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[90s‘ til Infinity] Bahamadia Talks the 20th Anniversary of Kollage

by Michael A. Gonzales

While the Internet would have us believe that rapper Bahamadia released her underrated 1996 debut album Kollage (Chrysalis/EMI Records) on… Read More

Quincy Jones

'The Dude': Remembering Quincy Jones’ Most Important Album Ever

by Michael A. Gonzales

Legendary music producer Quincy Jones recently was blessed by two landmark events. First, there were the festivities earmarking his 83rd… Read More

Phife Dawg

Check the Rhime: A Deeper Look at the Legacy of Phife Dawg

by Michael A. Gonzales

When 45-year-old rapper and A Tribe Called Quest (ATCQ) member Phife Dawg died on Tuesday night from complications resulting from diabetes, I couldn’t… Read More

[INFLUENCERS] Why Everyone Wants to Work with Terrace Martin

[INFLUENCERS] Why Everyone Wants to Work with Terrace Martin

by Matthew Allen

"Nothing's more influential than rap music. I merge jazz fusion with the trap music. I mix Black… Read More

Q-Tip Phife Dawg

[WATCH] Phife Dawg in Action

by LaToya Cross

Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest was one of those real emcees. Real emcees. At times flipping to his Jamaican dialect, his high-pitched and barky… Read More

[90s'Til Infinity] Silk Still Delivers Satiny, Sensual R&B

[90s'Til Infinity] Silk Still Delivers Satiny, Sensual R&B

by LaToya Cross

Silk has been gifting us with the aural answer to foreplay since they slid onto the music scene in the 90s with pulsating, bed-breaking anthems from… Read More

Anderson .Paak: Creating a Unique Voice Without Fingerprints

Anderson .Paak: Creating a Unique Voice Without Fingerprints

by Matthew Allen

Anderson  .Paak finds himself in an interesting predicament. His career is taking off, smack-dab in the middle of the crisis that is the 21st… Read More

Anthony Hamilton Digs Deep and Reveals 'What I'm Feelin' '

Anthony Hamilton Digs Deep and Reveals 'What I'm Feelin' '

by Matthew Allen

With a voice that harkens back to music legends like Otis Redding and Al Green, Anthony Hamilton has been a lone beacon of southern soul in 21st… Read More

Q-Tip Named Artistic Adviser at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts

Q-Tip Named Artistic Adviser at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts

by #teamEBONY

Hip-hop has made its way to the John F. Kennedy Center of Performing Arts and Q-Tip is heading the artistic venture.  Marking JFK's… Read More

Jazz Cartier

Jazz Cartier Repping "The Six" and Showing His Vision

by Daniel Kerry

From the moment he crowd surfed on to the stage at S.O.B’s in New York, Jazz Cartier exuded the confidence of a veteran… Read More

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