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Tyga's 'Stimulated' Is the Worst Song of All Time
(And Forever Will Be)

by Damon Young

I am a man with many gifts. I’m great with dogs, I’m one of only 17 people on Earth who’ve learned that a big butt… Read More

Lizz Wright’s soul-searching journey to ‘Freedom & Surrender’<br />

Lizz Wright’s soul-searching journey to ‘Freedom & Surrender’

by Souleo

The end of a relationship and a near-death incident are enough to make anyone take a step back. But for singer-songwriter Lizz… Read More

Made in America Prepares to Set Philly on Fire

Made in America Prepares to Set Philly on Fire

by Cory Townes

Ahhhhh, Labor Day weekend. The “end of summer.” As we prepare for chilly mornings, leaves changing and the smell of football… Read More

VMAs 2015: Kanye for Pres, Miley Still Not Sure ‘What’s Good’<br />

VMAs 2015: Kanye for Pres, Miley Still Not Sure ‘What’s Good’

by Michael Arceneaux

Last night, MTV held its annual Video Music Awards, and keeping in line with other shows aired recent years, managed to… Read More

Is Producing Prince Impossible? Ask Joshua Welton [INTERVIEW]

Is Producing Prince Impossible? Ask Joshua Welton [INTERVIEW]

by Miles Marshall Lewis

Never turn down an invitation to Paisley Park. Less than a week after receiving an email invite to speak with 25-year-old producer… Read More

Prince Makes King Move with Tidal [INTERVIEW]

Prince Makes King Move with Tidal [INTERVIEW]

by Miles Marshall Lewis

Never turn down an invitation to Paisley Park Studios. Days after receiving an invite to speak with 25-year-old producer Joshua Welton… Read More

EBONY Magazine August 2015 Fade to White

FADE TO WHITE:
Black Music, White Artists=Big Money

by Juan Thompson

From blue-eyed soul to straight-up theft, Black music has long been imitated and acculturated by Whites. Fed up with her… Read More

Kyle

KYLE:
From the Westside with Fun

by Daniel Kerry

Known for upbeat lyrics and a general air of positivity, KYLE is one of the most charismatic and genuinely Read More

Bonkaz Gets to the Heart of Grime [INTERVIEW]

Bonkaz Gets to the Heart of Grime [INTERVIEW]

by Cory Townes

The power of rap music and hip-hop culture can be identified as “un-escapable” in 2015, from Brownsville to Beverly Hills… Read More

Mariah Carey

HIP HOP AND HIGH NOTES:
25 Years of Mariah Carey

by Brannon Smith

Is she Tommy’s puppet? Does she really write her own songs? Why is she trying to sing Black? Wait…is she Black? Since… Read More

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