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INTRODUCING Fatima [NEW MUSIC]

Fans of future-funk band Sa-Ra Creative Partners already know Fatima’s tangy vocals from “Little Girl” (off group… Read More

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by Michael A. Gonzales

With Black Music Month here, it’s a perfect time to reflect on the aural architects who helped shaped the noir soundtracks… Read More

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When I saw Rihanna tweet an image of herself donning… Read More

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50 Cent, Animal Ambition 50 Cent taps into his Southside Jamaica, Queens roots for his latest project, Animal… Read More

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Drake drops new track, teases new album. Though Drake hasn’t officially announced when his next album will… Read More

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Wiz Khalifa, 28 Grams (Mixtape) The release of 28 Grams was delayed due to Wiz Khalifa’s recent… Read More

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Back on August 25, 2001, DJ Chairman Mao spun enough old school hip-hop jams and Prince songs to keep everyone at APT smiling. Hanging… Read More

Big Freedia

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The first thing that hits you is the bass, booming and almost deafening in its intensity. Then there are the booties, abundant and… Read More

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Rick Dale of Rick’s Restorations in Las Vegas is busier than ever bringing new life to objects from the past… Read More

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