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INTRODUCING Rippy Austin [NEW MUSIC]

From the opening synths, Rippy Austin aims squarely at R&B seduction and “Hey You” draws back the bow. The phrase is… Read More

On the “A” with Souleo: Hip-hop’s past on display in new photo exhibit JDL at Skatin' Palace 1981_Photography by Joe Conzo

'Hip-Hop Revolution' Examines Rap's 'Innocent' Beginnings

by Souleo

When photographer, Joe Conzo reflects on hip-hop’s early days, one word comes to mind: innocence. During the late 1970s he… Read More

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Last Poet Umar Bin Hassan Returns for Revolution [INTERVIEW]

by Michael A. Gonzales

Umar Bin Hassan is an OG when it comes to spoken word, influencing a generation of MCs and poets as a member of the seminal Last… Read More

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Beyonce Debuts New Song

by #teamEBONY

And, once again, we are reminded why Beyoncé is a superstar. She performs new song Die With You in a video… Read More

Harmony Project Mentors Youth Through The Power Of Music

Harmony Project Mentors Youth Through the Power Of Music

by Princess Gabbara

Did you know that children are most likely to engage in risky or violent behavior between 3-6 p.m.? Harmony Project, the largest… Read More

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Black Men Storm the Gates of Classical Opera

by Janelle Watkins

Black female opera singers have long been some of the most respected within the classical world—ask anyone to list the top… Read More

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Jay Z Announces His Tidal Streaming Business, Man

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Introducing the first music streaming service that combines the best high fidelity sound quality, high definition music videos and… Read More

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Angel Haze Talks MTV, Injustice and New Music

by Glennisha Morgan

A year before Cali-native Read More

sa-roc

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Sa-Roc
[NEW MUSIC]

That crack of thunder you heard? That’s her voice. Her tawny locs swinging like vines, she flexes high fedoras, ornate jewelry… Read More

Kendrick Lamar Tops Billboard Chart With First No. 1 Album Featuring ‘Pimp’ in Its Name

To Pimp a Butterfly Number One Album in the Country

by #teamEBONY

Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly album isn't just No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart -- it's also the first… Read More

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