The Return of B.o.B: Still in This [INTERVIEW]

The Return of B.o.B: Still in This [INTERVIEW]

by Kelley L. Carter

A few months back, Atlanta rapper B.o.B invited some writers into the studio to play a sampling of music he’s been tinkering… Read More

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Long Live James Brown!

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A few years before James Brown’s death at the age of 73—on Christmas morning in 2006—I went with radio personality… Read More

Ledisi Speaks ‘The Truth’ [INTERVIEW]<br />

Ledisi Speaks ‘The Truth’ [INTERVIEW]

by Michael A. Gonzales

Since Ledisi signed with Verve Records in 2007 and released the critically acclaimed Lost & Found, the Bay Area-raised… Read More

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Chris Turner, “This Christmas (Remix)” The classically trained Chris Turner has traveled and performed around… Read More

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Like Johnson Publishing Company and EBONY, Common is a Chicago legend. If you've never seen him live, you're missing out… Read More

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Alicia Keys Dips Her ‘Diary’ in Hip-Hop<br />

[VINTAGE VISION]
Alicia Keys Dips Her ‘Diary’ in Hip-Hop

by Michael A. Gonzales

Although Alicia Keys attained superstar status in 2001 with Songs in A Minor—winning Grammys and adulation from Oprah… Read More

She Reminded Him Of A Jeep, Though:<br />
Challenging The ‘But R. Kelly Is A Musical Genius’ Defense

She Reminded Him Of A Jeep, Though:
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This might come off as 'out of touch' or even elitist in some regard, but the only time I encounter, in real life or via… Read More

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Talib Kweli, Gravitas  Talib Kweli doesn’t disappoint with his latest release… Read More

Beyoncé Is Back! [REVIEW]

Beyoncé Is Back! [REVIEW]

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Surprise! You sleep, Beyoncé grinds. Last night on iTunes, the 32-year-old pop superstar released her strongest album in seven… Read More

The State of Black Radio Part 2:<br />
The Death of the Listener

The State of Black Radio Part 2:
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Last year’s tragic death of New York City’s 98.7 Kiss FM was marked by the 30-year old station being sold to its crosstown… Read More

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