Daily Archives: November 27, 2017

Big Boi: What’s In My Bag?

Big Boi is the latest artist to visit Amoeba Music and share what he picked-up from the store. Kate Bush and Funkadelic are just two of his choices and he gives great stories about how he was introduced to the music. Big Boi’s Boomiverse is out now.

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Miguel: Come Through And Chill Featuring J. Cole

Miguel and J.Cole have collaborated again and this time it’s for the song “Come Through And Chill.” Salaam Remi produced the song that is on Miguel’s War & Leisure coming out this Friday. “Come Through And Chill” without J.Cole’s verses emerged last year.

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Sza Will Perform On SNL In December

Sza will make her performance debut on Saturday Night Live December 9th. Sza just won Soul Train’s Best R&B/Soul Female Artist category. Her CTRL album has been cited by critics and fans alike. She is expected to receive Grammy nominations when they are announced tomorrow.

 

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Issa Rae’s Covergirl Ad

Issa Rae’s Covergirl campaign for their special edition Melting Pout Metallic lipstick looks like an outtake from her HBO series Insecure. Rae sits at the bar in a dark club saying funny pick-up lines to a mirror just like her character does on the show. At firs,t it is not clear if she really is talking to another person but it is soon revealed that she is alone and preparing for a potential new meet. Season 3 of Insecure does not have exact return date but it will more than likely be back in the of Summer 2018.

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SWV & The Soul Cypher At The Soul Train Awards

The 2017 Soul Train Awards aired last night and Erykah Badu hosted the show again. She started the night by kneeling in reference to Colin Kaepernick’s NFL controversy. SWV performed a medley of their songs and were later joined by Method Man and U-God. The Soul Cypher featured Mali Music, Faith Evans, Fantasia and Bilal doing their best R&B ad-libbing. See all the winners here.
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