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Posted on January 22nd, 2018
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Shawn Grant
It's officially Grammy week! The biggest night in music is this coming Sunday (January 28) and to celebrate the Recording Academy is pulling out all the stops in their return to The Big Apple. With Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars leading the way in nominations and...
Posted on January 19th, 2018
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RK Jackson
  With a crowded new school of Hip-Hop influenced R&B, along comes Siergio, an independent R&B purist with a fresh modern sound. With an ear manifested through the greats like Aretha Franklin, Anita Baker, Donny Hathaway, Brandy, R Kelly, Monica and Sam...
Posted on January 15th, 2018
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Shawn Grant
The second Civil Selects of the year are here and the year is back in full swing with releases and news. With the first major drop of the year coming from Justin Timberlake, followed by efforts from Nipsey Hussle and more, there will be plenty to talk about. Take a listen...
Posted on January 8th, 2018
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Shawn Grant
Happy New Year from the Karen Civil team. The fresh slate in dates provides opportunity for new artists to win your support early in the year and moving forward. With household name artists gearing up for a strong run, a crop of artists that are bubbling have their eyes set...
Posted on December 19th, 2017
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Shawn Grant
Right before the Christmas holiday arrives the Karen Civil team returns with their latest crop of Civil Selects to offer to you as music gifts. Be sure to tune your ears to this latest crop of artists that will shape 2018. After this edition, there will only be one more to...
Posted on December 14th, 2017
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Shawn Grant
We are less than two weeks to Christmas. Crazy, right? That means the end of the year is closer than it seems. However,  there is still enough time to make an impact in 2017. Check out the latest Civil Selects featuring Kingpen Slim, RealName McCoy, Just Juice, Eastside...
Posted on December 5th, 2017
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Shawn Grant
Welcome to December! With the end of the year lists already rolling out across the web you will have to wait a bit to get one from the Karen Civil team. However, what we can bring to you is a list of more Civil Selects that will give you a focus toward the following year...
Posted on November 28th, 2017
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Shawn Grant
Thanksgiving is behind us and we are on the home stretch toward the end of 2017. With just a few major releases and events left in the calendar year, there is a final push coming from rising artists to set up a promising 2018. Check out this edition of Civil Selects...
Posted on November 14th, 2017
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Shawn Grant
We are a week out from Thanksgiving and the year is rapidly coming to a close. Before we get in the spirit of giving Thanks for all that we have received in this stacked 2017 kets look at some more recently releases from artists that you have not be familiar with yet, but...
Posted on November 8th, 2017
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Shawn Grant
Believe it or not, it's the holiday season. With Thanksgiving a couple of weeks away and ready to kick off all the festivities that brings this year to a close we are back with another crop of artists that are hopeful to make your year end new finds list. Check out the...
Posted on October 31st, 2017
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Shawn Grant
As we march toward the end of the year it appears that there is no end to new releases coming from both hip-hop and R&B. With Nicki Minaj and Cardi B finding a home on a track together with Migos, surprises releases from Young Thug and Future and Offset, 21 Savage and...
Posted on October 17th, 2017
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Shawn Grant
On this 10/17 holiday I cordially invite you to the family reunion that will be the wedding of Gucci Mane and Keyshia Ka'oir on Twitter. Gucci has got it made and is cemented as a hip-hop heavy player but it's some who are looking to have that same run that he is...
Posted on October 10th, 2017
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Shawn Grant
The 2017 BET Hip-Hop Awards are now in the books and Cardi B led the way on stage in receiving awards and tearing the stage apart in her hot pink pants while performing "Bodak Yellow." The leader of the Bardi Gang wasn't the only star of the night as many others killed it...
Posted on October 3rd, 2017
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Shawn Grant
It's fourth quarter, what is your favorite rising rapper doing? If it's not focusing on closing out the year strong and becoming everybody else's favorite it may be time for you to find a new person to support. With Cardi on top, a few hip-hop releases waiting to drop and...
Posted on September 19th, 2017
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Shawn Grant
Festival season is officially over and the hip-hop honors have gone down praising some of the legends of the 1990s. With their eyes on the future, today's edition of Civil Selects highlights a new crop of artists that are looking to make an imprint in music during the...