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TDE is Rap's Best Label, But SZA's the One I'm Listening To

DJBooth | Posted 05.20.2016 | Entertainment

This article originally appeared on DJBooth. There's a difference between theory and reality. In theory if you had asked me to rank the TDE artists...

SZA Explains How A 'Random Blessing' Got Her A Spot On Rihanna's Album

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 05.09.2016 | Black Voices

R&B singer SZA has worked with some of the biggest acts in urban music, but her down-to-earth demeanor is what shined through during her soulful perfo...

Rihanna 'Anti' Climax Satisfies | Posted 01.28.2016 | Entertainment

Anti -- Rihanna's long-awaited eighth album, released last night exclusively on Tidal -- flows long and strong, but that never stopped me from sizing it up against Beyoncé the whole time.

Musician SZA Is as Legit as They Come

Opening Ceremony | Posted 11.05.2015 | Entertainment
Opening Ceremony

I wouldn't consider my day spent with SZA--known as Solana Rowe to those close to her--a standard interview procedure whatsoever. Speaking with the 24...

ONE Musicfest Breaks The Internet

Timothy Tukes | Posted 09.21.2016 | Entertainment
Timothy Tukes

Over ten thousand #OMF2015 photos were shared last week to celebrate the 6th annual ONE Musicfest. The daylong music festival featured performances by headliners Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wale, Janelle Monae & Wondaland, A$AP Rocky, The Roots, Raekwon, Ghostface, and The Internet.

Brooklyn's 2015 Afropunk Festival: NO Ism Schism!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.25.2016 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

No Sexism. No Racism. No Ableism. No Ageism. No Homophobia. No Fatphobia. No Transphobia. No Hatefulness. Basically, no divide among people caused by ANY prejudice beliefs!

ONE Musicfest 2015 Lineup: Ms. Lauryn Hill, The Roots, Janelle Monae, A$AP Rocky and more

Timothy Tukes | Posted 06.26.2016 | Entertainment
Timothy Tukes

Black music is celebrated all June for Black Music Month. However the celebration is back this fall, earlier this month ONE Musicfest announced its 2015 lineup. Grammy-award winning Ms. Lauryn Hill, The Roots, A$AP Rocky, and Janelle Monae are some of the big headliners at the Southeast's largest urban alternative music festival.

Crushing at SXSW

Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum | Posted 06.07.2015 | Style
Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum

Just as we have for the past few years, we enthusiastically headed back to SXSW so that we could hang in one of our favorite cities and meet all of the upcoming musicians whose style is as wildly expressive as their music.

Joseph Erbentraut

You Don't Know SZA Yet, But You Will | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment

Among the dozens of musical acts comprising the lineup for the past weekend's Pitchfork Music Festival, only a handful of performances came with the s...

Telling the Stories of SXSW One Outfit At a Time

Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum | Posted 05.24.2014 | Style
Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum

Charli XCX told us all about how Baby Spice and Britney Spears has influenced her scrappy mall-goth look.

Welcome to the Pity Party

Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux | Posted 02.11.2014 | Black Voices
Amy “Aimstar” Andrieux

I suppose one should always aim to do the work that they're most passionate about. But when you're an overachiever like me, in an arena where your wor...

Schoolboy Q & SZA Loosen Their Caps

Jerell Tongson | Posted 11.18.2013 | New York
Jerell Tongson

Monday night fans, internet illuminatis, fashion models and The Falcon all gathered in a turned (turnt?) out gallery space in Chelsea to see phase two of TDE in 2013.