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Rapsody ft. D’Angelo, GZA — “Ibtihaj”

Let's revisit Rapsody's Ibtihaj. The title of the song is a shout out to Ibtihaj Muhammad, who became the first American woman to wear a hijab while competing for the United States…
Dance Theatre of Harlem, Dancing Through Harlem

Dance Theatre of Harlem — Dancing Through Harlem

The Dance Theatre of Harlem, like many businesses, has felt the effects of the Covid-19 lockdown. The storied ballet company temporarily shuttered as New York went through the worst of the virus.…
KAMAUU feat. Adeline: Mango

KAMAUU feat. Adeline — “MANGO”

KAMAUU's sound is refreshing, while also familiar. It's a throwback to classic Funk, Soul, R&B, without the Pop that's infused with most of today's music. MANGO, produced by Nightshade, is the perfect…
The Worng Protest

When you join the wrong movement

Stay woke, people. Make your voice heard. BUT... are you sure everyone on that protest march is down for the same cause? Keep Watching videos August 2, 2020 It’s an election year,…
J. Cole

J. Cole — “Snow on tha Bluff”

J. Cole drops this thinly veiled critic about the activism of an unnamed fellow rapper and his own attempts to support calls for social justice. I'ma sit back and sip this tea…
Kimberly Jones

“How Can We Win”

In the midst of protests and riots surrounding the police murder of George Floyd, Kimberly Jones, author of I'm Not Dying with You Tonight, delivers a passionate rebuke of those criticizing the…
The Free Nationals, NPR

Tiny Desk Concert: The Free Nationals

The Free Nationals crept over to NPR for a quick lunch-time concert. Obviously film before COVID-19 made social distancing a thing, the performance was brief, but incredibly entertaining. The Free Nationals were…
Bishop Nehru - MEATHEAD feat. MF DOOM

Bishop Nehru feat. MF DOOM – “MEATHEAD”

On "Meathead", from Nehruvia: My Disregarded Thoughts, Bishop Nehru's 9th album, the new New York rapper is joined by collaborator, MF DOOM. As with any DOOM-featured cut, "Meathead" is chuck full of…
Juice WRLD - Righteous

Juice WRLD — “Righteous”

Juice WRLD has been featured on a couple guest tracks since his untimely death last December (Eminem’s “Godzilla,” and G Herbo's “PTSD”), but “Righteous” is his first posthumous record as the lead…
D-Nice: 25 ta Life

Throwback: D-Nice — “25 Ta Life”

"25 ta Life" appeared on D-Nice's second album, To tha Rescue, released in 1991. The track, produced by D-Nice, features a gritty street sound, while pushing a positive message about consequences. The…
Black Thought, Tiny Desk Concert

Tiny Desk Concert: Black Thought

It's always a thrill to listen to Black Thought do verbal gymnastic around the English language, and NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts are always a great distraction. Add to it that I'm working…
Capleton: Prophacy

Throwback: Capleton — “Tour” Remix

There are a number of remixes of Capleton‘s “Tour”, but the one that matters most, and arguably the one that made Capleton a household name in the US, is the Dynamik Duo…