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Watch Blood Orange Play A Lovely Solo “Jewelry” On Black Power Live Broadcast

Devonté Hynes, the man who records as Blood Orange, is usually one of the busiest, most prolific collaborators on the landscape. During the quarantine era, Hynes has been relatively quiet; we haven't posted anything he's done since he showed up on the Avalanches' single "We Will Always Love You" back in February. But … More »
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The Avalanches – “We Will Always Love You” (Feat. Blood Orange)

Last week, the Avalanches started teasing something through a series of social media updates and billboards. That something is now here: A new song called "We Will Always Love You," the Australian group's first material since their long-in-the-works 2016 album Wildflower. The song features original contributions from Blood Orange's Dev Hynes, … More »
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Album Review: ‘Queen & Slim: The Soundtrack’

“Queen & Slim,” the film, traffics in sudden tragedy and symbolic terror as it portrays the violence of self-defense and self-awareness in stark, painful terms. It deserves an equally audacious score and soundtrack, a job that has gone to another Devonté Hynes, the British singer, songwriter, guitarist, record producer and director in his guise of Blood […]
Tags: Reviews, News, Album Reviews, Vince Staples, Blood Orange, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Devonté Hynes, Lil Baby, Queen & Slim, Megan Thee Stallion

Devonté Hynes – “Hair” & “Kissed All Your Scars”

Last week, the soundtrack for the film Queen & Slim was released featuring new songs from Ms. Lauryn Hill, Megan Thee Stallion, Vince Staples, and more. This week, the score for the film will be released. It was composed by Blood Orange's Devonté Hynes. The movie itself … More »
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The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that their signifiers and trends and shorthand become codified. In reality, there are bleeds, the timbre and events of one chunk of time sliding over the border into another. If you're … More »
Tags: Music, Lana Del Rey, Kacey Musgraves, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Lorde, Rihanna, Future, Father John Misty, List, Tame Impala, The War On Drugs, Kanye West, Radiohead, Sufjan Stevens, Ariana Grande

Beck – “Uneventful Days” Video (Dir. Dev Hynes)

Last week, Beck announced his forthcoming album Hyperspace and shared a couple of new songs, including the lovely synth ballad "Uneventful Days," which Beck co-wrote and co-produced with Pharrell. Today, Beck has shared his new video for "Uneventful Days." Beck has a long history of teaming up with visionary music-video directors, and on … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Beck, Tessa Thompson, Blood Orange, Alia Shawkat, Dev Hynes, Evan Rachel Wood, Pharrell Today Beck

Porches – “rangerover” (Feat. Dev Hynes)

New York's Aaron Maine has been releasing music under the name Porches since 2011, and in that time, the project has gone from an indie rock band to more of a synthpop solo situation. Today, Maine follows up his last album, 2018's The House, with a warped and hazy new single called "rangerover." … More »
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‘Queen & Slim’ Soundtrack Features Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby, Ms. Lauryn Hill, More

The soundtrack to the highly anticipated film “Queen & Slim” will be released by Motown on Nov. 15, it was announced today. The 17-song collection features new tracks from Ms. Lauryn Hill, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby, Vince Staples featuring 6lack X Mereba, Tiana Major 9 & EARTHGANG and Coast Contra featuring BJ The Chicago […]
Tags: Chicago, Vince Staples, New Music, Blood Orange, BJ, Lena Waithe, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Earthgang, Daniel Kaluuya, Lil Baby, Queen & Slim, Megan Thee Stallion

Queen & Slim Soundtrack Features New Songs By Ms. Lauryn Hill, Lil Baby, Vince Staples, & More

The upcoming movie Queen & Slim stars Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith as a black couple on their first date forced to go on the run after killing an Ohio police officer in self-defense. It was written by Lena Waithe and serves as the feature-length directorial debut of Melina Matsoukas, the director of Beyoncé's "Formation" … More »
Tags: Music, Beyonce, News, Ohio, Mike Jones, Vince Staples, Blood Orange, Bj The Chicago Kid, Bilal, Syd, Lena Waithe, Roy Ayers, Melina Matsoukas, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Earthgang, 6lack

Blood Orange Performs on ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’

Blood Orange released his Negro Swan LP back in August of last year. The versatile musician appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden on Tuesday (Apr. 16), where he served as musical guest. For the Stage 56 audience, Blood Orange performed a medley of “Something to Do” and “Dark & Handsome.” With the union jack flag by his side, watch him perform in a park setting below. Continue after the jump…. Previously: Blood Orange Feat. Diddy & Tei Shi – “Hope” (Video)
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Watch Blood Orange Debut “Something To Do” & “Dark Handsome” On Corden

This past weekend, Blood Orange played what looked like one hell of a Coachella set. Devonté Hynes opened up with a mostly solo-acoustic cover of Neil Young's "Heart Of Gold," and he brought Tei Shi and Lil Yachty to the stage for "Hope." He made the stage his own, which is really the … More »
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Watch Blood Orange Cover Neil Young At Coachella

Coachella isn't really a rock festival anymore, and Blood Orange was never a rock project. But when he played one of Coachella's big outdoor stages yesterday, Blood Orange mastermand Devonté Hynes still started off his set with an honest-to-god rock-star moment. Playing mostly solo-acoustic, Hynes opened his set by covering the Neil Young classic "More »
Tags: Video, Music, Neil Young, Coachella, Blood Orange, Hynes, Lil Yachty, Tei Shi, Devonté Hynes

Blood Orange – “Hope” Video (Feat. Diddy, Empress Of, Tyler, The Creator, & More)

Blood Orange has released a self-directed, Apple Music-exclusive new video for "Hope" from his 2018 fourth studio album, Negro Swan. The Elara Pictures-produced, 35mm-shot video features Dev Hynes and a wealth of other artists including Diddy, Empress Of, Tyler, The Creator, A$AP Rocky, Tei Shi, Alton Mason, and Dominique. Ten interwoven scenes are … More »
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Blood Orange Curd Tarts

Blood oranges just might be some of the most beautiful citrus fruits out there, with a sweet and colorful flesh that ranges from a hint of red to a deep purple. Blood oranges are always an excellent choice for juicing and look beautiful just sliced into a fruit salad, but that fresh juice can be incorporated into some stunning desserts, as well. These Blood Orange Curd Tarts offer a surprisingly easy way to show off the colorful citrus in a perfectly pink springtime tart. The filling for the ta...
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Florence + The Machine Announce North American Tour With Blood Orange, Perfume Genius, Others

Over the past few years, Florence + The Machine have already played just about every major festival in the world, and they've headlined most of them. So there is a very good chance that you've already seen their live show. But it's a show that's worth catching a second time, since Florence Welch is an … More »
Tags: Music, Florence and the Machine, Florence, Florence Welch, Tour Dates, Blood Orange, Florence The Machine, Perfume Genius, Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats, Christine And The Queens

Blood Orange Rocks NPR’s Tiny Desk

With songs off Freetown Sound and Negro Swan.
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Blood Orange Performs For NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’

Blood Orange recently visited NPR headquarters, appearing as the latest Tiny Desk Concert guest. The artist, born Devonté Hynes, performed a beautiful four-song set of records off last year’s Negro Swan LP. Backed by his band that included Jason Arce (saxophone), Eva Tolkin and Ian Isiah (vocals), and Mikey Freedom Hart (keyboard), Hynes delivered live renditions of “By Ourselves” and “Jewelry.” The East London native showed off his artistic versatility playing the guitar and piano at one poi...
Tags: Jazz, Npr, East London, Blood Orange, Dagenham, Hynes, Dev Hynes, Performances, Tiny Desk Concert, Georgia Anne Muldrow, JASON ARCE, Devonté Hynes, Ian Isiah, Pat TeiShi Ian Isiah, Eva Tolkin, Mikey Freedom Hart

2018s Most Memorable LGBTQ Album Covers

While album sales certainly aren't what they used to be, many artists still utilize these long form collections of music as a valuable format for telling personal stories, something which the album artwork is a huge part of. In this piece, David Deal looks at some of the cover highlights from a fantastic collection of albums which came out of LGBTQ community in 2018. ____________________________ Guest post by David Deal of Superhype  from  Record albums refu...
Tags: Music, America, United States, Guest Post, Pink, Prince, Janelle Monae, Blood Orange, Dagenham, Jane, Monáe, Young Black, David Deal, Devonté Hynes, Ah Mer Ah Su, Negro Swan

2018’s 50 Best Albums: An Apocalypse Survival Guide

While it’s safe to say most of us want to forget all about 2018, there are hundreds of incredible albums by stellar artists across the complete spectrum of genres that are worthy of soundtracking your 2019 and beyond. After writing and ranking this year’s list, I noticed an ominous theme; welcome to your survival guide for the end of days — here’s hoping we make it to 2020. As you may notice, I actually bought these albums on CD. A few publicists sent me digital advances and I still wound up buy...
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New Video: Blood Orange “Dagenham Dream”

For his latest video offering from his excellent Negro Swan album, Blood Orange (aka Dev Hynes) gives “Dagenham Dream” a VHS-style visual makeover. Despite the song title’s reference to the East London town, the Jack Greer-filmed clip is set in New York City as it follows skater Caleb Barnett around for the day. “Dagenham Dream” is the fifth video off Negro Swan following “Charcoal Baby,” “Jewelry,” “Saint” and “Chewing Gum” featuring A$AP Rocky and Project Pat. Watch after the jump… ...
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New Music: Blood Orange & Yves Tumor Feat. Ian Isiah “Smoke (Remix)”

For his latest release, Blood Orange, along with Yves Tumor and Ian Isiah, pay tribute to the late, great Mac Miller by remixing his Negro Swan album-cut “Smoke.” Giving the record a completely different feel from the original, Blood Orange also switches up a few lyrics in remembrance for Mac and his music contributions. Blood Orange has been on a roll lately, recently releasing the visuals to his A$AP Rocky and Project Pat-assisted track “Chewing Gum” and also appeared on Mariah Carey’s new ...
Tags: Jazz, Mariah Carey, Pat, New Music, Blood Orange, Mac Miller, Yves Tumor, Ian Isiah, Yves Tumor Feat

Watch Blood Orange Play A Luminous “Charcoal Baby” On The Tonight Show

A few months ago, Blood Orange released Negro Swan, a poignant shimmer of a new album. Since then, mastermind Dev Hynes has turned every high-profile appearance into some kind of aesthetic statement. When Hynes performs on a TV show, he turns it into an event. That's what he did last night on The … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Jimmy Fallon, Blood Orange, Mac Miller, Hynes, Dev Hynes, Yves Tumor, Negro Swan, Ian Isaiah

Mariah Carey’s New Album Caution Features Blood Orange, Gunna, Slick Rick, & More

Mariah Carey's new album, Caution, is out 11/16. It's the singer's first release since 2014's Me. I Am Mariah ... The Elusive Chanteuse, and today Carey shared the tracklist. The LP will include 10 songs and features collaborations with Ty Dolla $ign, Gunna, Slick Rick, and Blood Orange. More »
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Blood Orange – “Chewing Gum” (Feat. A$AP Rocky & Project Pat) Video

Devonté Hynes, the man behind the Blood Orange alias, likes to direct his own music video, and he proved himself to be a master director long ago. Hynes films marginalized people, and he does it in ways that draw out their beauty, making them almost look like religious figures. Today, he's given us a new … More »
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New Video: Blood Orange Feat. ASAP Rocky & Project Pat “Chewing Gum”

Blood Orange, aka Dev Hynes, released his Negro Swan album back in August. Lead by narration from Janet Mock, the album features contributions by Puff Daddy, Steve Lacy, TeiShi, Ian Isiah, and Georgia Anne Muldrow. One of the standout collaborations on the album “Chewing Gum,” now gets an official music video. Directed by Hynes himself, the visual finds Blood Orange and A$AP Rocky riding around the desert in ATVs. In shorts, silk head pieces and shirtless, watch the pair take in their sandy s...
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Hey, there's a new Eminem album out! And it doesn't have any videos yet! So: Which celebrities will Eminem dress up as when he does make a video? Donald Trump, obviously, but who else? Elon Musk? Stormy Daniels? Thanos? Paul Manafort? Bhad Bhabie? Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson at the same time? I can't wait! … More »
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Blood Orange – “Saint” Video

On Friday, Dev Hynes released his latest Blood Orange album, the lovely and poignant Negro Swan. It's an absolutely beautiful album on the surface level, but it's got a lot else going on, too. Hynes has described it as being an album about the depression and anxiety of being a person of color, … More »
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Blood Orange Dives Deep on Fourth Album, ‘Negro Swan’

Dev Hynes returns with an emotional exploration.
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Album Stream: Blood Orange ‘Negro Swan’

After first announcing it in mid-July, Dev Hynes returns with his fourth studio album as Blood Orange. Negro Swan comes in at 16 tracks, with narration by Janet Mock throughout the project. Puff Daddy, A$AP Rocky, Steve Lacy, Project Pat, TeiShi, Ian Isiah, and Georgia Anne Muldrow all make guest appearances. “My newest album is an exploration into my own and many types of black depression, an honest look at the corners of black existence, and the ongoing anxieties of queer/people of color,”...
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