New Music

Album Drop Tuesday: Young Dolph, Syd, Big Sean, Migos, Kehlani, and Missy Elliott

It’s been a nice week of new music to vibe out to. Young Dolph drops his beefy mixtape, and Big Sean gets us thinking with I Decided. Trap rap trio Migos finally gives us Culture, while Kehlani and Syd mellows us out with their respective takes on R&B. Also, Missy Elliott surprises us with a new single that’s too good to pass up. Listen to all of this new music available this week!

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BET Awards 2016 Recap

Did you miss the world’s largest black family reunion last night? No worries, I’ll catch you up! The 2016 BET Awards was nothing short of amazing and one of the most memorable award shows in recent years. Legends were honored, audiences were entertained, and outright “proud of my blackness” was at an all time high. I’m sure EVERY person of color is at their job this morning sporting luscious afros and colorful dashikis while staring down their melanin-less counterparts.

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I’m Starting to think Macklemore Gets It…I Think

White rappers have long stood out in the realm of black music and oftentimes becoming more successful than the black artists in the genre who deserve more recognition. Macklemore, a highly successful white rapper, released a new song where he blatantly expresses white guilt and spreads the word of cultural appropriation.

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Album Drop Tuesday: Ne-Yo, Lupe Fiasco, 2 Chainz, Lil’ Wayne, and Joey Bada$$

We have an array of gentlemen giving us new music this week. Lupe is keeping us conscious, Joey is the newcomer to the block and R&B veteran Ne-Yo is giving us something to swoon over. I also added a couple of must-have mixtapes from 2 of our favorite rappers. Let’s see what we have this week! Continue reading