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Paloma Ford – “Nights I Cry”

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With her forthcoming project, X Tapes, arriving later this year, Paloma Ford offers up a late-night track in “Nights I Cry.” “I envisioned the visual for ‘Nights I Cry’ to match the vibe of the song; a song that reflects those nights spent alone with the thoughts of the relationship running through your head” Paloma says.“It’s something you can ride out and smoke to… I had this picture in my head of riding through LA in a drop-top and making it a statement, as well as a vibe. We had to work with a small team and limited resources because of the
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Music industry plans blackout in solidarity with Black community

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A host of record labels and other music industry figures are planning a social media blackout on Tuesday (June 2) in solidarity with the black community. Messages shared by Warner, Universal, Dirty Hit and more set out a plan to “disconnect from work and reconnect with out community” for the day, held as “an urgent step of action to provoke accountability and change.” The decision comes in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota earlier this week. Floyd was a 46-year-old black man who died on May 25 after being apprehended by a white police officer.
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Jamie xx and Georgia Ellery (Jockstrap) Share Collaborative Quarantine Session: Listen

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Jamie xx and Georgia Ellery (of Jockstrap) have shared a new live session that they recorded for BBC Radio 3’s Late Junction while quarantining together. Listen to it here.The project is Jamie xx’s latest in a string of recent collaborations, including a DJ set with the Avalanches and the song “Smoke” with Headie One and Fred again. He released “idontknow,” his first new solo track since 2015’s In Colour, in April and released a video for the song in May. Jockstrap will release their Wicked City EP via Warp on June 5.Read Pitchfork’s Rising feature “Meet Jockstrap, an Uncanny Electro-Pop
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D Smoke & SiR – “Let Go”

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“I wrote this the day they killed George Floyd.” Those are the words of Inglewood’s D Smoke, speaking on his new single, “Let Go” featuring his brother, SiR. “As a Black man, I’m fed up. As an educator, I’m hurting that incidents like that of George Floyd suggest to our youth that our lives are expendable,” Smoke said on Instagram. “I just hope that those with the experience and strategy to lead effective, meaningful movements aren’t silenced by the rage and that when the smoke clears and the property value drops, we buy the land.” Listen to it below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNAiEtyzNis
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6LACK speaks out over George Floyd death in powerful Twitter post

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6LACK has spoken over the high-profile deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery in the US in a lengthy Twitter post. The rapper, was due to drop a new song tonight but pulled it at the last minute, following Floyd’s death earlier this week. Taking to Twitter, 6LACK wrote: “With the amount of pain, anger I feel in my heart, releasing a new song at this very moment doesn’t feel like a great priority. “Nothing ever prepares you for how to feel when you’re constantly faced with the last dying breaths of black people, my people on your
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Killer Mike Delivers Emotional Speech to Atlanta Protesters at Mayor’s Press Conference

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Last night (May 29), rapper and activist Killer Mike gave a speech at the Atlanta Mayor’s Press Conference. Mike’s speech was in response to protests stemming from the death of George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis on May 25 after Derek Chauvin, who’s been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter, used his knee to pin him down.Mike begins his speech by announcing his respect for police officers, and mentioning family members who served in law enforcement, including his father. He also acknowledges the fact that black police officers have faced racism within the police department for decades. “Here we are
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Lil Wayne Taps Conway & Benny the Butcher for “Russian Roulette”

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After kicking off the year with his Funeral album, Lil Wayne is back with a deluxe edition that comes equipped with eight new songs. On top of features from Tory Lanez, Lil Uzi Vert, Jessie Reyez, and Doja Cat, there’s also a joint with Griselda’s Conway and Benny the Butcher called “Russian Roulette,” which we obviously wanted to highlight… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NvPZy7T_MY Press play on the deluxe edition of Lil Wayne’s Funeral album below and be sure to add it wherever you consume music. Lil Wayne Taps Conway & Benny the Butcher for “Russian Roulette” was last modified: May 29th, 2020 by
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“A lot of people aren’t OK”

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Ice-T has shown his support for creating a retirement fund for ageing rappers after Swizz Beats brought up the idea earlier this month. Swizz suggested setting up a programme to support rappers who needed financial assistance in their retirement, noting elder members of the hip-hop community may not be as financially stable as the younger generations. Ice-T has now shared his thoughts on the idea, saying he agrees with it. “I’ve always looked out for people like Caz and Mel – those have been my friends,” he told HipHopDX. “I don’t have a problem with it. I don’t expect the
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Lil Wayne to Interview Dr. Anthony Fauci on “Young Money Radio”

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Lil Wayne will interview Dr. Anthony Fauci on tonight’s episode of Weezy’s new Young Money Radio program. Dr. Dre is also slated as a a guest on the show. Tune in at 7 p.m. Eastern via Apple Music’s Beats 1 radio.Wayne recently released his latest album Funeral. He’s used his radio show as a platform to host guests; earlier this month, Wayne had Drake on the program to talk about his new album Dark Lane Demo Tapes. Wayne has also hosted Eminem, Kevin Durant, and more on the program.Read “Lil Wayne’s Long Road to Tha Carter V” over on the
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Ne-Yo & Jeremih Unite on “U 2 Luv”

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Fresh off his IG Live battle with Johntá Austin, Ne-Yo is back in album mode as he returns to the DopeHouse with a brand new single. Following “Pinky Ring” with O.T. Genasis, Ne-Yo now links up with Jeremih for an upbeat, romantic groove called “U 2 Luv.” Produced by Retro Future, the record puts a twist on a pair of classics from the 80s: Zapp’s “Computer Love” and Mtume’s “Juicy Fruit.” Press play and vibe out below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twZr3k25Zno Ne-Yo & Jeremih Unite on “U 2 Luv” was last modified: May 29th, 2020 by Shake (function ( d, s, id ) {
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