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Enduring: A DJ’s Dedication to Frankie Knuckles

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The summer of 1982, the last season of DJ Frankie Knuckles’s residency at the Warehouse club at 206 South Jefferson Street… Read More

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Stand-Up Comedy Invented by a Black Comedian?

by Slate

According to some historians, Charley Case was the first person to perform stand-up as we know it today. There’s… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Janelle Monae covers David Bowie for new Pepsi campaign. Ask Janelle Monae if she was scared or nervous to cover… Read More

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‘An African City’ Gives Ghana Its Own ‘Girlfriends’

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A new Internet series has made a splash, and it’s frequently described as Africa’s answer to Sex and the City… Read More

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Frankie Knuckles, the Godfather of House Music, Speaks! [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

by Margena A. Christian

As a kid growing up in the South Bronx, the late Frankie Knuckles (who passed away March 31 at the age of 59) never dreamed of being… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the death of Marvin Gaye, an irreplaceable presence in soul music that’s never been filled… Read More

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[BLACK POP DAILY] Wale Smacks Down Hater at WWE Show

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Wale Lays the Smackdown on Disrespectful Anti-Fan at WWE Show in D.C. An outspoken, hyper-reactive, Tupac-tempered MC, Wale… Read More

Shirley Caesar

The Legacy of Shirley Caesar [INTERVIEW]

by Krystion Obie Nelson

Shirley Caesar is a multi-award winning artist, pastor, and humanitarian. With a career that has spanned over six decades, the “First Lady of… Read More

Frankie Knuckles, 'Godfather of House Music,' Dead at 59

Frankie Knuckles Dies

by #teamEBONY

Frankie Knuckles, the "Godfather of House Music," has died at 59. Nobody can agree on who invented the… Read More

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Bas In Your Face:
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by Donwill

Embarking upon a creative path might be the loneliest road of them all. The future depends on your ability to imagine and create… Read More

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