Princess Nokia headlining 1015 Folsom, FEELS 6

"Girls to the front!" is the rallying cry of visionary Harlem artist Destiny Frasqueri, aka Princess Nokia. While she technically is a rapper, that designation seems reductive now. If you haven't heard her latest emo-inspired mixtape A Girl Cried Red, stop what you're doing and go listen to it right now on your digital platform of choice because it's one of the best EPs of the year so far. While "For the Night" (above) and "At the Top" share some pitch-shifted similarities to the hip-hop tracks on her outstanding Rough Trade debut 1992 Deluxe, Princess Nokia ventures from acoustic emo-pop [...]

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What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, May 5 – 7

Charly Bliss is a sure bet for a good Sunday night. Friday, May 5 Gobbinjr @ Eli's Mile High Club Gobbinjr's doing double-duty in the Bay this weekend: This is one of two. Aye Nako @ The Stud Read our excellent profile of this rising NYC rock and roll band. Van Goat @ The Crepe Place South Bay residents can gather at the Crepe Place for Van Goat, formerly known as Bear Lincoln. IAMSU! @ The Phoenix Theater Richmond's own IAMSU! heads north to the Phoenix. Saturday, May 6 Princess Nokia @ Starline Social Club The exciting genre-shifter from Harlem [...]

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