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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]

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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

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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:
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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]

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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

Teedra Moses

Is Teedra Moses' 'Cognac' XO?

by Michael Arceneaux

There is an ever-increasing debate about the importance of the album in the digital era, which places far greater significance on… Read More

Sevyn Streeter

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by Aliya S. King

I’m 42, fully into my get-off-my-lawn phase. As the Entertainment Editor over on the print side of EBONY, it’s my job… Read More

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5 Life Lessons from Professor J. Cole

by Najja Parker and LaToya Cross

J. Cole’s presence hits with a stream of consciousness that evokes subtle humor and loads of truth. To relish in his brilliance… Read More

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