Sir The Baptist

Sir the Baptist Turns the Tables on Church Music

by Adrienne Samuels Gibbs

The unmistakable sound of the Black church double clap is the part that will draw you in to the music of emerging artist, Sir the Baptist. You know… Read More

Phonte Coleman Eric Roberson

Eric Roberson & Phonte Coleman Bring Back Grownup Love Songs

by Chris Williams

After ten years of friendship, rapper/singer Phonte Coleman from well-known hip hop and R&B groups, Little Brother and Foreign Exchange, and R&B… Read More

V Bozeman Releases Emotionally Charged "Dear Officer"

V Bozeman Releases Emotionally Charged "Dear Officer"

by LaToya Cross

The pain in her voice is enough to make  tears stream down your cheek.  V Bozeman's emotionally charged  single, "Dear Officer"… Read More

Smokey Robinson

Library of Congress to Honor Smokey Robinson with Gershwin Prize

by LaToya Cross

Smokey Robinson was a major part of the Motown sound, writing hits for the Detroit label's roster of stars. Robinson's creamy vocals and ability… Read More

Vic Mensa

Vic Mensa Calls out Justin Timberlake for Not Really Being 'Down'

by LaToya Cross

Vic Mensa is NOT here for Justin Timberlake. During a roundtable discussion on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, one of the highlighted… Read More

Debra Lee

Debra Lee Promises BET’s Prince Tribute Will Be ‘Really Special’

by Britni Danielle

During last month’s Billboard Awards, BET dropped a little shade after Read More

Fantastic Negrito negro

Fantastic Negrito Wants to Remind Music Fans Black Artists Created Pop Culture

by Jenee Darden

As we say in Oakland, it was on and crackin’ at the city’s First Fridays street fair earlier this month. The main reason? Fantastic Negrito… Read More

Eric Benét Is Adding a Little ‘Sunshine’ to Your Summer<br />

Eric Benét Is Adding a Little ‘Sunshine’ to Your Summer

by Dominique Carson

For 20 years, four-time Grammy nominated singer and songwriter, Eric Benét has tackled several topics in his hit songs that has endeared him… Read More

Ashanti’s Next Power Move: From Making Hit Music to Producing Films<br />

Ashanti’s Next Power Move: From Making Hit Music to Producing Films

by Alex Titus

Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Ashanti is taking her career to new creative heights. The 35-year-old entertainer recently partnered with Screen… Read More

the roots picnic usher

Fans Revel in The Roots Picnic's Music Diversity

by Matthew Allen

What started out as a humble, if somewhat ambitious, undertaking by The Roots in 2008 to highlight talented artists outside of the mainstream has… Read More

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