Blackbear Songs, Videos, & Albums

Blackbear - Playing Dead Artwork
Artist: Blackbear
I’ve heard it said that, if you’re attacked by a bear, Playing Dead is your best bet for survival. (Fortunately, I haven’t had an opportunity to put that to the test). On Blackbear‘s latest single,... More
Posted on Sep 02, 2014
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Blackbear - Weak When Ur Around Artwork
Artist: Blackbear
It was only recently that Blackbear got his heart broken, so it’s understandable that the Los Angeles alt-R&B buzzmaker’s reluctant to dive headfirst into another relationship. On promo single Weak When Ur... More
Posted on Jul 31, 2014
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Blackbear - Heartbroken Artwork
Artist: Blackbear
On his last promo single, featured earlier this month, alt-R&B buzzmaker Blackbear gently assured his suspicious woman that he hadn’t been creeping ‘round with other girls on the down-low. It was a nice... More
Posted on Jun 17, 2014
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Blackbear - Down 4 U Artwork
Artist: Blackbear
As much as we’d like to avoid it, jealousy always seems to rear its ugly head at some point in a romantic relationship. On his latest single (coming on the heels of April’s Grey L.A.), alt-R&B buzzmaker... More
Posted on Jun 06, 2014
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Blackbear - Grey L.A Artwork
Artist: Blackbear
It’s rare that a song’s title and the emotions you feel from the song sync up as well as they do on Grey L.A. The latest single off of Blackbear‘s new EP, The Afterglow, is an audio grey matter that slowly... More
Posted on Apr 29, 2014
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Blackbear Pic
Artist: Blackbear
Featuring: T. Mills
If you grew up during the 1980s, you already know that milk does a body good. But do you know what does a Body even Better? Blackbear. On his latest promotional single, coming on the heels of mid-February’s The... More
Posted on Mar 09, 2014
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Blackbear - The Afternoon Artwork
Artist: Blackbear
Recently heard lending his vocals to Flash&Flaunt, a Booth-acclaimed cut by Hawaiian rhymesayer Prie, Blackbear returns to brighten up our Afternoon with a brand new single of his own. On this wistful burner, the Golden... More
Posted on Feb 17, 2014
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Prie ft. Blackbear - Flash&Flaunt Artwork
Artist: Prie
Featuring: Blackbear
When you’ve got something good going on, what’s the sense in being coy? You should Flash&Flaunt it, so the rest of the world can benefit from your gifts as well. Luckily for listeners in the Booth, Hawaiian... More
Posted on Feb 03, 2014
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Blackbear - Strangers Artwork
Artist: Blackbear
On a previous feature, alt-R&B buzzmaker Blackbear and a longtime homegirl pondered whether to turn from friends into lovers. This new promo single, his first feature of the new year, depicts an inverse and even more... More
Posted on Jan 10, 2014
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Best of the Booth (Oct 6 - Oct 12, 2013) Playlist Image

Best of the Booth (Oct 6 - Oct 12, 2013)

We know how difficult it must be to listen to all the incredibly dope new audio and visual content that we crank out on a weekly basis.  It is for this reason that we’ve decided to compile 12 standout features from... More
Posted on Oct 14, 2013
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Blackbear - I Needed You Artwork
Artist: Blackbear
Last we heard from Blackbear, the Golden State alt-R&B buzzmaker was pondering whether he and a certain woman would become lovers, or stay Just Friends, on a reader-approved promo single. Of course, there was a third... More
Posted on Oct 09, 2013
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Blackbear Pic
Artist: Blackbear
Featuring: Nylo
Since the dawn of humanity, two questions have plagued mankind: “What is the meaning of life?” and—perhaps the bigger mystery—“Can a guy and a girl be Just Friends?” Even if it’s just for one... More
Posted on Jul 22, 2013
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Editor's Pick
Blackbear - Unable Artwork
Artist: Blackbear
Song: Unable
Previously featured as a guest on OshFest, a reader-approved loosie from Mike Posner, unsigned up-and-comer Blackbear returns to make his Booth debut as headliner with promo single Unable. This harrowing breakup jam showcases... More
Posted on May 28, 2013
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Featuring: Blackbear
Song: OshFest
With warm weather right around the corner it’s that time of year where decisions have to be made as to which music festivals you plan on attending. Perhaps you will be making it to DJBooth’s Jamla Jam Session at SXSW,... More
Posted on Feb 22, 2013
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