The Black Rock Coalition:<br />
Afropunk Before Afropunk

The Black Rock Coalition:
Afropunk Before Afropunk

[INTERVIEW] Black Rock Coalition co-founder Vernon Reid discusses the 30th anniversary of the trailblazing organization [read more]

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by Michael Arceneaux

No one under the age of 40 who values their nerves gives Grammy voters the benefit of the doubt. While they certainly have awarded… Read More

2015 Grammy Awards:<br />
‘Like Black Lives, Albums Still Matter’<br />

2015 Grammy Awards:
‘Like Black Lives, Albums Still Matter’

by #teamEBONY

So, last night’s LL Cool J-hosted 57th annual Grammy Awards spilled over three hours long, but the night’s essentials… Read More

Jesse Johnson Returns With D’Angelo’s Vanguard Band<br />

Jesse Johnson Returns With D’Angelo’s Vanguard Band

by Michael A. Gonzales

As a brown sugar toking D’Angelo fan who has been digging his sonic voodoo since seeing him jam live that memorably crazy night… Read More

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Darryl Tookes Lulls With Love [INTERVIEW]

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Darryl Tookes may not be the first name that comes to mind when discussing important singers of the 20th century. But his work as… Read More

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When funds are on E and money’s tighter than a headband, the right song can really help to make sense out of hard times. “What… Read More

Watch the Stripped-Down Video for Rihanna’s “FourFiveSeconds” With Kanye West and Paul McCartney

Video for FourFiveSeconds Debuts

by Slate

As in most of the duo’s work, the aesthetics are minimal: Filmed in black and white, the stars wear denim outfits—Kanye’s… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Missy Elliott had an emotional reaction to her Super Bowl halftime performance with Katy Perry. After Sunday's game, the award-winning… Read More

On the “A” with Souleo: OUTMusic Awards postponement doesn’t stop the celebration of LGBT music

OUT Music AwardsCelebrate Monifah, Deborah Cox

by Souleo

Last week, the themes of social justice, equality, and perseverance resonated strongly for those in attendance at the 9th… Read More

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