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Utrecht’s Le Guess Who? Isn’t Like Any Festival You’ll See In The USA

These days, whenever all the big-name American festivals start to announce their lineups for the year, there's inevitably a certain, noticeable same-ness. It's a consequence…
Ryan Leas | November 14, 2017 - 4:34 pm


Q&A: Princess Nokia On 1992 Deluxe, Working With Film, And The Power Of Reinvention

"Hello, baby, how are you doing," Princess Nokia greets me on the phone. Her voice is tender and genuine. She has been touring for the…
Margaret Farrell | October 6, 2017 - 1:32 pm

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Maybe You’ll Miss Z-Ro After He’s Gone

The voice is a lonely foghorn, a miles-deep burned-out baritone moan that seems to radiate the wisdom of hard-earned experience. It's a beautiful voice, melodious…
Tom Breihan | July 5, 2017 - 12:28 pm

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Princess Nokia Comments On Video Of Her Throwing Hot Soup At A Racist

Yesterday, the Twitter account Baller Alert posted a phone video, which quickly went viral, of a white man on the New York subway throwing around…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2017 - 9:47 am

Princess Nokia – “Bart Simpson / Green Line” Video

Princess Nokia recently re-released her 2016 mixtape 1992 (under the name 1992 Deluxe) with a bunch of extra tracks, and today she's shared a joint…
James Rettig | September 28, 2017 - 10:28 am

Princess Nokia – “G.O.A.T.” Video

New York's own Princess Nokia (aka Destiny Frasqueri) has been making waves on a local level for a few years now, and today she debuted…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 28, 2017 - 10:28 am

Stream Show Me The Body’s Corpus I Mixtape Feat. Mal Devisa, Moor Mother, Princess Nokia, & More

The gnarly Queens hardcore trio Show Me The Body emerged as one of last year's breakout acts, and now they're following up their debut full-length…
Peter Helman | March 24, 2017 - 9:29 am