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

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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

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

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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 />

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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

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Fans Revel in The Roots Picnic's Music Diversity

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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

Prince May Have Overdosed, But His Legacy Remains Untainted<br />

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Earlier today, Minneapolis law enforcement officials confirmed what many Prince fans feared: the artist  Read More

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Robert Glasper & Miles Davis Make ‘Beautiful’ Music

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In 1973, 46-year-old trumpeter Miles Davis wanted to connect more with Black youth. His iconic albums like Kind of Blue and ‘Round… Read More

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Watching the recent Bad Boy Reunion Concert on the Today Show brought back many jiggy memories of yesteryear when the label launched by a lanky kid… Read More

Corrine Bailey Rae

Corinne Bailey Rae Returns

by Matthew Allen

Taking long breaks from the music business is risky, but Corinne Bailey Rae has been very quiet for half a decade. After winning her second Grammy… Read More

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