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Saxon Kincy, better known as Old Man Saxon, is not your typical rapper. He identifies more with a geriatric gentleman than the youthful persona many modern hip-hop artists portray. Kincy recently competed on the rap reality show Rhythm & Flow and captivated the audience and judges with his larger-than-life personality and memorable rhymes. His quirky catchphrases and over-the-top attire made him an instant fan favorite. Though he’s made a name for himself through the Netflix...

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What does it mean to be “beautiful”? According to Nancy Gómez, Miss Latin American of the World, the definition of “beautiful” transcends physical appearance. “Beauty comes from within,” she says, “Sometimes it’s with their spirituality, sometimes with their mind, their thoughts, their actions, and/or their relationships with others, but it all comes from within and so that is how it shines through to the outer self.” To call Nancy Gómez just a beauty queen is...

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Phantogram has been making waves in the music scene for nearly a decade, boasting half a billion streams, two Gold-Certified singles and a slew of sold-out headlining shows since its debut album, Eyelid Movies, in 2010. The duo, Josh Carter and Sarah Barthel, is known for its infectious, frenetic beats and airy vocals that crash into crescendos of synth-heavy catharsis. Its punchy, pioneering sound has led to collaborations with everyone from Miley Cyrus to Outkast’s...

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You spent about two years making your latest album. How did you know when it was finished? It definitely feels like a long time. I think there’s a little bit of an intangible feeling when something feels complete. On this record I wrote a lot more than I have in the past. I had a lot more options in terms of trying to craft what I thought would be the best story and best collection...

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Deep in the heart of Detroit, the birthplace of motown, bluesy roots artist Samantha Fish recorded the first of two albums to be released this year. Out in March “Chills & Fever” strays from the 28-year-old's typical rock and roll/blues sound and itches a curiousity in soul music. November will see the release of her second album, “Belle of the West,” which is a return to Americana folk.

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