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Janelle Monae, Empowerment Through Entertainment

By Ray Legendre
R&B firecracker Janelle Monae sang, danced and rapped her way into the hearts of fans Thursday night inside the Best Buy Theater in Times Square. Her greatest moment…

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“…then Killer Mike would be platinum”

By Ray Legendre
“Critics wanna mention they miss when hip-hop was rappin’ / Motherfucker if you did, then Killer Mike would be platinum” ~ “Hood Politics” by Kendrick Lamar
The alternate universe…

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Island Vibes-Daneekah at Mixologi this Saturday (LA)

Spinning dancehall, reggae, hip-hop and everything else in between, DJ Daneekah is certainly one of a kind. Hailing from Alexandra, Australia, she has established herself worldwide by rocking crowds back home, in the…

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The Whooligan (Soulection) Rocks Mixologi x LA

The Whooligan has long been a part of the Mixologi family, so we couldn’t be more thrilled to rock with him this Saturday in Los Angeles. Starting from humble beginnings, the Soulection all-star quickly propelled…

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Mar Drops Futuristic Soulful Single “Not Like Here”

“Not Like Here” is the first single from Mar’s forthcoming EP, When We Meet.

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!Now Ya Know: Badí

By Jonathan Singletary
Earlier this year, recording artist Badí (pronounced bah-dee) dropped the hip-hop EP Acceptance. Over production styles ranging from J-Dilla to Boi-1da, Badí executes both lyrically and vocally. His unique…

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Chance The Rapper Stars In A New Short Film “Mr. Happy”

By Len Brown
Chicago emcee Chance The Rapper is doing more than what his stage name suggests as he’s slowly turning into a modern-day Renaissance man with his numerous endeavors, from…

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Album Review: To Pimp A Butterfly

By Ray Legendre
Faced with the realities of Ferguson, the distorted realities of his own fame and the pressure surrounding his self-appropriated status as the King of New York hip-hop, Grammy…

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Dope New Track: Oddisee – That’s Love

“In a landscape overrun with abstract indulgence and shallow trend-chasers, the Prince George’s County, Maryland artist Oddisee has created ‘The Good Fight’, a record that reminds you that it’s music…