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

SONIC BOOM:
The Week's Hottest Music

by Starrene Rhett Rocque

This week’s music round up is heavy on the R&B front but Bun B came through for hip-hop. Read on and enjoy. Bonita –… Read More

Christian Scott

[INTERVIEW] Christian Scott Defies Traditional Boundaries of Jazz

by Darren Sands

There is so much color, intrigue and purpose to everything Christian Scott does musically, you wonder if it’s something to watch him, say, brush… Read More

Reggae Sumfest Celebrates Jamaica at 50

Reggae Sumfest Celebrates Jamaica at 50

by Miles Marshall Lewis

At the Olympics opening ceremonies, commentators repeatedly pointed out all the competing countries that belonged to the British… Read More

[INTERVIEW] Marcus Miller's 'Renaissance'

[INTERVIEW] Marcus Miller's 'Renaissance'

by Eugene Holley, Jr.

Bassist Marcus Miller is a New York-born, West Indian-descended scion of a musical family that includes jazz pianist Wynton… Read More

[INTERVIEW] Give the Drummer Some!<br />
Jack DeJohnette Keeps Banging

[INTERVIEW] Give the Drummer Some!
Jack DeJohnette Keeps Banging

by Eugene Holley, Jr.

For the past five decades, Chicago-born/New York-based drummer/pianist Jack DeJohnette has worked with heavyweights… Read More

Nicki Minaj vs. Azealia Banks

Nicki Minaj vs. Azealia Banks

by #teamEBONY

One would think that Black female rappers Nicki Minaj and Azealia Banks… Read More

Dwele

[INTERVIEW] Dwele On New Album, Standing by Detroit

by Beverly Forde

Inspired. That’s still the sentiment resonating with Andwele Gardner, a.k.a. Dwele, when… Read More

Kelly Rowland

Kelly Rowland Dismisses Rumors of a Destiny's Child Reunion

by #teamEBONY

Two new records from R&B supergroup Destiny's Child are on the way, yet don't get your hopes up for a reunion from… Read More

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Freddie Jackson Prepares to Celebrate 30 Years in Music

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo
Freddie Jackson Prepares to Celebrate 30 Years in Music

by Souleo

It’s hard to imagine it now but at one point in time according to R&B legend, Freddie Jackson; he was… Read More

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