Features

Oakland Rapper Siri on How Her Hometown Fosters Her Creativity

Siri, born Jhsiri Emerson Massey, is a shape-shifter. Peel through her Instagram and catch her modeling a short pink pixie cut in one set, then long black and blue braids in the next. Her style aesthetic bounces back and forth between chic, thrifted ensembles, anime-inspired street savvy, and punk-rock femme fatale or something in between. In […]

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Tracks

East London Duo Penny Locos Release New Single “Lovedrunk”

The new emerging wave of electronic R&B artists have arrived and Penny Locos definitely stick out among the crowd. Following the release of “Lost”, premiered on BBC Radio 1Xtra, “Lovedrunk” is their second single of 2017. An ode to the intoxicating and self-consuming nature of lust and love, the lyrics tell the familiar tale of anxiousness, passion and […]

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Music Videos

Kali Uchis Shares “Tyrant” Video with Jorja Smith

Kali Uchis shares the video for the single “Tyrant”, taken from her forthcoming album which is currently untitled. Featuring London’s Jorja Smith, the video finds Uchis all dolled up while singing about power, control, and world-destruction. The contrast is perfect and empowering, with soft colors and dreamy scenes that clash with the song’s message. The […]

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Albums

Charlotte Dos Santos is Fearless and Vulnerable with Cleo EP

A few months ago, we interviewed a talented woman by the name of Charlotte Dos Santos — a Norwegian singer-producer based in Brooklyn, whose old-soul voice pulls you in at first-listen. With her single “Red Clay” leading the way, the Fresh Selects singer recently offered up 10 tracks in her debut project, most of which […]

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Music Videos

Music Video: Joyce Wrice – Good Morning

Los Angeles-based singer Joyce Wrice delivers a VHS-style video for her retro R&B song “Good Morning”. The 90’s inspired track will be released on limited edition maxi-single cassette tapes with the original version, acapella, instrumental, and a few remixes included in true 90’s fashion. Wrice notes that she grew up going to CD stores with her […]

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Culture

Exclusive Gallery: Smino at Complex in Oakland, CA

Tour: The Swanita Tour with Smino Show Date: May 20, 2017 Venue: Complex – Oakland, CA REHAB Photographer: Colin Hoefle             All photos by Colin Hoefle for REHAB. Visit our Smino archive to stay up to date with the latest from the St. Louis rapper.

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Culture

Just a Girl: Why Girlhood Still Matters in Music

“The future is female.” It’s an old slogan from a 1970s shirt and by looking around these days, the future is already here. Lady Gaga became the first woman to headline Coachella in 10 years, Bozoma Saint John of Apple Music raised the bar for all women, particularly of color, within the upper echelons of […]

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Music Videos

Sylvan LaCue Releases “Grateful” Video & Announces Upcoming Album

After completing a 25 city tour with Pivot Gang’s Saba, Miami rapper Sylvan LaCue is showing no signs of slowing down. Earlier this week, the Miami artist announced the title of his debut album, Apologies in Advance, due out this Fall. Shortly after, he premiered new visuals for his latest single “Grateful”, which is an introspective track where […]

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Tracks

Paperboy Fabe and Brent Faiyaz Connect on “Language”

After making his mark on GoldLink’s “Crew” single and releasing an EP with his new group Sonder, D.C. singer Brent Faiyaz now connects with producer Paperboy Fabe for the track, “Language”. Describing the final phases of a failing relationship, Faiyaz sings softly about the problems that ensue when his lover doesn’t understand his changing life. Eventually the two […]

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Tracks

Listen to dvsn – Think About Me

OVO singer-production duo dvsn (nineteen85 and Daniel Daley) have returned with a new track by the name of “Think About Me”. Following a similar recipe to their 2016 debut SEPT. 5TH, “Think About Me” is a sensual and intimate track about lingering emotions between two lovers. Take a listen below.

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