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AFROPUNK Presents Race Music in ATL: film screenings & after-parties in the AFROPUNK pop-up shop

For the first time in its history AFROPUNK will have a pop-up lifestyle concept space in the Historic Old Fourth Ward neighborhood of Atlanta - selling a selection of AFROPUNK merchandise and paraphernalia including t-shirts, hats, and special capsule collaborations from Atlanta's urban street wear designers FRESH.i.AM and Parisian designer XULY.Bët.

Address: Space2 - 485 Edgewood Ave, SE ATL

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Added by Sound Check on September 16, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

NEW MUSIC: Experimental Brazillian Artist João Xavi Inspires On Debut 'The Cosmic Race' #SoundCheck

“What could you be if you had no fear?” Brazilian artist João Xavi asks on “O que você seria se não tivesse medo?” from his latest, 'The Cosmic Race'. The record was created as a statement on universality; and to that end, it blends Brazilian styles with hip-hop, experimental electronica, and indie rock. His lyrics aim to inspire and empower (“I believe that people are made to shine” on the title track), while his production is aimed at the dance floor. It's a…

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Added by Sound Check on July 9, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

"You Say Hipster R&B, I Say Nappy-Headed Pop. Either Way, It's Offensive."

Hey guys, here's an interesting article written by Jozen Cummings for The Awl. Let us know what you think: "Two new projects are sparking a lot of discussion right now about the current state of R&B. The first is by The Weeknd, a mysterious singer (or group?) who has enjoyed a quick rise to critical-darling status since releasing the free debut album House of Balloons last week. The second is by Frank Ocean, the lone singer in… Continue

Added by Sound Check on April 1, 2011 at 4:30pm — 15 Comments


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