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Laura Welsh’s Stunning Visual for ‘Cold Front” {Video}

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About two weeks ago, we shared Laura Welsh’s new track, “Cold Front“. Now, the visual has finally been released. The video adds depth to the song as it features a talented lyrical dancer who gives the contestants of So You Think You Can Dance a run for their money.

“Cold Front” is the follow-up to Laura’s Dev Hynes produced track “Unravel”, which released earlier this year through the Luv Luv Luv label. The single will be available on July 15th through Polydor / Outsider.

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Music Break: Laura Welsh’s ‘Cold Front’ {Stream}

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“I don’t hold back in saying what I think, but that’s because I want this record to be the best it can be.” There are no half measures, no compromise.” –Laura Welsh

Laura Welsh is partnering up with top-notch talent for her debut album (untitled at the moment), and is more than ready to deliver. After receiving glowing reviews for the Dev Hynes (Solange and Sky Ferreira) produced track “Unravel“, the London-based singer-songwriter gives fans the moody, bass-snapping new single, “Cold Front” produced by Robin Hannibal (Rhye and Quadron). Along with Dev Hynes and Robin Hannibal, Laura has teamed up with Lana Del Ray, Bruno Mars, and producer Emile Haynie for her forthcoming release. Take a listen:

“Cold Front” will be released July 15th via Polydor/Outsiders.

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Solange’s Feature In COMPLEX Magazine’s June/July 2013 issue x Collabs with Kendrick Lamar on “Looks Good With Trouble” Remix

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Solange looks incredible in her feature in COMPLEX Magazine’s June/July 2013 issue. Wearing chic summer-ready outfits, she flaunts her smooth, shapely legs in some mean red pumps. Here are the gorgeous photos from the feature story along with quotes:


“I wanted to make all of the creative artistic decisions but I wasn’t the one paying for it. And they didn’t fully trust me to make them,” she says. “Every decision was a battle. It was exhausting. I wanted to be in a position where not only was the music fully my body of work, but everything thereafter was also my body of work. I knew that meant I had to leave and that I had to struggle.”

“I have a mother who never took no for an answer when it came to her creative pursuits,” Solange says. “She started a hair salon in her spare bedroom and four years later had 30 employees. I have a father who was the first black student at his junior high and high school and had to do a lot to get to that point. So it’s really in my bloodline when it comes to having an idea and making it happen.”


“When I’m home, I’m just straight mommin’ it,” Solange says of life in Brooklyn, which revolves around 8-year-old Juelz. “School runs, play dates, soccer games, etc. You have to constantly fight for that balance and now I kinda got it under control.” After a hectic few weeks on tour, she’s looking forward to leaving town with Juelz later today for a two-week vacation—a week in L.A. and a week in New Orleans, where she feels very, very at home. “I go to crazy bounce clubs,” she says. “I eat crazy po’ boys, drink daiquiris. I ride my bike a lot.”

Read the entire interview on COMPLEX.com.

Plus, she connects with Kendrick Lamar for the remix of “Looks Good With Trouble” from her True EP:

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Ear Treat: Laura Welsh Collabs with Dev Hynes for “Unravel” {MP3}

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Laura Welsh’s new track “Unravel” is very refreshing don’t you think? The London-based singer worked with producer/writer Dev Hynes of Blood Orange (Florence and the Machine, Lana Del Rey, Sky Ferreira, Solange and Theophilus London) who really knows how to bring out the best out of a singer’s voice.

Source:  Fader
Image: Laura’s Facebook
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Solange Sings New Single “Bad Girls” for Black Cab Sessions + Covers Fader Magazine’s Spring Issue

Solange graces the cover of Fader Magazine’s “Spring Style” issue. Fader never disappoints with their covers (and entire magazine); they always make sure to give them an exclusive, artistic feel. In the issue, she talks about how her music has evolved over the past 10 years.

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Here is a behind-the-scenes peek of the photoshoot below:

Plus, here is a look at her Black Cab Sessions performance. We often say that we wish we came up with the The Black Cab Sessions concept because you get the opportunity to see the unfiltered talent of an artist up-close and personal. Solange, along with Dev Hynes with his guitar in tow, jammed out an acoustic version of “Bad Girls” from her new EP, True. Check it out:

Source: TheYBF.com
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Photo(s) of the Day: Solange’s European Tour Diary

Fader captured great moments from the first leg of Solange’s European tour at London’s XOYO:

Photos by Jackie Dewe Mathews

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