Will.i.am

Will.I.Am's Music to Debut on Mars Mission

by #teamEBONY

Unlike other artists who wait till a season premiere of a TV show or appear on American Idol to debut a new song, Will.i.am's "Reach… Read More

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Lady lyricists devoid of bright wigs, tutus and raunchy gyrations have stepped up in this week’s installment of “Sonic… Read More

What's So Bad About Lupe's Latest Single?

What's So Bad About Lupe's Latest Single?

by Jamilah Lemieux

Race and gender have always been complicated issues in and around hip-hop—which occupies the complicated space of being consumed… Read More

Alicia Keys' New Album Cover

Alicia Keys' New Album Cover

by #teamEBONY

Just one look at her new album cover, and listeners will know that Alicia Keys means business… Read More

BLACK MUSIC NOW: What Does Azealia Banks Mean?

BLACK MUSIC NOW: What Does Azealia Banks Mean?

by Darren Sands

I was late to the Azealia Banks phenomenon. So much that I thought a picture of her posted by my 18 year-old brother, Jordan… Read More

Jessica Betts

Jessica Betts is ‘Holding On’ to Her Dream

by Steve Rivers

Chicago native Jessica Betts is back on the scene with a rejuvenated passion for music, plus a groundbreaking single video, "Holding… Read More

SONIC BOOM:<br />
The Week's Hottest Music

SONIC BOOM:
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Michael Kiwanuka - “Bones” [Video] Michael Kiwanuka is known as Britain’s Otis Redding, and rightfully… Read More

Trey Songz

Trey Songz Drops 'Chapter V'

by Jorian L. Seay

He’s sexy. He’s seductive. And he’s back. Trey Songz has ravished the ladies for nearly a decade with his endearing eyes… Read More

THE SIX: Jonathan Batiste on Style, Music, and 'Red Hook Summer'

THE SIX: Jonathan Batiste on Style, Music, and 'Red Hook Summer'

by Jenna Bond-Louden

This summer, emerging jazz wunderkind Jonathan Batiste made His big screen debut with Spike Lee’s… Read More

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