On her recent tour stop in London at XOYO, Solange takes us way back and brings Oliver xx from the famed The xx along for the ride. 90s R&B had so many gems that certain ones somehow sadly seem to get lost, and such we thank Solange for her service in bringing Nicole Wray's "Make It Hot" back into the forefront of our minds and hearts.
We're gonna be dipping and weaving to the song all weekend now. Aye!
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This vintage Brooklyn Afro-boheme themed new Solange video is exactly the dose of artistic inspiration we needed today. The song, "Losing You," also has an 80s pop throwback vibe to it. The dusty visuals show Solange in an African-esque "village" with dapper gentlemen sipping tea interspersed with scenes of her posse of Brooklynite boho pals frolicking about in their unfairly gorgeous, stylish youth.
We want more where this came from, promptly. Totes dreamy.
After experiencing overwhelming and well deserved success with his recent Black Radio release, Robert Glasper is now gearing up to release a remix EP. Called Black Radio Recovered: The Remix EP, the project includes both unreleased tracks and remixes. The remixers include Glasper, Questlove, 9th Wonder, Georgia Anne Muldrow, and Pete Rock, along with some additional flair compliments of Black Milk, Phonte, The Roots, and Solange.
Peep the track list below and be sure to catch Rob and the guys on tour this fall for some spiritual healing.
Tracklisting for Black Radio Recovered: The Remix EP
1. Afro Blue feat. Erykah Badu / 9th Wonder’s Blue Light Basement Remix feat. Phonte
2. Black Radio feat. yasiin bey / Pete Rock Remix
3. The Consequences of Jealousy feat. Meshell Ndegeocello / Georgia Anne Muldrow’s Sassy Geemix
4. Twice / ?uestlove’s Twice Baked Remix feat. Solange Knowles & The Roots
5. Letter to Hermione (feat. Bilal) / Robert Glasper and Jewels Remix feat. Black Milk
6. Dillatude #2
September 15 – Indianapolis Jazz Festival – Indianapolis, IN
September 23 – iTunes Festival @ The Roundhouse – London, England
September 26 – Milwaukee Performing Arts Center – Milwaukee, WI
October 4 – Showcase Live – Foxboro, MA
October 5 – Iron Horse – Northampton, MA
October 6 – Traif – Buffalo, NY
October 7 – The Egg – Albany, NY
October 9 – Royalton – Fairfield, CT
October 11 – Birchmere – Alexandria, VA
October 12 – Ram’s Head – Baltimore, MD
October 13 – World Café Live – Philadelphia, PA
October 16 – SOB’s – New York, NY
October 19 – The Hoxton – Toronto, Ontario
October 20 – The Shelter – Detroit, MI
October 21 – Lincoln Theatre – Columbus, OH
October 25 – Royce Hall – Los Angeles, CA
October 26 – Discovery Green – Houston, TX
October 27 – Royce Hall – Los Angeles, CA (Trio)
October 28 – Anthology – San Diego, CA
November 1 – Palace of Fine Arts Theatre – San Francisco, CA
November 4 – Triple Door – Seattle, WA
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Well, alright. Chromeo has dropped quite the video for their groovy "When The Night Falls" tune featuring Solange. And how do we say this without just saying it? We'll just say it: there's a lot of impregnation going on here, guys. Brace yourself.