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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.   Honest
  5.   Wake Up
  6.   Black Lipstick
  7.   [300] by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  8.   Warfaire by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  9.   Intro (In the Hearts Tonight)
  10.   Tug of War by The Fisticuffs
  11.   Tyrants
  12.   Love Under Lights
  13.   Paint It Blue
  14.   Honest
  15.   Projection
  16.   Titans (Interlude)
  17.   Swim Free
  18.   Blow
  19.   Save Me from U
  20.   Ode To You by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  21.   Adderall/Sold (Outerlude)
  22.   Intro: Call to Hearts
  23.   LA
  24.   Valhalla (Outro)
  25.   Hey Nikki
  26.   Renegades
  27.   Interim (Interlude)
  28.   Baptize
  29.   How I Get It
  30.   Warriors
  31.   Billie Jean
  32.   Calypso
  33.   Noir (Intro)
  34.   Wynter
  35.   Break of Dawn by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  36.   In Your Eyes by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  37.   Pretty Wicked Things by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  38.   Riot by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  39.   Goliath by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  40.   Return of a Queen by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  41.   Outro: The Battle
  42.   Faith
  43.   Heaven
  44.   Bombs
  45.   Automatic
  46.   Change
  47.   Hurricane
  48.   Sands
  49.   Redemption (Intro)
  50.   Blackheart (Outro)
  51.   Choices
  52.   Phoenix by Aundrea Fimbres
  53.   Castles
  54.   December Sky
  55.   Whiteout
  56.   Levitate
  57.   Frequency by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  58.   Northern Lights by Andrew "Druski" Scott
  59.   Gleaux featuring Andrew "Druski" Scott
  60.   Scripture
  61.   Goldenheart
  62.   Lazarus
  63.   The Deep
  64.   And the Bells
  65.   Black Crimes
  66.   Van Gogh
  67.   Voices
  68.   The Louvre
  69.   Vines (Interlude)

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