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Elizabeth Raiss


Listen To “Girl Behind the Glass,” the New Groundislava Single Featuring Rare Times

Groundislava has premiered his latest single (via Stereogum) off of the upcoming Frozen Throne, and it’s a straight up tune. “Girl Behind The Glass,” a collaboration with Rare Times, is crisp and clean but weighted … read more »

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G-Shock Unveils First-Ever Women’s Collection

When I was in middle school, there was no greater indicator of social and sartorial status than a candy-hued Baby-G. So engrained are these memories, that a familiar wave of lust and envy came over … read more »

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Stream Kitty Cash’s “Love the Free II,” Filled With R&B Dream Jams

It’s a good time to be a woman in R&B, and no one is proving that more than Kilo Kish’s DJ, Kitty Cash. Cash’s new mixtape, Love the Free II, is gleefully expansive, spanning an … read more »

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Catch the Strange, Sparse New Shabazz Palaces Album Stream

We first caught the teasing, metallic strains of Shabazz Palaces’ album opener “Dawn in Luxor” as the atmospheric backdrop to Kenzo’s SS ’14 campaign video starring MC and producer Ishmael Butler. Now, finally, their full … read more »

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“Carine Roitfeld is the Walt Disney of Tumblr” and Other Style Gems from Kanye’s GQ Cover Story

Last night GQ bestowed its Kanye West cover story upon the internet masses and it is, predictably, highly entertaining. Equal parts earnest, insane, brilliant, and hyperbolic, the Q&A is a tour down the Yeezy rabbit … read more »

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J Dilla’s Equipment Finds a New Home at The Smithsonian

Like it was for so many others, Donuts was the first album I listened to over and over and over again. As a skinny sixteen-year-old who had just discovered file sharing, I savored the sweet … read more »

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The Long-Awaited Arthur Russell Tribute Album Is Coming

Unsure whether to shake, scream, laugh, or cry about this, but the long-awaited tribute album to the inimitable Arthur Russell, he of the immediately recognizable raw voice and untimely death of AIDS, has finally announced … read more »

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Watch a Dystopic Video for RL Grime’s New Single, “Core”

FADER PREMIERE We’re consistently fascinated by the Jekyll and Hyde duality the baby-faced producer Henry Steinway’s creativity is able to inhabit. Its latest iteration takes the form of “Core,” a new RL Grime track put … read more »

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Public School Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop, Wins US Woolmark Menswear Prize

There is no doubt that Public School is straight up sweeping the fashion awards scene this year. The industry darlings are on a veritable tear, having secured the CFDA Menswear Designer Award of the Year, … read more »

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Rihanna, Newest Member of Team Germany, Kicks It with Pele, Kisses the Cup

I touched the cup, held the cup, kissed the cup, took a selfie wit the cup!!! I meeeaan…… what is YO bucket list looking like bruh? — Rihanna (@rihanna) July 14, 2014 Rihanna was on … read more »

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