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Common releases another quality visual from his Black America Again album.

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At midnight, promising Virginia singer-rapper D.R.A.M. will deliver his debut album Big Baby D.R.A.M. But that didn’t stop him from liberating “Wifi,” his highly anticipated collaboration with Erykah Badu, a few hours early.


The BET Awards‘ promised to deliver with their Prince tribute and they did not disappoint. Watch The Roots, Erykah Badu and especially Bilal put on a show for the Purple one. 


With the upcoming Billboard Awards showing us how not to do a Prince tribute. [Booking Madonna, really?] It’s time for BET to do what they do best.

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Thanks to Kendrick Lamar’s producer Soundwave, we finally have some names to put on his untitled unmastered album. Obviously we recognized Bilal and Ceelo Green’s voices, but this new information lets us know who else was behind the scenes.

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Here’s The Notorious B.I.G. like you’ve never heard him before. To celebrate the 19th anniversary of the late, great MC’s tragic passing, MICK (formerly Mick Boogie) and  present a mash-up project titled Ready to Boom.


The streets of Oakland are boiling over with violence in the aftermath of summertime and soul singer Bilal is the latest victim of armed robbery–in broad daylight. Around 3:15 p.m. on Monday October 5th, Bilal his four-man crew were out in The Bay shooting the video for “I Really Don’t Care,” the next single off […]

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Soul crooner Bilal put his fingerprints on Kendrick Lamar’s latest, To Pimp A Butterfly. The Compton rapper isn’t the first socially conscious MC he’s collaborated with; so we asked him to compare working with K. Dot to teaming with Common. 

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Veteran crooner Bilal previewed a new, Kendrick Lamar-assisted track titled “Money Over Love” back in May. Finally, the full version releases for fans listening pleasure.

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Kendrick Lamar is just resting on his laurels waiting for his recently released album, To Pimp a Butterfly take him to the promised land. He’s been quietly recording collaborations behind our unsuspecting backs.

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With the close of summer quickly approaching, there are still few quality festivals in the pipeline. One of which is ONE MusicFest, which will invade Atlanta for a fifth consecutive year on September 13 at Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood.


Now in its eighth year, the annual DC Loves Dilla tribute concert and fundraiser has become known as one of the Nation Capital’s premier events. This year, veteran trio De La Soul will headline alongside The Root’s Black Thought and composer Miguel Atwood-Ferguson at the historic Howard Theatre 0n Wednesday (July 10) in honor of […]