Cabo Verdean soul songstress Mayra Andrade will perform at New York City’s 2015 Central Park SummerStage on July 12th.
Would RiRi really kidnap your chick then show up in a see-through latex dress with an arsenal of sharp ass tools to slowly gut you with? I don’t know but you won’t fuck with her money.
Neo-soul band The Internet has shared some dreamy new visuals for “Girl,” featuring Haitian-Canadian electro artist, Kaytranada.
Robert Glasper memorializes Eric Garner, Rekia Boyd, Sean Bell, Aiyana Jones and more with heart-wrenching cover of Kendrick Lamar’s “I’m Dying of Thirst.”
Enjoy The Roots and Erykah Badu‘s 17-minute ode to hip-hop with Freeway, YG, and The LOX at the 2015 Roots Picnic in Philly.
The 44th Annual International African Arts Festival returns to Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park with performances by Talib Kweli, Living Colour, Kaïssa, Cita Rodriguez and more!
English soul songstress Lianne La Havas has revealed dates for 2015 North American shows throughout the Summer and Fall.
Soul crooner Bilal recently stopped by KCRW with an acoustic performance of his latest single, “Satellites.”
Electro-R&B songstress D∆WN (aka Dawn Richard) recently graced BBC Radio 1Xtra with a cover of The Weeknd’s hit “Earned It” and her new single “Titans.”
With the #1 album in the country, Alabama Shakes gave a beautiful live performance of “Over My Head” on ‘The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon.’
Miguel has unveiled visuals for “Coffee” that are as sensual and intriguing as the single itself.
Davido, Toofan, and Wizkid lead nominations for the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs), which will take place on Saturday, July 18th to coincide with Nelson Mandela‘s birthday.
Enjoy Loren Platt-directed visuals for Purple Ferdinand’s soothing “Through Your Eyes.”
Que Bajo?! presents a tropical mix of Latin American, Caribbean, and African grooves with special guests Dengue Dengue Dengue and 2Melo at Brooklyn’s The Wick on June 19th.
Genre-hopping BOSCO takes us on a nostalgic, but fresh sonic experience inspired by 90s R&B with new ‘BOY’ EP.
Odd Future’s neo-soul band affiliate, The Internet has teamed up with Janelle Monáe, Tyler, the Creator and many more for their third studio album, ‘Ego Death.’ Listen to the smooth first single “Special Affair.”
In July, New York City’s Afro-Latino Festival returns to celebrate the contributions of people of African descent from Latin America & the Caribbean and the diasporas.
Pharrell Williams has curated a soundtrack that the nerdy 90s rap-obsessed teens in Rick Famuyiwa‘s ‘DOPE’ would love!
English songstress FKA twigs covers Complex June/July 2015, where she speaks on her forthcoming EP3, racist attacks on social media, being labeled “alternative R&B,” and much more.
AFROPUNK Festival is coming home to Brooklyn with a stellar lineup that includes Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Kelis, Danny Brown, Suicidal Tendencies, Thundercat, Raury, Lion Babe and more!