“Crackpot Seminary” by Doren

Crackpot Seminary is a project about Doren’s experiences growing up and going to high school in New York City. Each song represents a different aspect of his experience. From the angst and longing to see more of the city in Break the Rules, to the anxiety he felt about sharing his art in Drifting, and … Read more“Crackpot Seminary” by Doren

“Grey” by Cisco Swank

“Grey is a song about getting through. The majority of the song was written during quarantine which was definitely a time of overcoming trials and tribulations. That idea of seeing the light at the the end of the tunnel was definitely a focus on this song both sonically and lyrically. Especially parts where I repeat … Read more“Grey” by Cisco Swank

Vacio by Jarina de Marco & Empress Of

Dynamic electro-pop artists Jarina De Marco and Empress Of team up on latest single “Vacío,” a declaration of empowerment that lives within the individual spirit. Jarina recently announced the single, out on Thursday, September 2, via her socials and has now announced her special feature, Empress Of (Lorely Rodriguez). The eclectic duo channel their longtime … Read moreVacio by Jarina de Marco & Empress Of

Don’t Forget to Breathe by Malik Temple

While navigating a clinical depression that had start to consume more of my life, an oppressive job with a boss that was synonymous to Joseph Stalin as I’m trying to teach underserved students during a pandemic, balancing financial struggles during a time of financial turmoil, and trying to find peace in MY black experience in … Read moreDon’t Forget to Breathe by Malik Temple

New Age Afrofuturism: Using Music and Film to Reference the Past and Create a Narrative of Black Futures by Trinity Townsend

In the media, ideas of the future have historically been portrayed through science fiction. However, when analyzing science fiction as a literary and cinematic genre, Black faces are seldom at the forefront. The 1985 blockbuster Back to The Future is a notable title in science fiction but when looking at the cast list, I see … Read moreNew Age Afrofuturism: Using Music and Film to Reference the Past and Create a Narrative of Black Futures by Trinity Townsend

“Sometimes” by Moahi

Sometimes is the newest single from Moahi. Based in Cape Town, this is the latest offering from the highly creative and unique artist. 23 year old South African singer-songwriter Moahi elevates vibrations with his beautifully soothing voice as he encapsulates listeners through his honest lyrics and good energy. Sometimes written by Moahi and produced by … Read more“Sometimes” by Moahi

“Entries” by Desde

Cover Art by Sarah Garfur @alrighhhh Desde’s first solo project ‘Entries’ is a simple and layered tape peeking into the paradox of life. ‘Entries’ was inspired by a journal, the freedom of honesty of having moments to yourself to reflect on self and where you land in the world. Desde is an artist born and … Read more“Entries” by Desde

“GOODGOOD” by Murielle

Cover Photo by Dominique Falcon, edited by Anna Koblish Fenty lipgloss, sticky skin and cheap guys in Stüssy are a few things we miss about Brooklyn bars after being stuck in the house for far too long. Murielle, a Belgium born Congolese-American pop star, welcomes us back with a bang. “GOODGOOD,” written in her childhood … Read more“GOODGOOD” by Murielle

Creating No Matter The Medium: IBI HAN’s Muse by Ania B. Holland

“I introduced myself as an actress, not as a singer, which is so weird, but lately, in the back of my head, I’m like, you’re both now.” A dewy Friday morning, just before sunrise, IBI HAN gathered her close friend, a camera, an outfit change, and piled her belongings into an Uber. While brainstorming the … Read moreCreating No Matter The Medium: IBI HAN’s Muse by Ania B. Holland

“Twisted Colors” by The Red Pears

The Red Pears returned last month to introduce a new era of music this summer marked by their first release “Not In The Cards.” Now, they are ready to share their latest single “Twisted Colours.” Originally conceptualized during the initial days of the band’s formation, the track’s final form reinvents their beginnings into a fully … Read more“Twisted Colors” by The Red Pears

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