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INTRODUCING Ibeyi [NEW MUSIC]

The Parisian sisters of Ibeyi (ee-bay-ee)are French-Cuban twins by birth, and they are musical daughters of African diasporic spirituality. Their Oya is a lean, affecting four-song EP about family and ... more
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INTRODUCING Myron and E [NEW MUSIC]

It could very well be that a May/December crush was never more severe than when your lonely tweener self was crushing on a teenager. Remember? Though just a few years ... more
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Great Music by Black Women Ignored

In 2011, the only person stopping R&B singer Marsha Ambrosius from topping the Billboard album chart was Adele. Ambrosius, the songwriter behind Michael Jacksons Butterflies and former lead singer of ... more
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INTRODUCING Bosco [NEW MUSIC]

When Bosco sings to you, sweetly, to keep her name out your mouth over a sick house beatjust go ahead and drop into the splits and do as youre told. ... more
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INTRODUCING Lil John Roberts [NEW MUSIC]

The number of indie star cameos in Lil John Robertss gravity-defying new video, Space, is really impressive: Lalah Hathaway, Avery*Sunshine, Algebra, Sy Smith. Thats not even mentioning the hunky R&B ... more
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SepINTRODUCING Rob Milton [NEW MUSIC]

Any serious sound nerd will tell you that analogthe laborious recording format in which actual sound waves are recorded to reels of physical audio tape instead of airless, one-click digital ... more
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INTRODUCING Stephanie McKay [NEW MUSIC]

Singer Stephanie McKays new collaboration2sharp9,with Bob Powermusic producer and easily the best-known sound engineer in the world (A Tribe Called Quest, Erykah Badu, D'Angelo)promises to take listeners on a trip ... more
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AugINTRODUCING Zara McFarlane [NEW MUSIC]

When the shocking murder of an unarmed Black teenager and its attendant community outrage tears us away from our usual navel-gazing mode, wewatchand really getZara McFarlanes video for the insurrection ... more
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Revolt Music Conference Set to Storm Miami [VIDEO]

The Revolt Music Conference , coming up October 16-19 in Miami, is primed to provide a necessary environment wheretechnology meets influencers, music executives, songwriters, producers,bloggers and music artists. This first ... more
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Weighing The Pros And Cons Of A Universal Music Release Day

If youve been in the music business for any length of time you know that for a great long while now Tuesday has always been the day that record labels ... more
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INTRODUCING Ryshon Jones [NEW MUSIC]

Every day on your social media feed, from Mike Brown to Ebola to Gaza, it seems like theres always a tsunami of bad news on its way to come crashing ... more
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INTRODUCING MNEK [NEW MUSIC]

If MNEK isnt careful, the 19-year-old might actually succeed in his obvious quest to bring the 90s back. His hi-top fade and geometric-patterned wardrobe deliver pure nostalgia for that brief, ... more
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