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Q Magazine’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

What does this long-running UK monthly music mag think is the best album of 2017?

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Uncut’s Top 75 Albums of 2017

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As usual, Uncut‘s list has some similarities to their sister publication MOJO, but they have some other surprises in store too.

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MOJO’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

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Best of the Year Season continues, having begun last week with Rough Trade Shops’ list

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Kamasi Washington discusses favorite albums ++ win tix to his T5 show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Kamasi’s picks include Coltrane, Stravinsky, NWA, Kendrick Lamar, and more.

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Hangout Fest 2018 lineup (Kendrick, Killers, St Vincent, SZA & more)

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Anderson. Paak, Odesza, Portugal. The Man, Dej Loaf, Manchester Orchestra and more are also playing.

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Rough Trade Shops’ Top 100 LPs of 2017

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It’s officially End-of-the-Year list season as Rough Trade Shops — always first out of the gate — have announced their Top 100 Albums of 2017…

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Rihanna to co-host 2018 Met Gala

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

RiRi is also on the new N.E.R.D. single, off their first album in seven years (which also features Kendrick Lamar, Andre 3000, Future, M.I.A., and more).

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Rapsody shares “Power” video, announces December stop at the Foundry

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Rapsody shares “Power” video, announces December stop at the Foundry

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After commanding the stage at Made in America in September, North Carolina MC and hip-hop artist Rapsody has announced a tour that will bring her back to Philly early next month. A frequent collaborator of Kendrick Lamar, Rapsody released her debut solo album Laila’s Wisdom. The artist will support the release with the upcoming “Wisdom is Power” Tour, which kicks off in a few weeks and makes a stop at the Foundry on December 7.

The tour announcement comes alongside a video for album track “Power,” which features Kendrick Lamar. Rapsody ...

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Rapsody announces tour, shares video for Kendrick Lamar collab “Power”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Rapsody recently released her excellent new album Laila’s Wisdom. She has now put out a video for the album’s Kendrick Lamar collab, “Power,” and announced the Wisdom is Power tour…

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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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The National have been doing lots of covers on tour (and Taylor Swift is a fan)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

So far they’ve done Talking Heads, New Order, Queen and Cat Power. They’ve been bringing out some surprise guests too.

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The National have been doing lots of covers on tour (and Taylor Swift is a fan)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

So far they’ve done Talking Heads, New Order, Queen and Cat Power. They’ve been bringing out some surprise guests too.

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (9/22)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include Phoebe Bridgers’ must-hear debut album, Rapsody’s long-awaited sophomore album, Chelsea Wolfe’s latest triumph, and more.

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Voodoo 2017 daily lineups

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Kendrick and LCD Soundsytem play the same day, and Foo Fighters and Brand New play the same day.

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Rapsody releasing new album next week ft. Kendrick, Anderson Paak & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The album is called ‘Laila’s Wisdom’ and you can hear lead single “You Should Know” (ft. Busta Rhymes) now.

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Kendrick Lamar was the special guest at Chappelle’s Radio City show (setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Every show so far has had some surprise unannounced guests, but this was the only one actually billed as “Very Special Guest,” so you knew it had to be legitimately special. And it was. Chappelle’s guest was Kendrick, who played a full set of fan favorites.

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Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas list their fav songs of 2017 so far ++ win tix to tour

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Cult of Luna and Julie Christmas teamed up for the awesome collaborative album Mariner last year, and this month they’ll go on a collaborative North American tour. Dalek and Whores will open.

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SZA: Ctrl

Source: Short and Sweet NYC » Music

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SZA: Ctrl

I hate to start off this review bragging, but I have a confession. I’m convinced, I have to be the second coming of Quincy Jones or Sean Combs. Why am I tooting my own horn? Well, right before SZA debuted CTRL I was listening to, and doing my research on her. I instantly loved her approach to music. After finding out it was a talent she sorta discovered accidentally it made sense. I was happy to see a Young Black Woman with an alternative edge making her way. Born in St. Louis, but ...

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listen to Jazmine Sullivan’s new song for ‘Insecure’ (and the great S1 soundtrack)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

HBO’s ‘Insecure’ always has incredible music, thanks to music supervisor Kier Lehman, the show’s composer Raphael Saadiq, and the show’s creator, co-writer and star Issa Rae. Season one also featured Solange as a music consultant.

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