“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…

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“Jilladelphia” by Hyghed

Jilladelphia” is an ode to both Jill Scott as well as the city. Hyghed tries to show the beauty behind the City of Brotherly Love while incorporating a plethora of landmarks from each part of town throughout this visual. The song & video is a classic. Even with all the adversity people face on the daily basis,…

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“Umbra” by MIIV

Cover Art by Dallas Thompson In Umbra, MIIV navigates messy relationships, paranoia, gender dysphoria, and the self across haunting soundscapes evoking the work of artists like Spellling, Eartheater, and BEA1991. Choir-like vocals, ambient synth pads, and 808s resonate as the heartbeat of a sleeping giant comprises MIIV’s debut effort.  On the single, MIIV had to…

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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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