Did You Know That Detroit Rapper Big Sean Is Nigerian?

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Hip-Hop started in the Bronx. But the African-American experience that birthed Hip-Hop started far beyond the borough. In fact, it started beyond the city, the state, the south or the country. It started beyond the belly of slave ships that brought over millions of enslaved Africans from the west coast of The Motherland to this […]

Disney Developing African Princess Fairytale Movie called ‘Sade’ Directed by Rick Famuyiwa

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Disney is developing its first fairytale film starring an African princess. The House of Mouse has tapped Dope director Rick Famuyiwa to produce Sadé, a live-action fantasy film featuring the studio’s very first African princess. Disney has bought the pitch to Sadé from writers Ola Shokunbi and Lindsey Reed Palmer, according to Variety. The pair is set to co-write the screenplay about “a young African girl […]

Sade is Working on First Album Since 2010


Yes, you read it correctly. Sade is working on her first album since 2010. Her longtime collaborator, Stuart Matthewman, revealed the good news during an interview. He said that he and the sultry singer had  “a bunch of songs” for the 2010 Soldier of Love. “[Sade’s] not interested in the fame or any of that […]

Kendrick Lamar Reveals he Wants to Collab with Anita Baker and Sade

Kendrick Lamar Reveals he Wants to Collab with Anita Baker and Sade

In a new interview with Variety, Kendrick Lamar journeys through a Q&A that is centered around his most direct thoughts and emotions. When asked about his favorite movie, the Compton rapper appoints the Jordan Peele Oscar contender, Get Out.  “It’s a great movie. It’s entertaining,” says Kendrick. He connects his likening to the film with […]

Happy Birthday, Sade: Watch Her 10 Most Legendary Career Moments

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As we celebrate legendary singer Sade’s 57th birthday today [January 16], let’s look back at our favorite 10 times the beloved singer took her illustrious career to the next level. In fashion, music and beauty, Sade’s timeless contributions have not only broken barriers but opened doors for numerous artists we know today. Here are the […]

Jhene Aiko Says Fans Compare Her To Sade


During Jhene Aiko‘s interview with FADER she discussed her process in working on her debut album entitled Souled Out. She mentioned that on the album she got the opportunity to work with NO I.D, Key Wane, Fisticuffs, and other artist. Although none of the artist she worked with are hip hop artist so therefore that isn’t […]

Listen To Some New Big Boi, “CPU 2.0”, Featuring Phantogram

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Big Boi’s got a solo coming, and now some new music. Big Boi‘s poised to have a big year, especially considering his reunion with his partner in rhyme, Andre 3000, for Outkast‘s 40+ date national victory lap, but he’s also got a solo album coming, which he confirmed last week. His last album, Vicious Lies […]

Mixtape: Theophilus London – Rose Land Vol. 1

Theophilus London nearly broke the internet with the release of his Rose Island Vol.1 mixtape. If you are familiar with Theophilus’ work this project shall meet all your expectations. “Big Spender” featuring A$AP Rocky and “She Said Ok” featuring Big Boi are among the notable standouts for the 18-track project. Tracklist and download link below. […]

Theophilus London Reveals His ‘Rose Land Vol. 1’ Artwork & Tracklist

Theophilus London is set to release his upcoming project, Rose Land Vol.1 tomorrow. Today however, the Warner Bros. artist reveals the artwork and tracklist for the project. Features include A$AP Rocky, Big Boi, Lunice, Star City, Bryan Holder, Sade and Machine Drum.  – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement  

Sade regrets not having a Jay-Z verse on “Soldier of Love”

  The legendary Sade sat down with guitarist-saxophone player Stuart Matthewman to discuss music and other topics. Sade told Jay-Z’s site LifeandTimes “I would have asked Jay-Z to rap on ‘Soldier Of Love’ in 2010.” She also went on to state that “There’s not much else I would change, the mistakes I’ve made have made […]