Angie Stone

[On the “A” w/Souleo]
Angie Stone: Still a Dreamer at Heart

by Souleo

Soul singer-songwriter Angie Stone has an unshakeable faith in herself, in love, in the power of dreams and music. But over the past… Read More

Missy Elliott Brings the Afro-Futuristic Funk on New Single "WTF"

Missy Elliott Brings the Afro-Futuristic Funk on New Single "WTF"

by Michael A. Gonzales

“I’m so futuristic,” Missy Elliott raps on her new Pharrell Williams produced single "WTF (Where… Read More

Ty Dolla $ign Goes Beyond Sex + Drugs [INTERVIEW]

Ty Dolla $ign Goes Beyond Sex + Drugs [INTERVIEW]

by Darryl Robertson

Listening to Ty Dolla $ign’s vulgar, erotic music, he can come off as a shallow-minded individual. The 30-year-old MC waxes… Read More

Prince Launches European Piano Tour

Prince Launches European Piano Tour

by Spin

Prince is renowned for his god-like ability to shred on his (literally) signature axe, but the Purple Rain maestro… Read More

Kelly Rowland

Kelly Rowland Balances Mommyhood + Fabulosity [INTERVIEW]

by Crystal Shaw King

I am amazing. I am a woman. I am beautifully made, wonderfully made. I can do this. I was made for this. Those… Read More

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‘It’s an Advantage to Be Gay in This Country Right Now’??

by Michael Arceneaux

I wish I lived in this mythical world in which being a gay Black male was a one-way ticket to immeasurable success. Ever… Read More

Gary Clark Jr

The Story of Gary Clark Jr. [INTERVIEW]

by Matthew Allen

“That song started with me on the MPC [drum machine]. I just looped a beat.” Usually when someone explains that’s… Read More

Erykah Badu: Nothing Neo About Her Soul [INTERVIEW]

Erykah Badu: Nothing Neo About Her Soul [INTERVIEW]

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

Erykah Badu returned to her performing roots last Thursday (October 29). The Dallas-born songstress graced the stage at the Black… Read More

D’Banj Bridges the African-American Gap [INTERVIEW]

D’Banj Bridges the African-American Gap [INTERVIEW]

by Suede

Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’Banj, has been pounding the Nigerian entertainment industry like yam since the… Read More

jessica Care moore Mixes Art + Activism to a ‘Tea’ [INTERVIEW]<br />

jessica Care moore Mixes Art + Activism to a ‘Tea’ [INTERVIEW]

by Sun Singleton

Detroit is famous for its music, from Motown to techno and house, to Eminem and Dilla. But it’s less well known for its stellar… Read More

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