[VINTAGE VISION] Bad Boy Turns 20

[VINTAGE VISION] Bad Boy Turns 20

by Michael A. Gonzales

Earlier this week Revolt TV, the latest venture spawned from the mind of Sean “Diddy” Combs, was introduced into the… Read More

[VINTAGE VISION]<br />
The Sound of Philadelphia

[VINTAGE VISION]
The Sound of Philadelphia

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While watching this spring’s moving documentary Let the Fire Burn, which tells the haunting story of the 1985 MOVE… Read More

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The ladies of TLC do not mince words. Never have. Never will. And truthfully? There’s no need to. It’s refreshing—and… Read More

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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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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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Yes, Wynton Marsalis has soul. The knee-jerk criticism of the 51-year-old jazz trumpeter ever since his self-titled 1981 album has… Read More

Welcome Home, Lauryn

Welcome Home, Lauryn

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If you think a three-month stint in prison and mental health counseling have softened Lauryn Hill’s provocative views on social… Read More

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Marques Houston: Still ‘Famous’ [INTERVIEW]

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