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Interview: Janelle Monáe, Nate Wonder and Roman Discuss Creating New Music for ‘Lady and the Tramp’

The highly anticipated new streaming service Disney+ is finally here. The arrival of the new streaming service means new original TV shows and movies, and one of the first movies on the platform is the live-action re-imagining of the 1955 classic Lady and the Tramp. This new version of the much-beloved classic stars  Tessa Thompson as the voice of Lady […]

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On the Come Up: Megan Thee Stallion

Some of you have probably been hearing a lot of talk about Megan Thee Stallion, but if you haven’t by now, let us introduce you to the rising star. Megan has been active as a rapper since 2016 when she began by posting her freestyles on YouTube and Instagram. She caught the public’s eye with her appearance in “The Houston […]

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Music Recommendation Monday: January Releases

Last year we got the pleasure of being graced with so many wonderful albums, EPs, and singles. January kicked off the year with some amazing new music that is a must-listen! I’ve rounded up some of my favourite releases from last month. Maybe you’ve heard some, or maybe some are new to you. Check them out on your favourite music […]

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A Look Into the Cultural Impact of Drake So Far

Aubrey “Drake” Graham. Some people love him and some just think he’s overrated. Regardless, it’s near impossible to deny how much he impacts modern pop culture, whether it be through dumb memes, acronyms, social media trends, or even challenging masculinity tropes. Drake is truly something else. While I am a fan of his music, this article isn’t to praise him. […]

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#SOTW: KYLE – ‘Ups & Downs’

If you ask a lot of people about Kyle, they’ll probably tell you he’s a corny rapper and his voice is annoying (which are things that I thought at first as well), but if you take time to get past that, you’ll actually see the substance in his music. Take “Ups & Downs”, the opening track off his latest project, […]

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GoC Monthly Jams: September

The summer breezed right past and many of us may wish we kept our mouths shut about how hot it was. October is now upon us, and it’s time to layer the clothes, drink hot chocolates, watch those scary movies and eat some sweets! Sounds like a great October, right? Wrong. You need some sweet jams to warm your soul. […]

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GoC Monthly Jams: August

All of us at the Geeks of Color love music.  We love sharing our musical tastes with each other, but now we want to share them with you. Each month we will offer a curated list of new or old artists that you should check out. Here is a list of artists and songs that the GoC team have been […]

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GOC Monthly Jams

Hey music geeks, we’re back again with our second installment of monthly jams.  We’ve been listening to a lot of great throwbacks, and many super hot new releases this month.  We hope you like what we’ve been jamming to! May Jams Leon Bridges We were so excited when R&B and Soul singer/songwriter Leon Bridges released his second album Good Things this year.  […]

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Amid A Series Of Controversies, Kanye West Releases His New Album, “Ye”

Late Thursday, polarizing designer/producer/rapper Kanye West debuted his new album “Ye” for a select group of media personalities. The melting pot of music industry writers, insiders and influencers were flown to an exclusive listening party for the album at Diamond Cross Ranch, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The album was recorded there, through a series of top secret sessions. Kanye and […]

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#SOTD: Pusha T – “The Story of Adidon”

If I’ve learned anything about beefing with Drake, it’s that you have to be prepared for the long haul. Drake doesn’t just throw a few bars at you and calls it a day, he methodically hits you with a cluster of rhyming jabs here and there, followed by a social media haymaker escalating the beef into previously uncharted territory. Drake […]

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Celebrating 10 years with SHINee #SHINee10thAnniversary

SHINee debuted on May 25, 2008 and has been blessing us with nothing but good music since then. In honor of their 10th Anniversary, I have compiled a list of my favorite SHINee b-sides, one from each Korean release, from over the years. Real (2008, Replay) This is from their first mini album and a unanimous favorite in my opinion. […]

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#SOTD: TIFFANY – I Just Wanna Dance

A little over two years ago, Tiffany of Girls’ Generation released her critically acclaimed debut solo EP/mini album I Just Wanna Dance lead by the single with the same name. The 7 track ep was filled with sounds of summer late nights and influences from 90s pop divas. A beautiful was to start off the switch from being a girl […]

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#SOTD: Anderson .Paak – “Bubblin”

Ahead of his yet untitled album, the electric force known as Anderson .Paak has released the new high-octane single, “Bubblin”, now his second song release of 2018. The kinetic track, produced by Jhalil Beats and Antman Wonder, has both the tamped-up energy and pace of a spy movie. In fact, Paak remarked in a recent interview that it “sounded like […]