Gangsta Boo has been busy touring with Run The Jewels and last year she released her Candy, Diamonds & Pills mixtape. “Smoked Out Loc’d Out” is a new single from her about her love of cannabis produced by Stunt N Dozier.
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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.
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.
Nia Long has been cast as Roxanne Shante in the upcoming biopic about the Queens rapper. Shante became famous in the ’80’s as a member of the revered Juice Crew and recording “Roxanne’s Revenge.” The song inspired the most response records of any rap song and the aftermath became known as the Roxanne Wars. Shante was inspired by U.T.F.O.’s “Roxanne, Roxanne” and their cancellation at a Marley Marl event. Forest Whitaker is co-producing the movie that is filming right now. Roxanne, Roxanne will come out in 2017.