Daily Archives: July 16, 2016

London Singer D. Nicks Releases Video For Bad Ting

Up and coming London R&B singer D. Nicks has released his video for the single “Bad Tings.” He counts hip-hop, R&B and reggae among his influences and you can download his free EP at his official site.

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Rapsody Joins Roc Nation

 

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The week started with VH1 honoring women in hip-hop and by the weekend Rapsody is announcing her new deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation. Rapsody is known for being 9th Wonder’s current protege and has been on the roster of his Jamla Records. It’s been a big year for Rapsody because she also performed at the White House for International Jazz Day. Her profile has been rising with the release of 2014’s Beauty And The Beast and her appearance on Kendrick Lamar’s “Complexion (A Zulu Love).” Rapsody and 9th Wonder confirmed her signing on Instagram.

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New Birth Of A Nation Poster

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This is the latest poster from Nate Parker’s The Birth Of A Nation movie. The image debuted on Tidal yesterday and people are responding to Parker as Nat Turner with a noose around his neck made of an American flag. The response to the film when it hits theaters on October 7th, will be interesting because of all the racial tension in the country right now regarding police brutality.

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M.I.A.-Go Off

M.I.A.’s video for the Blaqstarr and Skrillex-produced “Go Off” is a series of explosions across various landscapes. She says that her A.I.M. album coming out September 9th will be rant-free and her last.

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Media Questions Of The Week

Why didn’t Rich Homie Quan know the words to Junior M.A.F.I.A.’s “Get Money” for his Hip Hop Honors performance with Lil’ Kim?

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Why was Christian Siriano the only designer able to make a dress for Leslie Jone’s appearance at the Ghostbuster’s premiere?

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What will be the fate of small record stores if  Warner Music  will no longer do business with stores that sell less than $10,000 in product each year?

 

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