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NME’s Top 50 Albums of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

NME have Liam Gallagher in the top 10, the polarizing Arcade Fire album, and a very highly-ranked Wolf Alice in their top 50 albums of 2017.

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Rough Trade Shops’ Top 100 LPs of 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

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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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for November 1, 2017

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For our first SiriusXMU Blog Radio show of November, we played a bunch of brand new songs from the likes of US Girls, Fever Ray, Protomartyr, King Krule, Bjork, Julien Baker and more, plus songs ripped from BV headlines (Nick Cave, Sonic Youth, Chance the Rapper, Mazzy Star, and more)…

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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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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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Princess Nokia raising money for hurricane relief, played Villain (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Rising New York rapper Princess Nokia recently signed to Rough Trade Records and the label put out a deluxe edition of last year’s 1992 mixtape featuring eight new songs. Princess Nokia also made a video for two of the previously-released songs…

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Princess Nokia raising money for hurricane relief, played Villain (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Rising New York rapper Princess Nokia recently signed to Rough Trade Records and the label put out a deluxe edition of last year’s 1992 mixtape featuring eight new songs. Princess Nokia also made a video for two of the previously-released songs…

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Princess Nokia provides a vivid glimpse into the life of an NYC teenager video double feature “Bart Simpson / Green Line”

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Princess Nokia provides a vivid glimpse into the life of an NYC teenager video double feature “Bart Simpson / Green Line”

Princess Nokia | photo by Milah Libin | courtesy of the artist

New York City native Princess Nokia has dropped a double feature video for “Bart Simpson” and “Green Line”, both from her recent release 1992 Deluxe, which is out now via Rough Trade Records. The record is an expanded edition of her mixtape release from last year, named after the year of her birth.

A talented lyricist and promising storyteller hailing from the Lower East Side of Manhattan, Princess Nokia — aka Destiny Nicole Frasqueri — creates a very specific image of an NYC high schooler in the present day in the ...

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Jay-Z, Cardi B, A$AP Ferg, Joey Bada$$, Vic Mensa, more playing charity concert at Barclays Center

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The third annual TIDAL X Charity Concert also includes Rapsody, Princess Nokia, DJ Khaled, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, and many, many more.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for September 27, 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s show features songs by Solange, The War on Drugs, Earl Sweatshirt, Morrissey, St. Vincent, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Alex Lahey, The Jesus Lizard, Protomartyr, Thom Yorke, Lil B, Interpol, the late great Charles Bradley and more.

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Day for Night 2017 lineup: Nine Inch Nails, Solange, Thom Yorke & lots more

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The Houston festival happens December 15-17 and also features St Vincent, Tyler, The Creator, and James Blake,  The Jesus Lizard, Sky Ferreira, Jamie xx, Phantogram, Pussy Riot, Earl Sweatshirt, Laurie Anderson, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Of Montreal performing Hissing Fauna You Are The Destroyer, En Vogue (!), and more.

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Afropunk 2017 Saturday pics (SZA, Princess Nokia, the fashion, more)

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Absolutely perfect weather, an incredible lineup — not to mention the amazing fashion going on in the crowd — made for a great start to Afropunk Fest 2017

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12 acts to see at Afropunk Brooklyn 2017

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There are TONS of great acts to catch at this weekend’s Afropunk Brooklyn festival. We’ve made a list of 12 we think you shouldn’t miss, including Solange, Sampha, SZA, Soul II Soul, and more…

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Afropunk 2017 set times (Macy Gray vs Thundercat, SZA vs Soul II Soul)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Sunday is mostly free of notable conflicts, but you’ll have to make some decisions on Saturday. Fortunately Solange’s set only conflicts with a DJ set.

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Solange officially playing Afropunk; Thundercat adds 2nd BK Steel show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Now that her co-headlining set at NYC festival Panorama is behind her, Solange has officially been confirmed for Brooklyn’s Afropunk Festival

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FYF day 2 pics & review (Frank Ocean, ATCQ, Cap’n Jazz, Sleep, more)

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Following day one, day two of FYF Fest had Frank Ocean (joined by Brad Pitt and Alex G), Cap’n Jazz (joined by Devendra Banhart), A Tribe Called Quest (joined by Raphael Saadiq), and more.

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Kendrick, Chance & Travis Scott headlining 2017 Day N Night fest (lineup)

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The Anaheim rap festival also includes YG, Earl Sweatshirt, Lil Uzi Vert, Kodak Black, Smino, Saba, SZA, Isaiah Rashad, 21 Savage, and more.

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FYF Fest 2017 set times

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

LA’s impressive 2017 edition of FYF Fest happens July 21 – 23 at Exposition Park,with Bjork, Missy Elliot, Frank Ocean, Iggy Pop, A Tribe Called Quest, Nine Inch Nails, Solange, Run the Jewels, and tons more…

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Princess Nokia releases new single on Rough Trade Records, expands tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Princess Nokia’s tour includes a free SummerStage/Latin American Music Festival show in Central Park, Brooklyn’s Afropunk Festival, and a just-added Brooklyn show at the new

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Moogfest 2017: Day 1 & 2 in pics (Michael Stipe, 808 State, Animal Collective, more)

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The 2017 edition of Moogfest happened in Durham, NC over the weekend, bringing a wide array of electronics-friendly music, talks, workshops and special events over the course of its four days.

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The Drums share “Heart Basel” from new LP, touring, playing free House of Vans show w/ Princess Nokia

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Drums’ new album Abysmal Thoughts will be out June 16 via ANTI-. This is the first Drums record in a while that was entirely from the mind of Jonny Pierce — with production by Eaters’ Jonathan Schenke — and while he’s still working with the same general template, Abysmal Thoughts sounds fresh and energized.

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Roskilde Festival lineup + Arcade Fire European tour dates

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The lineup for Danish music festival Roskilde Festival has been released, and features a lot of the big names to be seen at other festivals this summer. The main headliners are Foo Fighters, A Tribe Called Quest, Arcade Fire, Justice, Moderat/Modeselektor, Solange, Trentemoller, The Weeknd, and The XX

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free 2017 Central Park SummerStage shows (Yo La Tengo, TMBG, Mavis Staples, Valerie June, Laura Mvula & more)

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PLUS: Mulatu Astatke, Roy Ayers, Panjabi MC, “Rock Steady Crew 40th Anniversary,” and more.

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Afropunk 2017 lineup (Mary J Blige, Soul II Soul, Dizzee Rascal, Sampha, Thundercat, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This year’s Afropunk Festival has a St. Heron Stage (Solange’s label), a Kaytranada & Friends Stage, and tons more.

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FYF Fest 2017 day-by-day lineups ++ more acts added

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Missy Elliott and Bjork headline day one; Frank Ocean, A Tribe Called Quest and Erykah Badu headline day two; Nine Inch Nails, Iggy Pop and Solange headline day three. Among the new additions is Kelly Lee Owens’ US debut.

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