07 Oct 2016

Solange’s ‘A Seat at the Table’: A Bold, Poetic Meditation on Being Black in America

Solange Knowles’s first album in eight years deliberately confronts harsh truths about what it is to be black in America—and we’re all better off for it. Solange Knowles’ third full-length effort, A Seat at the Table, dropped not with a Lemonade-style bang, but with a whisper. A week ago, Solange launched a new website, inviting devotees […]

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06 Oct 2016

Marvel’s latest Netflix star Luke Cage is TV’s first black superhero in over 20 years. And he’s bulletproof

Marvel’s latest Netflix star Luke Cage is TV’s first black superhero in over 20 years. And he’s bulletproof. Here’s why that matters. When Marvel’s Luke Cage brings the ruckus, it’s unstoppable, like a bulletproof black man, hoodie up, striding through gunfire untouched. There are shades of Shaft in that walk, and a bit of John […]

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11 Sep 2016

Back From BAEcation EP by THe40s

The40s started about 5 years ago. The background of The40s is a community lifestyle brand based on the 40s. During war they called out to people thru radio collaborative effort and detailing. It’s not microwaveable music, but feel good music. Back-From-Baecation is intended to capture the end of summer feel and bottle up summer feeling in […]

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06 Aug 2016
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Jarhead – Shake (Prod. Tejiri)

Jarhead’s (@jarhead.oz) first of many Afro-fusion tracks, titled “Shake” is a House corroborated tune produced by Tejiri (@tejiri_), explaining that not all girls want to dance for money or social media. Sometimes they just want to dance for the guy… or dance for themselves. Enjoy. Jarhead – Shake by Jarhead Oz Listen to more Jarhead […]

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18 Jun 2016

Ace Cosgrove – “Lord Have Mercy”

Ace Cosgrove’s “Lord Have Mercy” is an uplifting anthem to to better days and better ways. Here, he touches on topics prominent in the lives of many as he vows to overcome. Cosgrove tackles God, hardship, materialism and most importantly, making it out alive. “Lord have mercy, the devil couldn’t stop me,” he raps over […]

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18 Jun 2016

Alicia Keys Shares New Song “Hallelujah” & “Let Me In” Movie Trailer

Last month, Alicia Keys debuted “Hallelujah,” the second song off her still-untitled upcoming album, while performing on Saturday Night Live, but now we’ve got its official audio. The languid, neo-gospel track sees Keys punctuating her words with sparse piano chords before handclaps and dramatic strings close out the tune. It’s all about fear, forgiveness and […]

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18 Jun 2016
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Dave East Talks 2016 XXL Freshman Spot, Nas, And New Mixtape

“I got people lookin at New York City again, for New York City.”   Born and raised in Spanish Harlem, NY, rapper, Dave East emerges as one of new leading artist representing the East Coast. REVOLT got the chance to chat with East after his first performance in Chicago, on his “Hate Me Now” Tour. […]

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