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Rolling Loud 2018: Smino

Self-described as playing “futuristic funk” and “soulful rap,” the 26-year-old St. Louis-based rapper’s sound and voice is reminiscent of his contemporary, Chance the Rapper, but with an overall emphasis that it’s for the bedroom.
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Taking care of yourself is not a luxury

Safe, Sane and Consensual

“What are you doing to take care of yourself this week?” The five of us in the Tang Center support group stared at each other. At the olive green carpet. At the second hand ticking away in the wall clock. Four minutes until our weekly hour and a half together
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ArCATypes: Soul Sistahs

If you’ve been living under a rock (-and-roll-soundtracked fortress with no Internet access), I will repeat the common knowledge that Adele has taken over the world. Homegurl’s got an endless supply of Grammys, No. 1 singles and tears from her fans. Then there’s the fact that I’m hitting some pretty
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