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  1. The AAA Girls Talk North American Tour, Little Mix & 'All Access Areas' AlbumRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Billboard

    The drag queen supergroup The AAA Girls -- comprised of Courtney Act, Willam and Alaksa Thunderfuck -- stopped by Billboard to talk about their All Access Areas tour which kicks off in Dallas on Wednesday . They also chatted about their album, Little Mix and Derrick Barry's infamous Stonewall snafu from our Spilling the Tea drag queen roundtable.

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  2. Joey Bada$$ & Pro Era Hosting Brooklyn Supplies Drive for Hurricane VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Billboard

    Joey Bada$$ attends the Fenty Puma by Rihanna show during New York Fashion Week at the 69th Regiment Armory on Sept. 10, 2017 in New York City.

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  3. Wyclef Jean on 'Carnival III,' Sampling Sounds of Jupiter & Cultural AppropriationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Billboard

    It's been 20 years since Wyclef Jean graced the world with his versatile debut solo album, Carnival , following his impactful run with The Fugees . Fast forward through two decades of breaking hit records, establishing stars and becoming the self-proclaimed hip-hop guitarist, and the Haitian-born musician is ready to close out his album series Marking as the last album in his Carnival trilogy and his first LP since 2009, with Carnival III Jean is ready to unveil his teachings from his soul search over the last few years with having previously taken a musical hiatus in hopes of becoming the president of Haiti.

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  4. JAY-Z Dedicates Song to Colin Kaepernick at NYC ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | Billboard

    Jay Z performs onstage during Day 1 of The Meadows Music & Arts Festival at Citi Field on Sept. 15, 2017 in New York City.

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  5. Rostam Unleashes Debut Solo LP After Departing Vampire Weekend: 'I Have a Rule-Breaking Streak'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Billboard

    The final track on the most recent Vampire Weekend album is an elegant, minute-and-a-half piano ditty called " Young Lion ." Lyrically, it's simple and mysteriously reassuring: "You take your time, young lion," repeated into oblivion.

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  6. Listen to 'Seasons,' an Unreleased Steve Miller Band Rarity From the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Billboard

    Inductee Steve Miller performs onstage at the 31st Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on April 8, 2016 in New York City. Going through a warehouse crammed with 50 years of archival material yielded things Steve Miller had forgotten about, as well as things he didn't even know existed, as he prepared for his new catalog deal with Capitol/UMe and the upcoming Ultimate Hits set.

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  7. Watch St. Vincent's Bizarre Mock Interview Series Scripted by Carrie BrownsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | Billboard

    St. Vincent and Carrie Brownstein attend the Opening Ceremony show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 at on Feb. 9, 2014 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Part of the rollout for St. Vincent 's forthcoming new album has included the creation of her own "interview kit"-a hyper-stylized series of clips in which she participates in mock interviews while models in fetish gear stand with her around a green screen. Over the last few days, she's posted a handful of the clips to her Instagram , which consist entirely of Annie Clark giving answers to a nonexistent interviewer that are interjected with bizarre deadpan prompts.

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  8. Musical Duo and Couple Alex & Sierra Announce BreakupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | Billboard

    Alex Kinsey and Sierra Deaton pose at the Grammy Park - The Next Generation: Emerging Artists on May 07, 2016 in Brooklyn, New York. Musical duo and real-life couple Alex & Sierra announced both the end of their relationship and dissolution of their band Friday in a written statement posted to their official Twitter page.

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  9. Statik Selektah Talks Teaming With Neighborhood Flavor & Favorite Brooklyn Rappers of All-TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Billboard

    Despite being raised in Boston, if you check DJ Statik Selektah's bloodline it's evident the city of Brooklyn is embedded in his DNA. Enamored by the culture's rich hip-hop history, the precocious producer partnered up with Neighborhood Flavor to throw his home of Bushwick a block party for the ages.

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  10. Six Months Sober, DIIV's Zachary Cole Smith Gets Candid About Addiction, Recovery & His FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Billboard

    A silver van with California plates has just pulled up outside Brooklyn's Murmrr Theatre, off Prospect Park's Grand Army Plaza, and behind the wheel is a familiar face. And yet, different.

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  11. These Are The 5 Most Stylish Boxing-Inspired Moments in Music: WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 26 | Billboard

    Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor pose during a news conference at the KA Theatre at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on Aug. 23, 2017 in Las Vegas. Katy Perry channeled her inner Rocky Balboa in a bedazzled tiger-striped sports bra and emblazoned silk boxing shorts during her 2013 MTV VMAs performance in Brooklyn, NY.

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  12. Benny Benassi and MazZz Turn Up the Club Vibes on Sofi Tukker's 'Fuck They': ExclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Billboard

    They want to tear you down. They don't want to see you winning, so you're going to win more, and you're going to make sure they see it.

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  13. Jay Electronica Returns and More From A-Trak's Fool's Gold Day Off FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Billboard

    For the first time since its inception, Fool's Gold brought their annual Day Off Festival to crowds internationally, making stops in Montreal and Paris, but on Saturday , the day-long festival returned to its stomping grounds of Brooklyn, New York, and transformed the Coney Art Walls into an electrifying house party to celebrate the label's 10-year anniversary. Founded in 2007 by DJs A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs , Fool's Gold thrives at the intersection of hip-hop and dance music, using their annual Day Off festival -- created in 2010 -- to showcase rising talent in music.

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  14. Barclays Center to Celebrate Fifth Anniversary With 'Shining a Light on Brooklyn' GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Billboard

    Brooklyn's Barclays Center will celebrate its fifth anniversary with the inaugural "Shining a Light on Brooklyn" gala at the historic Liberty Warehouse on Red Hook's Pier 41 on Oct. 12. Proceeds from the event -- which will feature a performance by Leon Bridges and an after-party DJ set by Chromeo -- will benefit the venue's Barclays Center Cares foundation, which supports community programs for children and families through its work with more than 300 schools, food pantries, homeless shelters, health facilities and nonprofits. "We're proud to be a part of the Brooklyn community, and it has done such an incredible job embracing us for the past five years," said Brett Yormark, CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment in a statement.

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  15. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Share Soul-Baring 'My Only': PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Billboard

    Often, the best bands are the ones fans can grow up with. Such is the case with indie pop heroes The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart , who after impressing with heart-on-their-sleeve ruminations on youth are returning to tackle the latest development in its members' lives: real, grown-up love.

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  16. Joey Bada$$ Journeys Back to His Hometown of Brooklyn in 'Temptation' Video: WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Billboard

    Since the release of his acclaimed sophomore album All-Amerikkan Bada$$ , Joey Bada$$ has proven his directorial skills to be equally gripping as pen game, as evidenced in the previously released visual for "Land of Free," which he co-directed. Flexing his prowess behind the camera a bit more, Bada$$ unveils the visual for "Temptation," journeying back to his stomping grounds in Brooklyn, NY to relive the experiences he endured growing up.

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  17. Brooklynite Garage Rockers Petite League Share 'POCKETKNIFE': ExclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Billboard

    There's a quintessential familiarity of American summers that often permeates a nostalgia for childish days spent outdoors. It is this feeling fused with fervent adolescent relationships and an essence of boyishness that fills the sound and aesthetic of Brooklyn-based DIY surf rockers Petite League, as if they are calling to return to the simplicity of boyhood.

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  18. Fat Joe Calls His New Record 'So Excited' a 'Summer Banger'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Billboard

    When it comes to crafting the summer's perfect hip-hop tunes, New York has been returning to its original status as home to some of the genre's biggest anthems. In the summer of 2016, Young M.A unleashed her breakout hit "OOOUUU" -- giving the Brooklyn native her first entry onto the Billboard Hot 100 and a heap of artist co-signs, including one from BeyoncA herself - while neighboring Bronx duo, Fat Joe and Remy Ma , had the world chanting their now Grammy-nominated, double-platinum single "All The Way Up".

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  19. Iris Lune Soars on Latest Single 'Sewing Skylines to Shores': ListenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Billboard

    Iris Lune is a Brooklyn-based quartet whose music revolves around creating evocative imagery through elaborate and affecting soundscapes. On the "Sewing Skylines to Shores," the first single off their forthcoming second EP, the band takes the listener on an otherwordly experience with their unique brand of experimental pop.

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  20. Tracy Morgan Relishes Post-Crash Chance to Be a 'Better Man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Billboard

    Tracy Morgan attends the "Mike And The Mad Dog" Reunion at Radio City Music Hall on March 30, 2016 in New York City. Tracy Morgan has a ready answer when asked about getting a second chance after his near-fatal crash three years ago.

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