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Flohio Raps Like a 'Wild Yout' But Reps for All the Shy Kids

The Londoner balances a fierceness on the mic with off-stage shyness, and teaches us a lesson about not needing musicians to be "on" all the time.
Tshepo Mokoena
10.23.18
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These Photos of a Japanese Pop Artist Dissolve a Language Barrier

British photographer Francesca Allen met Aya Gloomy in Tokyo in 2016, building the same sort of connection Aya's music may make with you.
Tshepo Mokoena
9.19.18
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Mica Levi Is a True Musical Genius

The artist also known as Micachu has won a major songwriting award for scoring 2016 film 'Jackie,' but the crux of her talent runs deeper than that.
Tshepo Mokoena
6.6.18
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Nakhane Makes Stadium-Sized Pop for the Intimacy of Tiny Gigs

I'm going to say something vaguely unpopular: put arena shows in the bin. Smaller live gigs are the one.
Tshepo Mokoena
3.28.18
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The ‘Phantom Thread’ Score Is Like Its Own Coming-of-Age Story

Wow wild how Jonny Greenwood put out the album of the year in January and it's a no-vocals orchestral soundtrack.
Tshepo Mokoena
1.17.18
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Question: Does Shouting Between Songs at Gigs Make You a Prick?

Or, a shallow dive into whether I was an asshole for yelling "FUCK IT UP THOUGH" at a Moses Sumney gig.
Tshepo Mokoena
11.15.17
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Expressing Blackness Isn’t a Trend, It’s a Lifesaver

Recent Kelela and Kamille videos show how to celebrate being black in ways that feel totally genuine.
Tshepo Mokoena
10.11.17
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'Music for People in Trouble' or the Soundtrack to Rock Bottom

Susanne Sundfør made the album I didn't know I needed this year – she might do the same for you, too.
Tshepo Mokoena
8.30.17