Third Coast Kings – “Birds and Bees” video

Deep funk collective Third Coast Kings released a music video for the baby-making song “Birds and Bees,” from their…

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Bae Tigre - “Now Or Never”

Bae Tigre – “Now Or Never”

When I saw the name Bae Tigre (@baetigre), I immediately wondered if it was a play on Le Tigre. Less clash and more electro, though. Bae Tigre is a project lead by Minneapolis based musician Ranelle, and she’s a new artist over at Polkadot Mayhem. Getting ready to release her 10-track album in November, you can get familiar with the track “Now Or Never”.

I will say, though, that I wasn’t really…

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Rey Resurreccion - “Mutha Effin Problem”

Rey Resurreccion – “Mutha Effin Problem”

Building anticipation for his forthcoming album, titled Heart of the City, Rey Resurreccion has been dropping a couple of tracks/videos. His latest is a song called “Mutha Effin Problem,” and it finds him rapping about hard work and chasing his dream, over a cheery beat powered by prominent piano chords, a mellow bassline, and playful percussion. Stream and download for free!
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The Black Opera - “Behold The Opera”

The Black Opera – “Behold The Opera”

The Black Opera (@TheBlackOpera) shift to a different era in their new song “Behold The Opera,” from their forthcoming album The Great Year. Produced by yU, the song sets a menacing tone with hard-hitting drums and crispy hi-hats, while deep, ominous vocal samples sway in the forefront (the beat is dope!). The two founding TBO members spit cool, conscious bars laden with pop culture references,…

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MIYAVI starring as Mutsushiro Watanabe in Unbroken (2014)

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Donald Glover/Childish Gambino’s followup to his tweets from last night about Ferguson

In case people haven’t seen it, this is the poem he is talking about.

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Ya’ll know why little richard sang so fast?

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when he first started he’d put a song out and the white radio stations would get their own singers to sing the song in the style they wanted (like kidsBop but on every radio station ). well little richard was like “well i don’t like that…what if i make it so hard to sing they cant imitate it.” he became so fast that if you wanted to hear a song by Little Richard Then you had to listen to Little Richard.