Tag Archives: amplify black voices

Ayoni Shares Powerful New Single Written at the End of a Tumultuous Year

After thousands died due to the Covid-19 virus last year and political unrest over the presidential elections, 21-year-old, California based, musician Ayoni shares a new song that expresses the broken parts of our society and those who might consider themselves a “patriot.” Slow and with a rumbling melody that gets stronger as the song progresses, […]

Patricia Sanchez |
Body Language
Premiere: Body Language are all futuristic-glam in video for “Start It Up”

Brooklyn avant-garde pop act Body Language have shared a mesmerizing new video for their anthemic song “Start It Up.” Comprised of Angelica Bess, Grant Wheeler, Matt Young and Ian Chang, the band has a penchant for experimenting with futuristic-tinged blends of soul and R&B. The song, off their recent album Travel Guide, takes that futurism […]

Steven Ward |
sampa the great jungle pussy
All Black Queens to the Front: Rap Alongside Sampa the Great and Junglepussy by Entering “Time’s Up” Remix Competition

The world is finally ready for Sampa the Great. The Zambian rapper, raised in Botswana and currently based in Australia, represents the electric underground rap scene, always sure to incorporate elements of herself—from her lyrics to Afro-centric instrumentation in a track’s production. Her fierce flow has been matched recently by Krown and Junglepussy, on “Time’s […]

Zoe Elaine |
Bartees Strange
Bartees Strange returns to “Mustang” on transformative new anthem

Bartees Strange, the Oklahoma-raised crafter of propulsive indie-rock, has shared a preview of his upcoming debut album in the form of a new single and video for “Mustang.” A driving, colossally anthemic ode to the town in which Bartees grew up in–one whose predominantly white population made him feel an all too familiar pressure and […]

Steven Ward |