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Calm Down, Miguel

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Calm Down, Miguel

by Michael Arceneaux

Dear Miguel: I could pile on and lecture you on why it’s not a good idea to leap into the air in airtight pants and… Read More

Beyoncé's new single is her latest anthem of female empowerment.

Beyonce Releases Grown Woman

by Slate

To be a lead single from Beyoncé these days, you need four things: A syncopated, up-tempo beat, some stabs of brass… Read More

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Sonic Boom:
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Morgan Heritage, “Perfect Love Song” (online video premiere) The legendary reggae band Morgan Heritage is gearing… Read More

‘janet.’ at 20

‘janet.’ at 20

by Michael Arceneaux

In hindsight, I had no business listening to her fifth album, janet, given I was nine years old when it was released. I… Read More

Sonic Boom:<br />
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Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, “Retreat” Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings are back with a vengeance—seriously… Read More

Where Hip-Hop Lived: Giving Up on Rap

Where Hip-Hop Lived: Giving Up on Rap

by Denene Millner

I officially give up on Black radio stations that play hip-hop. Seriously. I’m over the disrespect. Finished… Read More

Pharrell Williams Airs ‘StereoTypes’<br />

Pharrell Williams Airs ‘StereoTypes’

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

Jews are cheap, Blacks don’t swim, gay men are freaks and fat people are lazy. No matter how unreal and/or absurd… Read More

INTRODUCING Pyyramids! [NEW MUSIC]

INTRODUCING Pyyramids! [NEW MUSIC]

Musical duo Pyyramids makes a blend of psychedelic pop with enough electronica and grunge power to make the… Read More

Rihanna Brings Her ‘Diamonds’ to Barclays in Brooklyn [PHOTOS]

Rihanna Brings Her ‘Diamonds’ to Barclays in Brooklyn [PHOTOS]

Continuing her 'Diamonds' world tour, Rihanna performed for the first time ever in Brooklyn to a floor-to-ceiling-packed house at the new… Read More

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