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Dawn Richard, aka D∆WN, evolved from her membership in Danity Kane to become one of the more progressive forces in artful left-field pop and R&B. Prior to mainstream visibility, the New Orleans, Louisiana native -- the daughter of Chocolate Milk percussionist and vocalist Frank Richard -- recorded as Dawn Angeliqué. The independently released contemporary R&B album Been a While (2005), produced while the singer was attending the University of New Orleans and working as a cheerleader for the NBA's New Orleans Hornets, was released around the time she made her first appearance on Making the Band 3. The third edition of that reality series produced Danity Kane, a group that released two Billboard 200-topping albums, Danity Kane (2006) and Welcome to the Dollhouse (2008), prior to splitting. Then, along with Diddy and Kalenna Harper, Richard became one-third of Diddy-Dirty Money, a short-lived group that debuted in 2009, released an album (2010's Last Train to Paris), and then a mixtape (2011's Love Love vs. Hate Love) prior to ending in 2012. Richard continued a solo career that developed during and after the split, reunion, and second split of Danity Kane. Her self-released material was progressive and often conceptual, willfully oblivious to genre restrictions as it twisted R&B, pop, and electronic music with emotive and frequently thrilling results. The Prelude to a Telltale Heart (2011), a mixtape, and Armor On (2012), an EP, preceded her second official album, Goldenheart (2013). Part two of her "heart" trilogy, Blackheart (2015), went farther out and topped Billboard's Top Independent Albums chart. Short-form releases for the Fade to Mind and Local Action labels preceded her fourth proper album, Redemption (2016). ~ Andy Kellman
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  2.   Cali Sun
  3.   86 by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  4.   Pretty Wicked Things by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  5.   Outro: The Battle
  6.   The Louvre
  7.   Hey Nikki
  8.   Vines (Interlude)
  9.   Voices
  10.   How I Get It
  11.   Honest
  12.   Swim Free
  13.   Calypso
  14.   Save Me from U
  15.   Whiteout
  16.   [300] by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  17.   Break of Dawn by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  18.   Riot by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  19.   Intro (In the Hearts Tonight)
  20.   Faith
  21.   Love Under Lights
  22.   Baptize
  23.   Paint It Blue
  24.   Wake Up
  25.   Warriors
  26.   Titans (Interlude)
  27.   Billie Jean
  28.   In Your Eyes by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  29.   Frequency by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  30.   Goliath by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  31.   Automatic
  32.   LA
  33.   Valhalla (Outro)
  34.   Sands
  35.   Lazarus
  36.   Renegades
  37.   Interim (Interlude)
  38.   Choices
  39.   Phoenix by Aundrea Fimbres
  40.   Blow
  41.   Noir (Intro)
  42.   Levitate
  43.   Tug of War by The Fisticuffs
  44.   Northern Lights by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  45.   Gleaux featuring Andrew "Druski" Scott
  46.   Change
  47.   Hurricane
  48.   Tyrants
  49.   Black Crimes
  50.   Blackheart (Outro)
  51.   The Deep
  52.   Projection
  53.   Adderall/Sold (Outerlude)
  54.   Wynter
  55.   Ode To You by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  56.   Scripture
  57.   Heaven
  58.   Intro: Call to Hearts
  59.   December Sky
  60.   And the Bells
  61.   Warfaire by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  62.   Bombs
  63.   Castles
  64.   Black Lipstick
  65.   Goldenheart
  66.   Van Gogh
  67.   Return of a Queen by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  68.   Redemption (Intro)

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