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IT’S A WRAP ON AUGUST

Welcome to the monthly roundup for August! Just in case you slept on this month or were out raving and misbehaving, I got you. Below you’ll find news, releases, and new artist discoveries made this month.

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The Internet:

  • Freaked out a bit when Taylor Swift went dark on social media
  • Falls in love with RiRi pics from Barbados. Upon closer inspection, Internet accuses RiRi of Photoshop fail. Internet falls back in love with RiRi as Diplo reveals in a GQ interview that she said one of his songs “sounded like a reggae song at an airport.”

News:

  • In other T Sweezy news, Judge dumps lawsuit filed by the man accused of groping her
  • Solange announces shows in New York, DC, and BERKELEY (yay!!!)
  • Tina Fey, Seth Meyers, and Jimmy Fallon return on SNL’s ‘Weekend Update’

  • Also, some sort of eclipse happened I think 😉

Releases:

  • Daniel Caesar releases debut album Freudian, featuring songs with Kali Uchis, Charlotte Day Wilson, Syd, and H.E.R.
  • Melbourne’s Zellow is back with an enticing new single, “Blood Orange“. Be sure to check out our interview with the rising star!
  • Bibi Bourelly releases Boy EP
  • Princess Nokia is at it again with “Brujas” and “Kitana
  • August sees the return of Action Bronson with Blue Chips 7000
  • Watch the music video for Kelela’s “LMK” from her debut album due on October 6th:


Artist Discoveries:

Ivy Sole

Vanjess

Lylo Gold

Saatsuma

Naaz


Bump the playlist for new music released in August

And don’t forget to follow along on Instagram for more frequent new artist recommendations.

 

Cheers,

 

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