Tag Archives: Music

MUSIC. Zebra Katz Drops Video For ‘Hello Hi’.

Zebra Katz recently unleashed his vidually stunning music video for “Hello Hi”out now on ZFK Records. Get the single on iTunes here: http://apple.co/2fd3nRB

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TV. Laverne Cox And Wanda Sykes To Appear In ‘Lip Sync Battle’ Season 3.

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” ‘Lip Sync Battle’ is back with brand new talent and tunes.The reality competition show released a promo for the upcoming third season, paying homage to Michael Jackson and his song ‘Beat It.’ The clip features host LL Cool J and series commentator Chrissy Teigen reenacting Jackson’s iconic music video, while facing off with the “Lip Sync Battle” dancers.

The promo also features a sneak peek of the Season 3 competitors, including Lupita Nyong’o, Laverne Coxand Sir Ben Kingsley. This season looks to also include appearances from Wanda Sykes.”

TV. Stream Series, Shorts And Music Videos With New SLAY TV App.

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From the creative minds of founders Sean Torrington, Terry Torrington, and James Felton Keith comes SLAY TV. SLAY TV is internet TV for viewers interested in the global queer community and its stories. Boasting +20 channels to choose from aggregated content across the web, exclusive streaming content, and curated content.

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This App is amazing for those seeking to find Black Gay Entertainment. This app not only has the founders own projects, but host sections for Webseries, Short Films, and Music Videos all in one convenient App. But these founders need your help with funding its development. So head over now to the iTunes Store download the beta version ARTKUTEK, and after you fall in love with it, head over to the Indiegogo page and pledge your support to aid in the release of the SLAY TV, and receive free swag. There’s only TWO Days Left, so Hurry!

SLAY TV is available on mobile devices through iOS and Android. SLAY TV is also available in the living room on connected TVs through Roku, Amazon’s Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Android TV devices, Chromecast and Apple Airplay. Enjoy!

MUSIC. Rapper Kaoz Drops Music Video For The Hustlers Anthem ‘Overtime’.

KaozRapper Kaoz unveiled a surprise release of a video to accompany his track ‘Overtime.’ Surprising because the album the track is pulled from ‘The End Is Beginning,’ was released in June of 2015. Still, as for ‘Overtime,’ it’s a cool song and video, once both the song and video get going. Enjoy!

More about the artist…

“Kaoz has shared stages with major record label acts such as hip hop duo Dead Prez, MIMS, Syleena Johnson (TVOne’s R&B Divas) and Brandy and has ripped mics throughout the U.S. and Canada. The Tyler Durden EP (Experience) & The Tyler Durden Mixtape (2010) marked his return to Hip hop music. Kaoz also executive produced and co-wrote a full length compilation entitled Kaoz Presents: Real Talk MPLS

Kaoz has also been recognized for his activism and work in GLBT communities of color. He received the Harold PhilPot Youth Leadership Award from National AIDS Education & Services for Minorities for his groundbreaking work with Young Men who have sex with men of color in both Cleveland and Twin Cities metropolitan areas. Recently, Kaoz was profiled  in the Lavender Magazine’s “Lavender 100″ list of key people to know, and as runner up to Prince as Best Artist of the Twin Cities.”

The End Is Beginning’ by Kaoz is available on iTunes.

MUSIC. “The BEST Hip Hop Song By An LGBT Artist This Year!”

I stumbled upon the track ‘#blackblood’ by B. Slade featuring Omega Mythologist on one of my favorite sites Cypher Avenue. Contributor Ockydub praised the track as…

“The BEST Hip Hop Song By an LGBT Artist This Year!” and “THIS TRACK GOES HARD!”
Also “If Black Lives Matter was established by Lesbian women and Gay Black men, this song needs to be shared and promoted in their circles being that an openly gay ex-super star gospel singer wrote, produced and provided vocals for #BLACKBLOOD. LGBT hip hop heads need to acknowledge this is the pinnacle of LGBT hip hop for 2016. This is perfection. This is the bar that needs to be reached”.

So after all that I had to have a listen and I’ll say I was NOT disappointed. Take a listen and Enjoy!

I also will also recommend reading Ockydub original Cypher Avenue post as he excited and thoughts of the song, subject, LGBT issues, LGBT hip hop are stellar.

b SladeAbout the artist behind ‘#blackblood’. B. Slade is also a highly sought-after songwriter and producer for artists such as Chaka Khan, Sheila E., Faith Evans, Angie Fisher, Tisha Campbell-Martin. He most recently co-wrote several tracks on Elijah Blake‘s debut LP, including its title track, ‘Shadows & Diamonds’ and the hit ‘I Just Wanna…’ He has won 7 Stellar Awards, a GMA Award, and received 3 Grammy nominations: (1) Best Soul Gospel Album for his 2004 gold album, Out The Box , another in 2009 for  (2) Best Urban/Soul Alternative Performance for his single, ‘Blend,’ and (3) Best Traditional R&B performance in 2014 for writing and co-producing Angie Fisher ‘s ‘I.R.S.’.

 

 

MUSIC. Frank Ocean Drops New Album ‘Blond’ + New Music Video.

frank-o-blondTo no surprise Frank Ocean released his latest album ‘Blond’ Sunday, on his own independent Boys Don’t Cry label. And also unveiling the video for ‘Nikes’ from the Blond set exclusively on iTunes. Kudos to Ocean for taking control of his career. But will you be buying?

1 ‘Nikes’
2 ‘Ivy’
3 ‘Pink + White’ (featuring Beyoncé)
4 ‘Be Yourself’
5 ‘Solo’
6 ‘Skyline To’ (featuring Kendrick Lamar)
7 ‘Self Control’
8 ‘Good Guy’
9 ‘Nights’
10 ‘Solo (Reprise)’ (featuring André 3000)
11 ‘Pretty Sweet’
12 ‘Facebook Story’ (featuring SebastiAn)
13 ‘Close to You’
14 ‘White Ferrari’
15 ‘Siegfried’
16 ‘Godspeed’ (featuring Kim Burrell)
17 ‘Futura Free’