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Dent May's Stoned for Christmas, D'Angelo's new album, Mr Twin Sister's disco mix and more in ListenUp this week

D’Angelo and The Vanguard: Black Messiah D’Angelo released an incredible new album, Black Messiah, and not only is it a beautiful, thoughtful and soulful, it’s also poignantly timely. Dent May: I’ll Be Stoned For Christmas Mississippi-based Dent May’s “I’ll Be Stoned For Christmas” is insanely catchy, with relatable lyrics for any smoker headed back home for the holidays and catching up with high school homies. …

Joan Jett: Bad Reputation

Joan Jett is undoubtedly the queen of rock and roll. And while her tribute-turned-bar-anthem expressing her love for the genre might be her most popular song, “Bad Reputation” is arguably her best. This week the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced that Joan Jett will join the honored class of 2015—so while she might not give a damn about how she’s perceived, the nomination …