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The Miseducation of Solidarity

by Aja Monet

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

Prince mixes politics and pop hits at Baltimore concert for Freddie Gray

Prince Shines at Rally4Peace Concert

by #teamEBONY

After protests over Gray's death gave way to riots in the city, the singer-songwriter recorded a song called "Baltimore,"… Read More

[#LongPlayLove] Tony! Toni! Toné!’s ‘The Revival’ Turns 25!<br />

[#LongPlayLove] Tony! Toni! Toné!’s ‘The Revival’ Turns 25!

by Justin Chadwick

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!

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

by Justin Chadwick

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

Ben E King: R&B legend dies at 76

Ben E. King Dies

by #teamEBONY

R&B and soul singer Ben E King, best known for the classic song Stand By Me, has died at the age of 76. King started his career… Read More

INTRODUCING Patrice Covington [NEW MUSIC]

INTRODUCING Patrice Covington [NEW MUSIC]

Already a shining light on Broadway (currently thrilling audiences in Motown: The Musical), performer Patrice… Read More

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The Beautiful People of Broccoli City

Washington, DC has always been known as a city with a rich African-American community. “The Chocolate City,” as it’s affectionately… Read More

Must-See Music Fests of Spring-Summer ’15

Must-See Music Fests of Spring-Summer ’15

by Kimberly Wilson

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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INTRODUCING Azaleh [NEW MUSIC]

Azaleh—a Missouri-born, Harlem-bred reggae singer/songwriter—was heading to Las Vegas for a vacation to get some relief… Read More

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Prince’s ‘Around the World in a Day’ Turns 30!

by Michael A. Gonzales

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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