Daily Archives: July 19, 2016

Duckwrth-Get Uugly

Duckwrth’s hybrid hip-hop and R&B sound goes straight into funk on his new single, “Get Uugly.” The San Francisco artist was last heard from on the 2015 NOWHERE album with The Kickdrums. He gives a street performance of “Get Uugly” in the Mancy Gant-directed clip. His I’m Uugly EP will be released August 23rd and right now he’s touring with anderson.paak. There is an extended version of “Get Uugly” with vocals from Georgia Anne Muldrow:


Jidenna’s Interview At The Roots Picnic 2016

Jidenna talks to Okayafrica at The Roots Picnic about learning excellence from his father, Prince and being an artist.


De La Soul-Royalty Capes

“Royalty Capes” is another song from De La Soul’s upcoming The Anonymous Nobody album coming out August 26th.


Afropunk Announces London Lineup


Afropunk has confirmed Grace Jones as the headliner for the upcoming September 24th event in London. Joining Jones will be Sza, Laura Mvula, Kwabs, The Noisettes, Loyle Carner, Goldlink, Joe Kay, The Whooligan, Hannah Faith, Eden Hagos, MNEK, Lady Leshurr, Skinny Girl Diet, Jorja Smith, Big Joanie, Nova Twins, The Connectors and Mikel Ameen. The first Afropunk London is also a homecoming for co-founder Matthew Morgan who is a native of Hackney. In addition to the music, Alexandra Palace will host a space with food vendors, artists, designers and exhibitions. Tickets are on sale here. Find out more about Afropunk London here.


Imperial & K.I.N.E.T.I.K.-Travel The Map Feat. Oddisee Soulseize Remix

UK hip-hop duo Imperial and K.I.N.E.T.I.K. get their “Travel The Map” single featuring Oddisee remixed by Swedish producer Soulseize. The remix sounds like bits of a Spaghetti Western infused with soul. The duo released their Adventures In Technicolour this past spring.