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

SONIC BOOM:
The Week's Hottest Music

by Starrene Rhett Rocque

I love bringing you tunes from various genres of music but this week, hip-hop reigns supreme. Read on for the good stuff from Rasheeda… Read More

What’s the 411?<br />
Mary J. Blige's Classic Turns 20

What’s the 411?
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by Chris Williams

As the 1990s began, New Jack Swing was dominating urban and pop airwaves. Uptown Records had become the hottest music label in the… Read More

Frank Ocean

BLACK MUSIC NOW: Frank Ocean Tour Takeover

by Darren Sands

Just hours before Frank Ocean was due to take the stage at the Wiltern in Los Angeles, the artist, whose given name is actually… Read More

 John Forte

Mind Full: John Forté

by Joicelyn Dingle

Brooklyn, New York. 1975. John Edward Forté is present. Born era-appropriate, sun in Aquarius. Not… Read More

"Fair Use," Al Green and President Obama’s Reelection Campaign

"Fair Use," Al Green and President Obama’s Reelection Campaign

by Mark Anthony Neal

A few years ago, filmmaker and conceptual artist Pierre Bennu… Read More

Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean Debuts at Number Two

by #teamEBONY

Those wondering whether Frank Ocean's sharing of his personal life would negatively affect his album's release can now put… Read More

Ms. Melodie

Ms. Melodie Passes Away

by #teamEBONY

Ms. Melodie, member of the legendary Boogie Down Productions crew and ex-wife of BDP founder KRS-ONE,… Read More

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