Last Friday (Mar. 1), Solange released her fourth full-length album, When I Get Home. Leading up to the record’s release, Solange released snippets of music and visuals on the social media site Black Planet. Each new picture or gif heightened everyone’s anticipation for Solange’s new album. Her last record, 2016’s A Seat at the Table, was a Grammy-winning masterpiece that debuted at #1 and lifted her career to new heights. The love … Continue reading The New Solange Album Isn’t for Everybody. And That’s Okay.
“Posted up, p-posted up in Wonderland,” Gosha Guppy chanted, and that we were. Tuesday night, June 5, Gosha Guppy headlined his first official gig at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn. Gosha Guppy, a rising Brooklyn rapper, performed to a crowd of about 110 people on a starkly bare stage illuminated with stunning red lights. Gosha was supported by two acts, the endlessly energetic rap group, … Continue reading Gosha Guppy & Friends Impress With First Live Show
Beyoncé set the Earth on fire with her instantly legendary Coachella set. Let’s break down the biggest and best odes to black culture throughout the performance. 1. HBCUs Get Major Love The stunning two-hour spectacle paid homage to HBCU culture. For those unfamiliar with the term, HBCU stands for “historically black colleges and universities.” Beyoncé, who recently expanded her scholarship program to include 4 … Continue reading The Top 10 Blackest Moments of Beychella
2017 has been a great year for music and the rate of diversity of the tracks that penetrated the mainstream was admirable. Here we’ll list the top 25 tracks of the year, feel free to tear it apart! In order to be eligible for this list, the track must have been released as an official single between January 1, 2017, and December 31, 2017. #25. … Continue reading The Top 25 Singles 2017