To mark the release of her new album A Seat at the Table, the artist sings the first song she ever wrote.
Just being in a good friend’s presence can help clear foggy dreariness.
“Since I found out that I love myself, I love taking care of her, too.”
The rap collective premiere their new EP, GRRRL PRTY x Bionik.
And other things TLC, Destiny’s Child, En Vogue, and Erykah Badu taught me.
The songs that mean the most to the woman behind the Internet.
Mutually beneficial collaborations.
Plus the UK elects its youngest MP in a gazillion years, new music from M.I.A., and Tina Knowles Lawson’s letter to her daughters.
Empowerment jams by R&B girl groups.
Wherever you go, I go.
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