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Jamila Woods Wants You to Stop Rewriting Black History

We grabbed lunch with the Chicago singer in the middle of Harlem. Her new album, 'LEGACY! LEGACY!,' underscores why Black lineage needs to be protected.
Kristin Corry
5.7.19
Internet Exploring

Jill Scott Is Trying To Dismantle 'No Nut November'

During a live performance, the neo-soul and self-love queen put on a grand showcase of her divine talents on the mic. Yes, we mean that sexually.
Jabbari Weekes
11.13.18
Interviews

Ivy Sole Is the Philly Rapper Who Wants You to Forgive Yourself

The Charlotte-born, Philly-based rapper is turning her growing pains into poetry on her debut album ‘Overgrown.’
Kristin Corry
9.24.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Obviously Watch Erykah Badu's New Tiny Desk Concert

The idiosyncratic, existential soul artist warmed up with "Rimshot" before stretching out a remarkable, 12-minute "Green Eyes."
Alex Robert Ross
8.15.18
New music

Blending Hip-Hop and Neo-Soul, Rimon Is the New Face of Dutch Music

The 21-year-old singer’s new single “Realize” is further proof that she’s headed for international stardom.
Wouter van Dijk
8.3.18
Holy Shit

Tyler, the Creator's Smooth Tiny Desk Concert Is the Epitome of His Vision

'Flower Boy' material + a live jazz-soul band is magical.
Phil Witmer
12.11.17
New music

Hear a Reflective, Acoustic Spin on Jorja Smith's "On My Mind"

The UK singer proves her versatility on the new version.
Lauren O'Neill
10.3.17
Festivals 2017

4 Better or 4 Worse: The Scenes and Sounds of Soulquarius 2017

Sets from Erykah Badu, The Internet, Ashanti, and The-Dream gave us a lot to love, but overcrowding and production snafus made it difficult to do.
Andrea Domanick
2.20.17
New music

Listen to Dev Hynes of Blood Orange's New Project, VeilHymn

It's a silky smooth collaboration with Bryndon Cook of Starchild.
Lauren O'Neill
1.27.17
Features

Kaytranada Is Winning for Montreal

A few days before his Polaris Prize victory, the 24-year-old Haitian-Canadian producer reflects on his whirlwind year.
Max Mertens
10.3.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Gallant's Television Debut of 'Weight In Gold" Is a Thing of Beauty

Our Noisey Next alum came well-prepared to 'The Tonight Show.'
John Hill
5.13.16
Holy Shit

Maxwell Is Back With His First Single in Years, "Lake by The Ocean"

The first taste of what's to come from his upcoming record 'BlackSUMMERS'night'.
John Hill
4.8.16
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