Evie Blanco

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Listen to “Drowning Shadows” The Saddest Song Sam Smith Has Ever Written

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Hold on to your hearts… Sam Smith returns with the debut of “Drowning Shadows”.  A soberly pensive tune which premiered on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show earlier this Monday. Back in November of last year, Sam graced the world with one of 2014’s greatest albums, In The Lonely Hour.  “Drowning Shadows” is the first new record […]

Her Source Beauty of The Week | Plus Size Model Denise Mercedes [Interview]

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Model: Denise Mercedes Measurements: 42,33,48 As of recent, being plus size has become more socially acceptable than ever.  With a considerable number of poppin fashion bloggers, displaying unique styles, places to shop for the latest in trends etc., more and more women are becoming open to embracing and celebrating their curves. Advertisement I came across plus size model, Denise […]

Who Cracks First? | Beyonce & Nicki Minaj Ice Grill Each Other BTS

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After the queens, Beyonce and Nicki Minaj, unitedly slayed Tidal X’s charity concert last week in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, Bey unleashed a delightful behind-the scenes  visual of their performance duet “Feeling Myself”. In the clip, you’ll see the ladies rehearse their “ice grill” moment and compete in a contest of “who cracks first”.  After several laughable attempts, […]

Source Latino | Unity: The Latin Tribute To Michael Jackson

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In a reminder just how large Michael Jackson’s reach still is , and how incredible music can unite, PBS ARTS kicked off their Fall Festival by presenting The Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson, stating that the night was just about that: Unity. The rousing show offered classics bi-lingually performed with as much energy as the late […]

#DopeOrNah: Fall Out Boy – Irresistible [Migos Remix]

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Run DMC and Aerosmith’s “Walk This Way”, Lincoln Park and Jay-Z’s “Encore”; unexpected mash-Ups have turned seemingly crazy ideas into epic music moments. In keeping with that tradition, the most random of pairings has birthed a fire track. The Migos remix of Fall Out Boy’s “Irresistible” feels fresh, with Patrick Stump’s soulful vocals serving as […]

Her Source Beauty | Get Familiar With Songstress & Movement Creator, Eliza

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For those frustrated with depictions of the female submissive,seen most recently in Fifty Shades of Grey, rising star, Armenian-American beauty, Eliza, turns that cliche on it’s head in the stylized video for her single “Do You Like That?” In place of the infamous red room, the blue eyed songstress dons flowing red locks instead,as she seduces her […]

Listen to Dax of Mpire’s Contentious New Single “Blogitics”

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Mpire’s Dax is back again with his latest, straight forward delivery “Blogitics”. Listen thoroughly as he describes his perception of what goes down behind the scenes, the politics in the blog world as well as the music industry and his associates. In hip-hop, both artists and journalists have expectations. Would you say this joint is […]

Listen to Trial & Era’s Newest Offering – ‘Whip It’ Feat. Dave East

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Tonight, we bring you a new banger from New York-based trio, Trial & Era.  Reppin Washington Heights, Money, Arah, and Juss T. called on Dave East, another native of the city, and one of hip-hop’s newest heavyweights, for the assist on their latest offering entitled “Whip It”. Hit the Play button above to give it a […]

Stream Shabaam Sahdeeq’s “Modern Artillery” EP

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Check out Brooklyn Native, Shabaam Sahdeeq’s latest work, Modern Artillery.  A project consisting of seven tracks of bona-fide raps from an emcee who’s perpetually making waves in the underground.  From dropping gems with Rawkus’s fnest, Polyrhythm Addicts, to putting out critically acclaimed solo records like last year’s Keepers of the Lost Art, Shabaam is indeed an […]

Dave East Gets Personal With The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1

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Harlem’s rising star, Dave East, sits with Charlamagne, DJ Envy, and Angela Yee to discuss his latest project, Hate Me Now.  In the interview, you’ll get familiar with how he became acquainted with Nas and his thoughts on today’s hip-hop sound.  Of course, the crew got slightly personal so you’ll catch a couple of facts you probably […]

#PeepTheVisual: Red Eye – “24 Barbarian Pt. 7” (Video)

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If you’re looking for gully Hip-Hop that remains authentic while never taking itself too seriously, Orlando-by-way-of-Queens’s Red Eye should most certainly be on your radar. And he drives that point home throughout his newly released visuals for “24 Barbarian Pt. 7,” the DJ Tray-produced burner off his ongoing freeverse project. As you can hear on this […]

#CruiseControl: Stream Lovel’s Latest EP “Backseat Memories”

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R&B has turned from strictly baby making odes, to unrequited love, into the complete 180 degree turn of the anti-love song. However, contemporarily, the genre has become a musical blank canvas where artists can blend their influences and experiment with sounds and subject matter. With his latest release, Backseat Memories, Harlem based crooner LoVel capitalizes on […]

#MusicMondays: J Blak x Bou Premiere Their Latest Single “Side B*tch”

Hailing from Silver Spring, MD, 23 year old rapper, Bou is here to deliver his latest club thumpin single, “Side B*tch”. Innovative beats are his forte, considering his extensive percussion skills, however, an interesting turn of events quickly ignited his passion for artistry.  Shortly after graduating high school, Bou was accepted to Howard University, and during […]

Listen to Case Arnold’s Latest Offering “I Wonder”

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Today Tennessee’s Case Arnold drops a new track entitled “I Wonder” Case has been dropping more and more music lately, and while this track is not attached to a larger body of work, he is still quickly moving toward a full-length project in the near future. The track is also produced by DMV producer Black Diamond. […]

#BumpThat: “FLY RAP” by Supreme Ace Feat. Case Arnold & Jace Of Two 9

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One creative who has recently been molding a phenomenal future for himself is Denver’s Supreme Ace.  In the last month alone, he’s hit us with three exceptionally dope records, back to back. On his most recent release, “Fly Rap”, he calls on the homies Case Arnold and Jace Of Two 9, and together they rock on solid […]