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photo by Jade Wilson

Where Friday night (with Ari Lennox and Jill Scott) was full of attendees trying to catch the feels, Saturday night was packed full of people ready to party and catch a buzz to bring back hip-hop’s first golden age. Read more

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photo by Jade Wilson

Art of Cool brings a special vibe to Durham that no other local festival does. It’s just North Carolina folks coming together to enjoy some soulful Black music—and this year’s first night carried on that tradition very well. Read more

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The secret is kale. Read more

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photo by Jade Wilson

Little Brother enjoyed being together as much as we enjoyed seeing them. Saadiq owned the stage. What more could a girl who equally loves hip-hop and '90s R&B ask for? Read more

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photo by Jade Wilson

A James Blake show isn’t just something I look forward to; it’s a calendar-dominating event. I get very excited. It’s kind of embarrassing. I’m embarrassed. Read more

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Of the many music festivals in the Triangle, Hopscotch is in the lead when it comes to supporting local hip-hop artists, and they do so with intention and consistency. Read more

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This will be a defining moment for America. (Or, you know, maybe not.) Read more

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    Stagville State Historic Site

    Cooking demonstration at Stagville