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Chaka Khan Goes Through the Fire in New Doc [INTERVIEW]

by Michael A. Gonzales

It was the summer of ’74 when I first fell in love with Chaka Khan. Living in Harlem, every radio was tuned to WBLS where… Read More

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The Music of SXSW 2014

by Miles Marshall Lewis

Breaking down Austin’s 27th annual SXSW Music, the absolute hugest festival of its kind, is sort of like blind men touching… Read More

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[NEW MUSIC] Jhené Aiko Proves Why She Got Next

by Starrene Rhett Rocque

Jhene Aiko, “My Afternoon Dream” This Key Wayne-produced track lays the perfect musical foundation for Jhené… Read More

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by Michael A. Gonzales

This past Wednesday in New York City, hip-hop pioneers Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Caz, Kurtis Blow, Grand Wizzard Theodore… Read More

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by Starrene Rhett Rocque

Ledisi, The Truth Ledisi, typically known for belting out ballads, is back with a new album and an expanded sound… Read More

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by Syreeta Martin

You never really see the tough times in your life coming, they just happen. At that very moment, you can’t stop it or hide… Read More

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Miki Howard Says ‘I Am NOT Billie Jean!’

by Miles Marshall Lewis

We should've known singer Miki Howard would get around to releasing a statement. Two hours after I took to Twitter wondering… Read More

Prince on The Arsenio Hall Show

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by Michael A. Gonzales

When Prince announced he would appear on The Arsenio Hall Show with his all-fem (all White) band 3rdEyeGirl, Black… Read More

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What Is the Greatest Pharrell Production EVER? [POLL]

by #teamEBONY

Pharrell ruled the airwaves all last year with Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” (he produced it) and “Happy”… Read More

Prince on The Arsenio Hall Show

Prince Live Tonight on ‘Arsenio Hall’!

by #teamEBONY

In a rare TV appearance, the incomparable Prince takes over The Arsenio Hall Show tonight, kicking the… Read More

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