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Spillage Village’s New Album “Spilligion” Calls Upon Spiritual Wisdom To Heal the Collective

by Maddy Ipema
Spillage Village’s new album, Spilligion, acts as a score to the apocalyptic year of 2020. 2020 in this album represents the perma-frost of our country’s long encapsulated sins and racist institutions beginning to rise, to thaw out. Prayers go up throughout the album like shooting stars: Spillage Village is praying for family, praying for justice, […]

Saba’s Two New Singles “Mrs. Whoever / Something in the Water” Are Mourning the Absence of Radical Change

by Maddy Ipema
Saba is back on the scene with two brand new singles, “Mrs. Whoever” and “Something in the Water” – along with a surprise feature from Denzel Curry. Saba in both of these new tracks is addressing and contemplating notions of change and stagnation – like a repetitive cycle, he’s trapped in a circle of watching […]

Orion Sun’s New Single “Forever” Has Her Surrendering To The Resilience of Love

by Maddy Ipema
Orion Sun’s new single, “Forever,” has her asking and contemplating if something as strong as love comes with an expiration date like everything else in life seems to. She teamed up with infamous Chicago producer, Nascent – who’s discography is quite astounding. In the past, Nascent has collaborated with the likes of Brent Faiyaz, Chance […]

5 Music Podcast Recommendations

by Darlene
Amid the craziness that is still COVID-19, it is very easy to get bored with our situation so here are some music podcasts to help stall those boring moments. 1. Song Exploder Song Exploder is a sweet backstage look into the works of every individual song covered by the host Hrishikesh Hirway. The artist of […]

Thundercat Drops Remix of Single, “Dragonball Durag” With Smino and Guapdad 4000

by Maddy Ipema
The original version of Thundercat’s “Dragonball Durag” took on the form of a soul-inspired love ballad in dedication to his durag. Thundercat has stated that “the durag is the ultimate power move. Not like a superpower, but just- you know, it translates into the world.” It’s only right, alluding to that amount of power, that […]

SZA Drops New Single, “Hit Different” Featuring Ty Dolla $ign

by Maddy Ipema
It’s been three long, treacherous years without any new music from SZA – and just as expected her new single, “Hit Different,” featuring Ty Dolla $ign is undoubtedly worth the wait. Since the release of SZA’s debut album “Ctrl” back in 2017, fans have been patiently waiting and hungry for new music. SZA is an […]