Daily Archives: January 19, 2018

St. Beauty: Not Discuss It Official Video

St. Beauty’s debut EP, Running To The Sun came out today and the video for “Not Discuss It.” Isis Valentino and Alex Belle make relationship conflicts look like a shea butter commercial. The cinematography is a tribute to their coffee-toned skin that blends with all the gold highlights in the background. The duo made a statement about Running To The Sun:

“This project is just the beginning for us we have so much more to say, and we’re so excited to continue to share our story with the world. Thank you to Janelle Monáe and Wondaland for being such an inspiration and believing in our vision.”

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Keith Sweat: How Many Ways Featuring K-Ci (Audio)

Keith Sweat and K-Ci have worked together on Sweat’s new single “How Many Ways.” The song is from his forthcoming untitled 13th studio album following 2016’s Dress To Impress. The New Jack Swing legend has been consistent for 30 plus years as a romantic singer.

He is the host of The Sweat Hotel show which has been on the air with iHeartRadio for 10 years now. The show is now the #1 syndicated Urban AC evening radio show.

 

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Cherri V Starts 2018 With Swimming Single Featuring RoxXxan

Cherry V is getting closer to the release of her Brown Eyed Soul debut album and “Swimming” is the latest song from it with a feature from British rapper RoxXxan. On the inspiration behind “Swimming” Cherry V says,

“It’s about attraction, it’s about those daydreams you have about that special person. It’s about them persistently roaming around in your thoughts… way beyond your control… slightly obsessive lol. It’s about wanting to be alone, away from the noise, prying eyes and social media – just two people getting lost in each other’s company.”

 

 

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Watch: Seun Kuti Meet Carlos Santana

Seun Kuti’s Black Times album is coming out March 2nd. Carlos Santana appears on the album and in this video they meet and talk about people claiming the inner divine. Santana plays guitar on the lead track “Black Times” and Kuti says,

“The track talks about that first moment of clarity for a Motherland person, that moment of understanding about who you are and your position in the system running the world today.”

Santana shared the stage with Kuti’s father Fela in 1986 on the Amnesty International Conspiracy Of Hope tour. The musicians developed a mutual respect for each other and Santana has been connected to Kuti’s family ever since that time.

Black Times is Seun Kuti’s fourth album and the music is socially-conscious with the intent to spark conversation.

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The Hamilton Mixtape: Wrote My Way Out (Nas, Dave East, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Aloe Blacc) Official Video

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton Mixtape has a video for “Wrote My Way Out.” Nas, Dave East, Aloe Blacc and Miranda are in the clip that takes place on a New York City rooftop.

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