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Talib Kweli reveals ‘Radio Silence’ artwork, more details, & release party

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Talib Kweli’s new album is set to feature Anderson .Paak, Robert Glasper, Waka Flocka, Kaytranada, Alchemist, BJ the Chicago Kid, and more. The first single featuring Rick Ross is out now.

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Terrace Martin’s band ft. Kamasi/Glasper playing NYC ++ DJ Quik & MC Eiht end feud with great new LPs

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Kendrick Lamar collaborator Terrace Martin announced a NYC show with his supergroup The Pollyseeds (including Kamasi Washington, Robert Glasper, Problem, and more). In recent related news, longtime feuders DJ Quik & MC Eiht finally collaborated and both have great new albums out…

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Kweku Collins & Femdot have new releases, playing shows together

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Chicago rapper/singer/producer Kweku Collins deservedly picked up buzz last year for his debut album Nat Love, and he quickly followed it with this year’s Grey EP, which features Allan Kingdom, Kipp Stone, and cellist Sylvie Grace

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Syd played 3 Days in Philly with Ravyn Lenae after Irving Plaza (RBSS pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Syd of The Internet has been having a great year. She released her excellent debut solo album Fin in February, already followed it with the Always Never Home EP in September, and she’s been on her first-ever solo tour. She played a sold-out NYC show on 10/9 at Irving Plaza and then hit Red Bull Sound Select’s 3 Days In Philly

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Dipset and A$AP Mob playing NYC edition of Spotify’s “RapCaviar Live” series

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s been a couple years since Cam’ron, Juelz Santana, Jim Jones and Freekey Zekey last played together as Dipset, but they’ll team up once again for a Spotify “RapCaviar Live” show in NYC…

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Stevie Wonder added to TIDAL X Brooklyn hurricane benefit concert

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Stevie will join Jay-Z, Cardi B, DJ Khaled, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, A$AP Ferg, Vic Mensa, Joey Bada$$, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Princess Nokia, Tee Grizzley, Rapsody, Chloe x Halle and more at Barclays Center this week to benefit hurricane relief.

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Nelly accuser drops charges, believes “the system is going fail her”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“We do not live in a society where a 21 year old college student can feel safe enough to pursue criminal charges against a celebrity for an alleged rape,” Karen Koehler, the accusers’ lawyer, wrote in an open letter.

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Flying Lotus says “the internet is a fuckin’ liar” before playing Gaslamp Killer song on stage

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In the wake of The Gaslamp Killer being accused of rape, his former label boss Flying Lotus said: “The internet is a fuckin’ liar. Ain’t nobody judge and jury but the fuckin’ law, okay?“

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Questlove responds to Keith Olbermann’s Eminem tweet, made him a playlist

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Sports and political commentator/writer and current host of his own GQ webshow, Keith Olbermann got the music world talking about him when he tweeted, “After 27 years of doubts about rap I am now an @Eminem fan. Best political writing of the year, period” after Eminem’s Trump-bashing freestyle. People weren’t very happy with that freestyle being the one piece of rap music to affect Olbermann in 27 years, including Questlove, who responded to Olbermann in a series of tweets and made him a 201-song playlist of funk…

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Low End Theory parts ways with The Gaslamp Killer, following rape allegations

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Yesterday, The Gaslamp Killer was accused of drugging and raping two women in 2013 (which he denies). Now, LA’s Low End Theory, for which TGK is a resident DJ, have parted ways with him…

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Wu-Tang’s new album out this week; Method Man & Redman playing shows

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Method Man & Redman team up once again on “People Say” off the upcoming Wu-Tang album (which you can watch the video for), and they’re playing some shows together…

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Jhene Aiko going on headlining tour before 2018 dates with Lana Del Rey

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jhene Aiko recently released her new album and short film, Trip, and she’s set to open Lana Del Rey’s tour in 2018. Before that, she’s got a headlining tour in 2017 with Willow Smith…

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Princess Nokia was the one who threw the soup at the racist L Train rider

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Princess Nokia: “And yes I threw hot soup in this mans face and kicked him off off the train, and kicked in the face. Any other racists wanna try us again?“

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Scary Spice & Insecure’s Issa Rae star in Amine’s new “Spice Girl” video (watch)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Portland rapper Amine broke through with his viral single “Caroline,” and his debut album Good For You proved that he’s far from a one-hit wonder. He just released a video for one of its most fun songs, “Spice Girl,” which references the Spice Girls and quotes “Wannabe” several times…

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