“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…

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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…

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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…

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“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…

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“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…

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“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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