GOAL Music Video by Keekai

Keekai is a New York based Filipinx artist with songs like ‘Show Me’ , and their most recent release, ‘Goal’. Their name originated from the Tagalog word kikay, roughly translated to girly. Keekai explains their connection to the word by saying, “After reclaiming the word kikay and reclaiming my queerness, I found that it really expanded…

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“adoration” by J.Scott

‘adoration’, the sophomore EP from Pop/R&B artist J.Scott, represents an inner renaissance that he had within himself. “As a black, queer man from the south navigating through this time, I just needed to fall in love with myself again,” describes the up-and-coming NYC-based artist. This four-track EP explores the multifaceted experiences of black queer romance.…

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Soulja Boy’s Impact on Fame, and Its Changing Role In An Influencer Dominated Society by Trinity Townsend

In the age of Instagram promos, youtube challenges, and virality, fame is more attainable than ever before. In the past, journalistic industries and celebrity gossip tabloids were the only chances the general population had to peek into the lives of people we deem as celebrities. Now, celebrities and the general population alike meticulously craft the…

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“Not in the Cards” by The Red Pears

Magnetic alternative trio act, The Red Pears, mark their return in 2021 with the release of their latest single “Not In The Cards.” The garage rock outfit from Los Angeles – composed of Henry Vargas, Jose Corona and Patrick Juarez – pay homage to their classic rock sound by showcasing their polished alt-rock sound without sacrificing…

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“Houses” by Aiden

Aiden, based in NYC, has been making music from his bedroom since 2018. From the recording process of “Houses” which started in April of 2020 to his new EP “Placid Creatures”, which comes out June 30th, Aiden is creating the melodic nostalgic feeling he’s been looking for in music. “I wrote Houses in a time…

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Computers for the Hood (Album Review)

iNTeLL, mastermind behind 2ND GENERATION WU, son of Wu-Tang Clan’s U-God, and carrier of the legendary hip hop collective’s creative torch, ponders an important philosophical and theoretical question with producer DLP on his new album Computers For The Hood (out independently on June 9, 2021). “What could a young mind in the hood do with…

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“Fuck Peace” by TK Wonder and Khari Mateen

Nina Simone said, “An artist’s duty is to reflect the times.” TK‘s lyrics combined with Khari’s melody reflects on the hypocrisy of asking Black and Brown communities to be peaceful when brutalized by police. After months of protesting the murders of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd and as a Black woman that has experienced her own disturbing encounters with…

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