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Sydney to get first vinyl pressing plant

Originally posted by The Vinyl Factory A state--the-art vinyl factory will open in Sydney this June – with the capacity to press three million records per year. As Tone Deaf reported yesterday (January 24), the new plant will include full analog mastering, a Neumann disc cutting system, stamper making facility and fully automated record presses. There will also… Continue reading Sydney to get first vinyl pressing plant

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Some Sweet Black Love Visuals: SiC “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” [VIDEO]

SiC Drops Touching Video For Single “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” Black love is such a beautiful thing — and we are loving seeing it in on full display in the new video for “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” the first single for Philly rapper SiC f his mixtape “The Education Of Lauryn… Continue reading Some Sweet Black Love Visuals: SiC “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” [VIDEO]

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We the People: Drive-By Truckers, Solange and Tagaq Put Activism on the Agenda 2016 in Lists

While not everyone in music made wise political decisions in the face Donald J. Trump's rise, the state the world inspired plenty political perspectives from a wide variety musicians.   Brujeria Pocho Aztlan This Mexican-American deathgrind band are known to be political; Trump's rise prompted their first album in 16 years, released on Mexico's Independence… Continue reading We the People: Drive-By Truckers, Solange and Tagaq Put Activism on the Agenda 2016 in Lists

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Hear Mariah Carey Blame Producers for New Year’s Eve Gaffe

"It's a shame that we were put into the hands a production team... who chose to capitalize on circumstances beyond our control," singer says Mariah Carey blamed Dick Clark Productions for her disastrous New Year's Eve performance in a audio statement to fans that the singer tweeted Sunday. Credit: Noam Galal/FilmMagic By Daniel Kreps 36… Continue reading Hear Mariah Carey Blame Producers for New Year’s Eve Gaffe

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FCC Receives Angry Complaints For Dave Chappelle’s “Racist” Language On SNL

Angry viewers complain to the FCC about Dave Chappelle's "racist" language and his insinuations about Trump's America during his monologue on SNL last month. Many thought that Dave Chappelle's performance as host last month on SNL gave the live sketch comedy series one of its best episodes in a long time. A highlight was his… Continue reading FCC Receives Angry Complaints For Dave Chappelle’s “Racist” Language On SNL

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Stream Dom Kennedy and Hit-Boy’s Joint EP “Half-A-Mil”

Listen to "Half-A-Mil," the new EP from Dom Kennedy and Hit-Boy. Last month, Dom Kennedy and Hit-Boy dropped "100 Rounds," their first release as their duo Half-A-Mil. Tonight we've been blessed with the duo's entire EP, the aptly titled Half-A-Mil. With five tracks and no features, the new group in town has ample opportunity to show… Continue reading Stream Dom Kennedy and Hit-Boy’s Joint EP “Half-A-Mil”

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Stream Deniro Farrar’s “Mind Of A Gemini,” His 1st Project Since January ’15

Deniro Farrar was quiet for a long time. He's just returned with a resounding statement. Stream "The Mind of a Gemini" here. Finally, Charlotte "cult rap" innovator Deniro Farrar has dropped his new project, his first since Cliff of Death 2, released in January 2015. Last month, he dropped a bracing new track called "All Black,"… Continue reading Stream Deniro Farrar’s “Mind Of A Gemini,” His 1st Project Since January ’15

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10 Best Air Jordan Releases Of 2016

Recapping the best Jordan releases of the year. Jordan Brand is already gearing up for a massive 2017 lineup but there's still some juice left in 2016 and some time to reflect on all of the dope sneakers that the Jumpman has released this year. Jordan Brand kicked of the year with the release of… Continue reading 10 Best Air Jordan Releases Of 2016

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Drake’s “VIEWS” Is 4 Times Platinum

With another project on the way, Drake's "VIEWS" continues to sell. The RIAA has announced that Drake's VIEWS is certified platinum. The rapper and singer's fourth studio album has had a staggering sales year, setting chart and streaming records throughout. VIEWS was certified triple platinum back in August, four months after its release in April.… Continue reading Drake’s “VIEWS” Is 4 Times Platinum

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Twitter Reacts To J. Cole Album News

The Twittersphere reacts the revelation that J Cole will release "4 Your Eyez Only" on December 9th. J. Cole's next album 4 Your Eyez Only was quietly uploaded to iTunes for pre-order on Thursday morning, and it wasn't long before Twitter found out. With the exception of the odd Cole detractor, the reaction was positive… Continue reading Twitter Reacts To J. Cole Album News