Estelle To Release ‘All Of Me’ + NYC Release Show & Contest

 

Having dropped several gems from her upcoming All of Me album (out tomorrow), Estelle is certainly showing and proving that she’s not only still got it, but she’s also got something to say.

Also, New Yorkers won’t want to miss Estelle’s release show tomorrow, February 28th! Details below.

Enter our contest to win tickets to her NYC release show (as well as for her Philadelphia and Nashville dates)!

Enter our contest to win All Of Me

Estelle – “Break My Heart” ft. Rick Ross
 

Event Details
Estelle NYC Release Show for All Of Me
Tuesday, February 28th
7PM
Irving Plaza
New York, New York

Tickets: $22
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Pre-Order All Of Me on Estelle’s Official Site

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New Remixes: K’Naan – “Is Anybody Out There?” ft. Nelly Furtado + Remix Contest

 

We’ve got a few snazzy remixes to share for K’Naan’s track with Nelly Furtado, “Is Anybody Out There?” Get down with Richard Dinsdale, Cutmore, & MYCNC for a new level of dancery by streaming the tracks below!

You can also submit your own remix of the track for a chance to win prizes from Roland, cakewalk, and K’Naan. Enter the contest at Indaba Music.

K’Naan – “Is Anybody Out There” ft. Nelly Furtado (Richard Dinsdale Club Mix)
 

K’Naan – “Is Anybody Out There” ft. Nelly Furtado (Cutmore Club Mix)
 

K’Naan – “Is Anybody Out There” ft. Nelly Furtado (MYNC Club Mix)
 

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Preview ‘Black Radio’ by Robert Glasper on NPR + Concert Ticket Giveaways


Photo by Mike Schreiber

Robert Glasper will soon be bestowing his genius that is Black Radio to a music outlet near you. In the meantime, why not take a peek at the whole thing thanks to the awesome folks at NPR?

And yes, dears. The release show in NYC is sold out. But fear not! Enter our contest for ticket giveaways below and you might be able to spare yourself a night of spiteful sobbing.

Stream Black Radio in its entirety on NPR’s First Listen!

Enter our contest to win tickets to one of several national tour dates, including the NYC release show!

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Now Accepting February Next Step Entries!

 

The second Next Step contest for the new year is now open! February 2012 marks our seventh installment and we are so ready for all your freshness.

To date, we’ve featured Tara Priya in July, Iman Williams in August, Tall Black Guy Productions in September, Cole Williams for October, Tensei for November, Awalé for December 2011, and Annabel (lee) & Richard E for January 2012! Lots of pretty sounds all around!

The winner will receive an “Artist Spotlight” feature post on the Giant Step website, and up to $1,000 in Giant Step Marketing services!

Please note that we are accepting submissions from anyone that makes music – producers, singers, instrumentalists, rappers, and bands alike are all welcome.

This month, we are accepting submissions from today until Wednesday, February 29th. That said, we are now open for February 2012 entries!

Submit your music for consideration!

Video: Nneka – “Shining Star” + Tour Dates

 

As the US release date (February 28th) for Nneka’s third album, Soul Is Heavy nears, we are finding ourselves more and more excited.

This gorgeous video for “Shining Star” is shot at La Gomera, one of the Canary Islands in Spain. The earthy video shows Nneka prancing about the forest in a simple glee, all culminating in a diagram of the planets and stars employing the local plant life.

Tour Dates
3/6: Vancouver @The Biltmore Cabaret
3/7: Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
3/8: Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
3/10: San Francisco, CA @ Red Devil Lounge
3/11: West Hollywood, CA @ Troubadour
3/13 – 3/17: Austin, TX @ SXSW
3/18: Houston, TX @ House Of Blues Bronze Peacock
3/21: Chicago, IL @ Double Door
3/23: Toronto @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club “Canadian Music Week”
3/24: Montreal @ Cabaret du Mile End
3/26: Cambridge, MA @ T.T. The Bear’s
3/27: New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
3/28: Philadelpha, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
3/29: Vienna, VA @ Jammin Java Music Club & Cafe
3/31: Atlanta, GA @ Vinyl

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