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The Marvin Gaye masterpiece What’s Going On opened the floodgates for concept album social commentary in the spring… Read More

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[#LongPlayLove] Diana Ross’s ‘Diana’ Turns 35!

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A lifelong music obsessive, my passion for song can be traced all the way back to my very early childhood, which spanned from the… Read More

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Twenty years. Twelve solo albums. Four collaborative albums. Twenty-one Grammys. Countless business ventures. One equally talented… Read More

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Many have been weighing in on Lauryn Hill’s recently canceled show in Israel. However, few have heard or will know the story… Read More

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If you’re a soulhead and all-around music aficionado like yours truly, I’m willing to bet that while your record collection… Read More

[#LongPlayLove] Hip Hop Hooray for 20 Years of Naughty By Nature!

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When most folks hear or read the words “naughty by nature,” I suspect the neurotransmitters in their brains immediately… Read More

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Must-See Music Fests of Spring-Summer ’15

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The weather is getting warmer, and that only means one thing: summer is on the horizon. Music festivals have become synonymous with… Read More

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In the spring of 1985, there were two types of Prince fans–those who boarded the violet-hued bandwagon years before Purple… Read More

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