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Robert Glasper is a devotee of J Dilla, so it’s appropriate to say that with the recording of Black Radio 2—his… Read More

Christian Scott

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by Shannon J. Effinger

Thirty-year-old jazz trumpeter Christian Scott (a.k.a. Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah) has garnered both praise from critics and jazz… Read More

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Gyptian, Sex, Love & Reggae Gyptian’s latest studio album, Sex, Love & Reggae… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Janelle Monáe inspires herself. This is not to say that she’s an egoist or that she doesn’t take inspiration from… Read More

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The Evolution of E-V-E [INTERVIEW]

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Eve isn’t letting anyone take her crown just yet. After a multi-year retreat from the Hollywood scene, Eve officially made… Read More

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MC Lyte Savors Hip-Hop Longevity [INTERVIEW]

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It’s almost impossible to not know where MC Lyte is these days. Just listen. That voice is always a dead giveaway—its… Read More

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