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AKAI SOLO Unearths a Triumphant Tranquility in “Ocean Hue Hours” [Premiere]

The track appears on the NYC rapper's upcoming Navy Blue-produced album, True Sky. If the pandemic has taught us anything,… Read More

May 11, 2021

Essense Reps For Her Borough in the Video For “Hello Brooklyn” [Premiere]

On "Hello Brooklyn," 25-year-old Singer Essense, the daughter of J. Mega, from '90s rap group All City, releases an ode… Read More

May 6, 2021

Dawn Richard Is At Her Best In Funk-Centric “Jacuzzi” Performance [Premiere]

Dawn Richard leans into her ability to blur genres during her live performance of her new track "Jacuzzi" off of… Read More

May 5, 2021

Pink Siifu Captures The Paranoia Of Living Under Mass Surveillance In “Cointail” [Premiere]

"Cointail" appears on the deluxe edition of NEGRO, which Pink Siifu released this month. Don't be fooled by the applause that… Read More

April 21, 2021

Sobhhï’s “Sedatives” Offers A Moody And Vibrant Glimpse Of Dubai [Premiere]

The track is a part of an EP titled PLEASURES, which Sobhhï will drop on November 18. There's a moodiness and… Read More

November 17, 2020

Homeboy Sandman Connects with Quelle Chris for Cynical New Single “Extinction” [Premiere]

Homeboy Sandman and Quelle Chris will release their album next month. Next month, two underground favorites, Homeboy Sandman and Quelle… Read More

September 24, 2020

JaRon Marshall’s “The Black Power Tape” Is A Soulful Remedy [Premiere]

JaRon Marshall explores feelings of rage, power, pride, and, ultimately, peace, throughout the project's four tracks. It's easy to fall… Read More

September 24, 2020

Watch the Video for The Hamiltones’ Soulful Track “Serious” [Premiere]

The Hamiltones release the video from one of their standouts off of their last EP. Back in February, The Hamiltones… Read More

July 14, 2020

Terrace Martin’s ‘Gray Area Live at the JammJam’ Soundtracks Immersive Short Film ‘3:01’ [Premiere]

Terrace Martin and fellow musician Elmo Lovano executive produced this stirring new short film. "I'm not inspired by music. I… Read More

June 18, 2020

Black Thought Links with Apollo Brown & Ché Noir For Motivational New Track “Hustle Don’t Give” [Premiere]

Buffalo rapper Ché Noir and Detroit producer Apollo Brown connect with Black Thought for their inspiring new single.  With the… Read More

May 12, 2020

lojii and Swarvy Share Hypnotic Reworks of “potion” and “blok” [Premiere]

The duo reimagines a pair of cuts from their heavy-hitting 2017 crossover. Back in 2017, Philly natives, lojii and Swarvy,… Read More

April 9, 2020

London Crooner James Vickery Drops the Video for the Soulful “Spanish Rose” [Premiere]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lixYgCPT6_w&feature=emb_title Vickery's new EP, Overture, drops March 25. London-based singer James Vickery is making a splash from across the pond. The… Read More

March 4, 2020

Jay Electronica Drops a Monster Verse on Sons of Yusuf’s “Diving for Pearls”

Jay Electronica drops a quick verse for promising hip-hop duo Sons of Yusuf. It's not every day — or even… Read More

January 31, 2020

Berhana Will Help You Get Over Your End-of-Summer Blues w/ Breezy New Single “I Been” [Premiere]

Berhana is releasing his debut next month. Back in 2016, an — at the time — obscure singer named Berhana… Read More

September 25, 2019

Watch the Touching Video for The Hamiltones’ Ballad “Best Friend” [Premiere]

"This that real G’s get lonely vibe." Grammy-nominated trio The Hamiltones have released the latest video from their debut EP… Read More

September 24, 2019

Taylor McFerrin’s “Love and Distance” is a Tender, Warbled Gap-Closer [Premiere]

The LA transplant is finding his voice after years of helping artists hone their own. Ahead of next Friday's release… Read More

August 8, 2019