[SONIC BOOM]<br />
The Week’s Hottest Music<br />

[SONIC BOOM]
The Week’s Hottest Music

by Starrene Rhett Rocque

Lady Gaga, ARTPOP When it comes to ARTPOP, Lady Gaga serves her usual Madonna meets Ziggy Stardust with… Read More

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Moms Mabley Honored by HBO

by Shanell Simmons

Before comediennes like Mo’Nique, Sommore, Miss Laura Hayes or Adele Givens (even Tina Fay, Ellen DeGeneres and Joan Rivers)… Read More

Harry Lennix Tackles Shakespeare [INTERVIEW]

Harry Lennix Tackles Shakespeare [INTERVIEW]

by Margena A. Christian

Be the change you want to see. It’s that simple for Harry Lennix, who is unflinching when he says, “Enough is enough.”… Read More

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Alfre Woodard Responds to Critics of Slave Narratives

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Multiple Emmy Award–winning actress Alfre Woodard isn’t only celebrating her 30th anniversary… Read More

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The Futureshock of Herbie Hancock

[VINTAGE VISION]
The Futureshock of Herbie Hancock

by Michael A. Gonzales

Black music, especially jazz, has never been afraid of change. Since strutting out of the Storyville whorehouses where piano players… Read More

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Death of the Communicator

The State of Black Radio:
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by Raqiyah Mays

The summertime’s sudden firing of Hot 97 morning show co-host K-Foxx left her describing the experience as “liberating.”… Read More

NFL Suicides and Brain Injury: Are Our Sons Safe?<br />

NFL Suicides and Brain Injury: Are Our Sons Safe?

by Dr. Donald E. Grant, Jr.

This week, ESPN’s Outside… Read More

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Did The Dolphins Empower Richie Incognito to Harass Teammates?

[SPORTS NOTES]
Did The Dolphins Empower Richie Incognito to Harass Teammates?

by Jessica Danielle

Group dynamics are a tricky thing. Personally, I am curious about the dynamics that allowed for Richie Incognito of the Miami Dolphins… Read More

[BLACK ALT] Deep Cotton Drop ‘Fixtape’ for Urban Music<br />

[BLACK ALT] Deep Cotton Drop ‘Fixtape’ for Urban Music

by Kyle G. Dargan

You may know them from their brief cameos at the opening of Janelle Monáe’s “Many… Read More

Najee Feels the Spirit of George Duke on New Album

Najee Feels the Spirit of George Duke on New Album

by Souleo

The spirit of the late jazz legend, George Duke was with multi-instrumentalist, Najee during the recording of his latest album Read More

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