Daily Archives: July 22, 2016

Kemba-Negus Album Stream

Kemba delivers his Negus album as promised today and the songs are reflections on Black life in the past, present and future. You can download it for free or name your price on his Bandcamp page.


Phonte & Eric Roberson-Tigallerro Album Stream



Phonte and Eric Roberson released their  Tigallerro album today.  The two have worked together in the past but this is their first time doing a whole album together. Tigallerro has production from DJ Harrison, Zo! and S1. Stream the album below:



Keith Sweat Talks To Madame Noire

Keith Sweat talks to Madame Noire about his new album Dress To Impress, R&B, discovering Silk, TGT, Gerald Levert and more.


Theaster Gates’ Art Exhibition For Frankie Knuckles

Chicago artist Theaster Gates has a new art exhibition focused on late house music pioneer Frankie Knuckles. The exhibition is called “How To Build A House Museum” and it’s being shown at Toronto’s Art Gallery of Ontario until October 30th. VICE’s Thump went to the exhibit and talked with Gates about the body, Knuckles, violence, police brutality and Black culture.

Macy Gray To Release Jazz Album Stripped In September


Macy Gray has recorded new music, covers and re-recorded some of her songs for her jazz-oriented Stripped album. The songs were recorded in two days at a retired church with an ensemble that included trumpeter Wallace Roney, drummer Ari Hoenig, guitarist Russell Malone and bass player Daryl Johns. Stripped will come out September 9th and you can pre-order it now.

Tracklisting for Stripped: 

01) Annabelle
02) Sweet Baby
03) I Try
04) Slowly
05) She Ain’t Right For You
06) First Time
07) Nothing Else Matters
08) Redemption Song
09) The Heart
10) Lucy