealia Banks' First Post-Label Music Video is Dope Play

Azealia Banks’ First Post-Label Music Video is Dope

by Jamilah King on August 8 2014, 10:52AM

The video was directed by by Rob Soucy and Nick Ace.

Topics: Culture

Venus X, Álvaro Díaz Talk Music, 'Latino Double Consciousness' Play

Venus X, Álvaro Díaz Talk Music, ‘Latino Double Consciousness’

by Jamilah King on August 6 2014, 10:18AM

Countless DJs and emcees have sampled sounds from across the globe thanks to the accessibility of online beats.

Topics: Culture

M.C. Raka Dun Talks Hip-Hop and Immigration

M.C. Raka Dun Talks Hip-Hop and Immigration

by Jamilah King on July 28 2014, 7:00AM

Raka Dun, one half of the Panamanian-American hip-hop duo Los Rakas, shares his story of being undocumented.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Listen: Otis Brown's 'The Thought of You Part 1' Feat. Bilal

Listen: Otis Brown’s ‘The Thought of You Part 1’ Feat. Bilal

by Jamilah King on July 25 2014, 11:00AM

The album is available for pre-order on iTunes.

Topics: Culture

Brooklyn 8th Grade Metal Band Lands $1.7 Million Record Deal

Brooklyn 8th Grade Metal Band Lands $1.7 Million Record Deal

by Jamilah King on July 16 2014, 2:15PM

Yes, you read that headline correctly.

Topics: Culture

'This Land Is Your Land,' Las Cafeteras' Independence Day Tribute

‘This Land Is Your Land,’ Las Cafeteras’ Independence Day Tribute

by Julianne Hing on July 4 2014, 11:07AM

Plus a new line.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Raphael Saadiq Pays Tribute to Bobby Womack With New Song Play

Raphael Saadiq Pays Tribute to Bobby Womack With New Song

by Jamilah King on July 2 2014, 5:58PM

“Gonna Miss U” sums up how the world of black music feels after the legend’s passing.

Topics: Culture

Meet the Group That's Been Called the British Version of the Fugees

Meet the Group That’s Been Called the British Version of the Fugees

by Jamilah King on June 30 2014, 2:13PM

Hawk House

Topics: Culture

Goapele Releases New Track Co-Written With Estelle Called 'Hey Boy'

Goapele Releases New Track Co-Written With Estelle Called ‘Hey Boy’

by Jamilah King on June 19 2014, 2:22PM

Listen.

Topics: Culture

Pharrell Apologizes for Sporting a Native Headdress

Pharrell Apologizes for Sporting a Native Headdress

by Jamilah King on June 4 2014, 11:52AM

But Twitter is still decidedly #NOThappy.

Topics: Culture

M.I.A.'s Label is Not Happy About Her New Music Video Play

M.I.A.’s Label is Not Happy About Her New Music Video

by Jamilah King on May 20 2014, 10:08AM

Slate’s calling it her best video since 2011’s “Bad Girls.”

Topics: Culture

Soundtrack to Your Summer: 6 Albums to Watch Out For

Soundtrack to Your Summer: 6 Albums to Watch Out For

by Jamilah King on May 16 2014, 7:00AM

Six albums that we’re eager to hear.

Topics: Culture

How Janet Jackson Inspired Little Dragon's 'Nabuma Rubberband'

How Janet Jackson Inspired Little Dragon’s ‘Nabuma Rubberband’

by Jamilah King on May 13 2014, 10:34AM

The band’s fourth studio album is out.

Topics: Culture

Blood Orange Scores New Film From James Franco and Gia Copolla

Blood Orange Scores New Film From James Franco and Gia Copolla

by Jamilah King on April 28 2014, 2:28PM

The new flick will be released on May 9.

Topics: Culture

HBE's 'City Living' Video is Here and it's Beautiful

HBE’s ‘City Living’ Video is Here and it’s Beautiful

by Aura Bogado on April 23 2014, 2:13PM

The eight Cohran brothers known as the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble do this video exceptionally well.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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

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