Alex G Officially Drops The (Sandy)

Back in 2017, right in the middle of the rollout for his Rocket album, the Philadelphia indie-rock cult hero Alex G started going by (Sandy) Alex G for legal reasons presumably related to a Colorado-based pop artist already using the Alex G name. It was weird at first, but … More »
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J. Cole – “Snow On Tha Bluff”

After an impressive 2019 highlighted by his Revenge Of The Dreamers III compilation, J. Cole is back with his first new song of 2020. "Snow On Tha Bluff" is a pensive, extremely minimal track directly addressing the issues driving the recent wave of Black Live Matter protests. More »
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Sinista Daniro – “Dental Floss” (Video)

Man Bites Dog Records presents this new hard-hitting video by rising Baltimore, MD based underground Hip Hop artist Sinista Daniro titled “Dental Floss“, off his upcoming album “Rose Blakk”.  Make sure to follow Man Bites Dog Records for more dope releases!
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Insomniac announces its Beyond Wonderland at The Gorge Virtual Rave-A-Thon

Insomniac is taking its Virtual Rave-A-Thon series down the rabbit hole and straight into the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington. A Pacific Northwest edition of Beyond Wonderland was scheduled to take place this month at the venue, however due to the continued spread of coronavirus the show was postponed until 2021. The virtual version of the two-day show will livestream on Insomniac’s YouTube and Twitch channels from 6 p.m. to midnight June 20-21. It will feature Alice in Wonderland-theme...
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Black Virginia Pastor Arrested After Calling Police on Mob of White People Who Attacked Him

Earlier this month, a Black Pastor in Virginia called the police for help when five people threatened him and used racial epithets. When the officers arrived, they arrested the pastor and let the five white people go. This is the story of Pastor Leon K. McCray Sr. who called the incident the “most humiliating, dehumanizing, damning, and violating event of my life.” He shared the painful story with his church and posted the video online so more people would be aware of the injustice he faced. ...
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Philadelphia Court Supervisor Fired After Video Shows Him Tearing Down Black Lives Matter Signs & Saying “Not to Me They Don’t”

A 61-year-old employee of the Philadelphia Family Court was fired from his position after a viral video was shared online showing the man tearing down Black Lives Matter signs and verbally assaulting a woman. View this post on Instagram #DIRECTMESSAGE This is MICHAEL HENKEL of South Philadelphia. MICHAEL HENKEL is currently the Writ Service Supervisor of Philadelphia Family Court. Please share so the City ...
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Leon Bridges Shares “Sweeter” Video

Can’t feel peace with those judging eyes.
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Young Thug Joins RMR on “Rascal” Remix

A late edition to RMR's Drug Dealing Is A Lost Art EP.
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Riot Fest Announces 2021 Initial Lineup

Riot Fest is skipping right over 2020 and already planning to return for 2021. The Chicago-based festival, which takes place in September every year, has announced is initial lineup for next year. It'll retain the My Chemical Romance reunion, which was announced back in January (they just revealed a new 2021 … More »
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Live From Here Cancelled

Live From Here, the Chris Thile-hosted variety show formerly known as A Prairie Home Companion, has been cancelled by Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media. This past weekend's episode, which featured performances from Rufus Wainwright, the War & Treaty, Lady Midnight, and more, will be the show's final installment. More »
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Can CBD Make You Hungry? Truth Exposed

Most of us may already know what CBD is. It has made its way to the top of some markets throughout the years. I know that most of us are quite familiar with its benefits and what it is but to those who have a challenging time understanding, let’s do a little recap. CBD (also known as Cannabidiol) is found in the Cannabis plant and is one of the 113 active compounds found in hemp. But unlike its counterparts, like THC, it is far safer to use. There are three types of CBD which are CBD isolate, f...
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Fredro Starr – “A Few Songs” EP

Fredro Starr the OG from Onyx hits you with his “A Few Joints” EP entirely produced by the late Chyskillz who also was behind the boards for classics like “Slam”, “Throw Ya Gunz” and  “Shiftee”.    
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Ric Wilson – “Fight Like Ida B & Marsha P”

Ric Wilson has shared a new single called "Fight Like Ida B & Marsha P," named after Ida B. Wells and Marsha P. Johnson. It's the Chicago rapper's first new track since releasing his EP with Terrace Martin last month. "I got bodily autonomy/ And it's and its policy is people over property/ … More »
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Jay Worthy & Harry Fraud – “Hold Something” (Video)

Off their Eat When You're Hungry, Sleep When You're Tired EP, out now.
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Nappy Roots – “Blind Faith” (Video)

the Grammy-nominated group Nappy Roots just dropped their latest song, “Blind Faith,” that speaks directly to the current turmoil that the nation is facing. This is the first song from the group’s upcoming album, “40RTY”, which is set to be released on Sept. 18.
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Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister Is Getting A Biopic

Since Motörhead frontman Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister's death from cancer at the end of 2015, he has been honored many times over: with eulogies from Lars Ulrich and Dave Grohl, a statue on the Sunset Strip, a prehistoric crocodile named after him. Now, like seemingly … More »
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IDLES – “Grounds”

In 2018, IDLES released their sophomore album Joy As An Act Of Resistance. It quickly became one of the most intensely beloved works from a young rock band in recent memory, and anticipation was high for whatever would arrive next. Back in March, they shared a new song called "Mr. Motivator," and hinted … More »
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Anti-diskriminierende Sprache: 9 Tipps, damit du trans* Personen nicht misgenderst

Acht Jahre lang glaubte Sara Kaplan, ihr erstgeborenes Kind sei ein Mädchen. Bis ihr ein Klassenkamerad ihrer “Tochter“ sagte, sie hätte ein Geheimnis. Und dieses Geheimnis war, dass ihr Kind „im Inneren ein Junge“ sei. Von diesem Moment an wusste Sara, dass sie keine Tochter, sondern einen Sohn großgezogen hatte.An diesem Tag nahm Kaplan ihren Sohn James, der jetzt 10 Jahre alt ist, beim nach Hause gehen an die Hand, und hörte zu, als er ihr erzählte, wie er sich bemüht hatte, das Geschlecht, ...
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Cherie Currie talks new music, reviving ‘Queens of Noise’ and how wielding chainsaws is therapeutic

Though the coronavirus global pandemic put a pause on live concerts as well as most planned album releases, rocker and ex-Runaways frontwoman Cherie Currie just wanted to let her latest solo album rip. Currie’s “Blvds of Splendor” had been a decade in the making, but finally dropped digitally back in April via Runaways guitarist Joan Jett and Kenny Laguna’s Blackheart Records. Though the album was originally put out as a very limited edition red-vinyl on Record Store Day in 2019, the digital rel...
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Blue Legacy – ““Rap Negus” (Album)

Underground Hip Hop artist out of Queens, NY Blue Legacy releases his new album titled “Rap Negus”.  Negus is East African it means king or royalty in translation. The entire album is produced by Wu Tang affiliated producer Tony Tone from Germany. They created this album as a reflection of the current state of Hip Hop wanting to shine a light on its flaws and issues they felt were degrading the culture, without preaching.  Follow him on Instagram @bluelegacylhc.
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Regional Justice Center – “KKK Tattoo”

Regional Justice Center is the fast, turbulent, hallucinatorily angry hardcore punk project led by Ian Shelton, resident of Los Angeles and sometime member of Self Defense Family. Regional Justice Center often operate as a sort of collective, but while he's been at home under quarantine, Shelton has lately been making a whole lot of music … More »
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Ist es schlimm, dass ich in den letzten drei Monaten keinen BH getragen habe?

Während ich diesen Satz schreibe, trage ich keinen BH. Genauer gesagt trage ich seit Beginn der Corona-Pandemie so gut wie nie einen BH. Oft vergesse ich es einfach, weil ich nach dem Aufstehen meistens erst Mal eine Weile im Pyjama arbeite, bevor ich irgendwann duschen gehe und mich anziehe. Und ich kann nur sagen: Es ist unglaublich befreiend! Für manche Frauen ist das vielleicht keine große Sache, für mich aber schon. Ich habe ein D-Körbchen und habe vor Corona immer einen BH getrag...
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So You Want to Be a Socially Distanced Orchestra

Here is music that could safely be played by a reduced symphonic ensemble.
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Album Of The Week: Braids Shadow Offering

Braids have a flair for the dramatic. Throughout their four albums, the Canadian trio have been an outlet for unhinged catharsis. They are masters of outsized emotion, approaching their music with a theatrical zeal that confers everyday anxieties with a heightened, fantastical edge. In the same way that a song in a musical leads a … More »
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Podcast: Quin Kirchner

Quin Kirchner is a Chicago based drummer and composer. he and Jeff talk about Quin’s new record, releasing music on vinyl, djing, and more.https://www.quinkirchner.com
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