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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

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

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