Category Archives: Video

Miguel Revisits War & Leisure Releases Video For Come Through And Chill Feat. J. Cole & Salaam Remi

 Miguel’s video for “Come Through And Chill” is about his appreciation for women. The singer watches them having dance rehearsals while J.Cole spits his rap to a woman on the phone. The song is from Miguel’s 2017 War & Leisure album. He will be on tour this summer and this weekend he is performing at the Broccoli Festival in Washington, D.C. 

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Magestik Legend Releases Mini Documentary Mind Woes: The Journey

 Magestik Legend of Michigan’s The Black Opera hip-hop group is releasing his third full-length album, All This Time in May. The mini-documentary Mind Woes: The Journey puts the camera on a day in Magestik Legend’s life watching him create and cope with worries at his home studio. This kind of vulnerability informs the album that The Black Opera describes as,

The conversation in this video is an internal dialog of self-realization, an exchange that isn’t foreign to most of us. Magestik Legend takes you through his personal bouts with self-doubt, or ‘Mind Woes.'” 

All This Time comes out May 11th.

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Watch: Kandace Springs Perform People Make The World Go Round

 Kandace Springs covers The Stylistics’ “People Make The World Go Round” in a concert setting for the official video. Springs is back after her 2016 Blue Note debut album Soul Eyes. “People Make The World Go Round” is from her three-song Black Orchid EP produced by Karriem Riggins. The singer and pianist is the opening act for Hall and Oates on their North American tour that starts May 1st. 

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Janelle Monae: I Like That Official Video

 Janelle Monáe drops the video for “I Like That” as the release of Dirty Computer is only days away from release. Monáe’s cinematographer maintains her love of strong colors as she goes from sitting in a theater, then an island getaway and lastly in a bathtub as stand on the outside of the tub. Monáe has also announced a Dirty Computer tour with her Wondaland artists St. Beauty as the opening act. Tickets are on sale. 

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The Prince Estate Reveals Original Version Of Nothing Compares 2 U

 Sinead O’ Connor popularized Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” when she made it a hit song in 1990. But hardcore Prince fans were already familiar with the song because of its first appearance on The Family’s 1985 debut album. The Family was another band Prince wrote the music and created the image for in the ’80s. In this video,  Prince and The Revolution rehearse at a warehouse in Eden Prairie, Minnesota for the Purple Rain tour in 1984 as the original version of  “Nothing Compares 2 U” plays in the background. The rehearsal shows Prince in his prime dancing and playing and making it all seem so easy while wearing high heels. 

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