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Over the years, R&B legend Patti LaBelle has never been known to mince words when it comes to touchy topics—give or take… Read More

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In an era of bitterness and misogyny wrapped intricately as love songs, I’ve actually always been fond of Robin Thicke’s… Read More

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Thirty years ago, on June 25, 1984, Prince’s masterful Purple Rain was released and the world of Black music hasn’t… Read More

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