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EDGE Music: Beyonce Joins Solange At...

Coachella continued yesterday with more performances and they all seemed to move the crowd much better than the long awaited Outkast reunion. Soul sista #1, Solange Knowles, was keeping things funky on the stage when she was joined by her superstar big sis, Beyonce. The duo both looked adorable with Queen Bey rocking a Top Shop skirt and shirt combo… Continue »
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EDGE Music: Full Outkast Coachella...

Coachella is in full-swing here in California and of course the talk of the moment is Outkast’s headlining performance during last night’s opening day. Crowds of over 75,000 fans packed onto the main festival grounds for what was slated to be a history making comeback performance from arguably the greatest hip-hop group in the world. The show began with Outkast… Continue »
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EDGE Music: Janelle Monae and M.I.A...

Holograms have been slowly making their way into normalcy. After Will.I.Am was hologrammed in to CNN following President Barack Obama‘s election in 2008 and Coachella debuted a Tupac hologram a couple years back, people have been wondering who’s next to be technologically created. Well, the wait is over. Last Thursday night, Janelle Monae and M.I.A performed together despite being in… Continue »
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Music News: Nas and Michael Eric Dyson...

On the heels of the 20th anniversary, (damn, man), of Nas’ prolific Illmatic album, the rap King is talking about the state of hip-hop in today’s world. Nas and famed author/speaker, Michael Eric Dyson, spoke live at Georgetown University‘s Gaston Hall on March 27th. The one-hour discussion covered the profound effect Nas’ first album had on the game and where… Continue »
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EDGE New Visuals: Dominique Toney...

by: iman n. milner I had the pleasure of meeting and working with this talented young woman last year and became an instant fan! She’s been rocking all over the country as both an actress and singer. Dominique Toney is a TISCH graduate and LA native with art flowing through her blood. Today she’s released a new video for a… Continue »
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Music News: Jazmine Sullivan Is...

Look at what God did!!! Jazmine Sullivan is coming back to music. Since releasing her sophomore album, Love Me Back, she’s been on a hiatus from music, one that she credits partially to a broken relationship. During a live performance in London at the KoKo theater, Sullivan announced that we’ll be hearing new music from her and she even debuted a new… Continue »
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EDGE Music: 5 Pharrell Songs You...

by: iman n. milner Pharrell is continuing his amazing reign over the music world with a new gig as a coach on NBC’s The Voice. The mega-star producer/artist took to his instagram to make the announcement yesterday and it shocked many. Here’s what the show runners had to say about the decision to replace CeeLo Green with the “Happy” singer:… Continue »
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EDGE Throwback: Brandy and Whitney...

by: iman n. milner   There’s literally not a day that goes by where I don’t listen to a song from either Whitney Houston or Brandy. These women have two of the greatest voices of all-time and the role models they were to Black girls is unparalleled. Cinderella premiered in 1997 with Brandy in the lead role and Whitney Houston as her… Continue »
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EDGE New Music: Jhene Aiko “My...

by: iman n. milner   One of our favorite girls just celebrated a birthday and she’s giving out musical gifts. Jhene Aiko has teamed up with the hot producer of the moment, Key Wane, for a soft and subtle track that really makes us impatient about her upcoming project. “My Afternoon Dream” is a nice cut with that signature Jhene… Continue »
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EDGE New Artists: Moses Sumney, Jerome...

by: iman n. milner Last night, I had the beautiful experience of seeing three of the most talented young musicians on the globe at LA’s Bootleg/Fold Silverlake Theater. Headlining the evening was the incredible, Moses Sumney, whose mix of looped vocal magic and mesmerizing lyricism is enough reason to head out and see the FREE show (yes, FREE, in LA…yes) not to… Continue »