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Bruno Mars Pays Tribute To Michael Jackson

Bruno Mars has covered Michael Jackson on several occasions and this video is a montage of him performing “The Way You Make Me Feel,” “Billie Jean,” “Dirty Diana,” “Smooth Criminal” and Beat More »

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Media Questions Of The Week

Has New Orleans truly recovered from Hurricane Katrina now that it’s been 10 years and several rebuilding efforts since it happened? Is The Weeknd’s newfound pop star status the results of his More »

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Prince-This Could B Us

Prince has premiered his single, “This Could Be Us” exclusively via Tidal. The song is from his upcoming HITNRUN album, also a Tidal exclusive. The cover art curiously uses a photo of More »

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Electric Wire Hustle Aeons EP

Electric Wire Hustle’s 6-song Aeons EP of trippy R&B is out now on Bastard Jazz Recordings. Aeons is the follow-up to 2014’s Love Can Prevail. Related posts: Electric Wire Hustle-Brother Sun Featuring More »

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The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Stream

The Weeknd’s much awaited Beauty Behind The Madness came out today and it’s available via iTunes. Multiple producers including Kanye West, Mike Dean, Max Martin, Che Pope and more are responsible for More »

Bruno Mars Pays Tribute To Michael Jackson

Bruno Mars has covered Michael Jackson on several occasions and this video is a montage of him performing “The Way You Make Me Feel,” “Billie Jean,” “Dirty Diana,” “Smooth Criminal” and Beat It. Jackson’s birthday is today and he would have been 57-years old.

Media Questions Of The Week

Thousands of Hurricane Katrina survivors wait to be evacuated from the Superdome in New Orleans September 2, 2005. After five days of surviving Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans residents were finally evacuated from the sports stadium by authorities.    REUTERS/Jason Reed

Thousands of Hurricane Katrina survivors wait to be evacuated from the Superdome in New Orleans September 2, 2005. After five days of surviving Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans residents were finally evacuated from the sports stadium by authorities. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Has New Orleans truly recovered from Hurricane Katrina now that it’s been 10 years and several rebuilding efforts since it happened?

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Is The Weeknd’s newfound pop star status the results of his best music coming before the newly released Beauty Behind The Madness?

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What will Spike Lee say in his acceptance speech for an honorary Oscar at the Academy’s seventh Governors Awards?

Prince-This Could B Us

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Prince has premiered his single, “This Could Be Us” exclusively via Tidal. The song is from his upcoming HITNRUN album, also a Tidal exclusive. The cover art curiously uses a photo of Prince with Apollonia from his Purple Rain days. Click here to listen to “This Could B Us.”

Electric Wire Hustle Aeons EP

Electric Wire Hustle’s 6-song Aeons EP of trippy R&B is out now on Bastard Jazz Recordings. Aeons is the follow-up to 2014’s Love Can Prevail.

The Weeknd Beauty Behind The Madness Stream

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The Weeknd’s much awaited Beauty Behind The Madness came out today and it’s available via iTunes. Multiple producers including Kanye West, Mike Dean, Max Martin, Che Pope and more are responsible for the production duties. His The Madness Tour starts September 5th in Seattle.

Dam-Funk-Invite The Light Album Stream

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NPR has an exclusive stream of Dam-Funk’s Invite The Light before the official September 4th release date. Q-Tip, Jody Watley, Nite Jewel and Kid Sister have guest appearances on the 20-song album.

Tunde Olaniran-KYBM (Keep Your Body Moving) Official Video

Tunde Olaniran has a troupe of dancers doing their best as he lingers in the background with a machete and plenty of water for his “KYBM (Keep Your Body Moving)” video. Transgressor is out now.

The Fader And Sonos Is At Home With Miss Info

The Fader and Sonos get inside the homelife of hip-hop media veteran Miss Info aka Minya Oh. The Hot97 radio personality and journalist shares her experience as a woman in the music industry which is timely considering the recent Twitter discussion lead by Pitchfork senior editor Jessica Hopper regarding the difficulty of women working in the industry. Miss Info also talks about the balancing of her work with the duties of being a new mother.

Kamasi Washington’s The Epic Available As A Deluxe 3-EP Set October 2nd

Jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington is releasing the deluxe version of his debut album, The Epic on October 2nd. The Epic was released in May and the deluxe set includes three vinyl records in individual spine-sleeves with custom artwork, with the full set housed in a rigid outer slipcase. The set also includes two 12″ poster inserts featuring exclusive artwork by KC Woolf Haxton with a story adaptation and calligraphy by Kenturah Davis. Filmmaker and photographer B+ filmed Washington and his band at the Regent Theatre in Los Angeles last spring and that show is basis of The Rhythm Changes short film that was premiered by Nowness.com.

Szjerdene Shares Faded Ahead Of Paragon EP

Szjerdene is preparing for the release of her Paragon EP in October as she shares the ethereal “Faded” as an early preview. The East London native originally produced the song along but the current version has been remastered by Full Crate.

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