Princess Nokia formally known as Wavy Spice aka Destiny Nicole Frasqueri, has released her new mixtape, 1992. The project is very New York, very grimy, and very unapologetically Afro-Latina. She released a video for the single Tom Boy earlier this summer. On the project, she speaks on her laid back style, Bruja culture, and the [...]
The #carefreeblackboy and #blackboyjoy hashtag has shown how beautiful and diverse black men and boys can be in a society that constantly questions their worth and very existence. The impact of racism and poverty has controlled the safety and freeness of the black community. The culture of homophobia and hyper masculinity has pressured black men [...]
The dope music magazine Wax Poetics is having a huge sale on their back issues featuring covers from Al Green, Betty Davis, Ice Cube, The Ohio Players, Barry White, War, Daft Punk, Daryl Hall, Master P, Janelle Monae, Bishop Nehru, Gary Clark Jr. and the current issue featuring A Tribe Called Quest. Wax Poetics was [...]
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The very chill debut album from reggae artist and producer, Mikey Dread (R.I.P). Listen here.
My summer pick for today is the energetic new release by electronic artist, Kaytranada. Great house and hip hop beat selection, r&b vocals, and features from Anderson .Paak, GoldLink, and Syd from the Internet. I LOVE Vivid Dreams; it’s a perfect mix of house, hip hop, and smooth vocals. Check out the very creative and [...]
My summer pick of the day is the 2011 release from Toro Y Moi entitled, Underneath the Pine. A mix of soft rock, pop and funk, blended with dreamy vocals, space effects and echoing harmonies. Perfect for a chill summer day. Check it out here. Personal Faves: Go with you Got Blinded How I Know [...]