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Afropunk Before Afropunk

by Michael A. Gonzales

Last week, for the first time in years, I missed the Afropunk festival. The musical movement began as an extension of a 2003 documentary… Read More

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Hip-hop Addresses Ferguson on ‘Don’t Shoot’ [NEW MUSIC]

by Cory Townes

West Coast rapper Game enlists some of his fellow wordsmiths to raise awareness on the topic of the death of Mike Brown, police brutality… Read More

Kem Croons for the Lovelorn of Atlanta

Kem Croons for the Lovelorn of Atlanta

by Aisha I. Jefferson

Wow! Yep, that pretty much sums up my reaction after witnessing the magic, yes, magic, that R&B recording artist Kem showcased… Read More

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Usher Drops ‘She Came to Give It to You’ w/Nicki Minaj [VIDEO]

“Good Kisser” made its debut way back in May, and now—fresh of his MTV VMAs performance this past weekend—Usher… Read More

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FKA Twigs' Pop Blows Up
[REVIEW]

by Ian Blair

Contrary to most pop records, the full-length debut from British rhythm and blues auteur, FKA Twigs, isn’t a dance album. In… Read More

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Smokey Robinson Duets with John Legend + More [INTERVIEW]

by Matthew Allen

With lyrics like, “My smile is my makeup I wear since my breakup” and “I know flowers grow through rain/But how… Read More

Prince Is Releasing Two Albums on the Same Day

Prince to Drop Two Albums...On the Same Day

by #teamEBONY

Prince will talk and talk about releasing new albums and new songs, but you just never know with this guy. Well, now he's… Read More

10 Rap Protest Songs That Fight the Power [VIDEO]

10 Rap Protest Songs That Fight the Power [VIDEO]

by Michael A. Gonzales

1. “Fight the Power,” Public Enemy Without a doubt, Public Enemy had always been known for never biting their… Read More

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Afropunk Blows Up Brooklyn [PHOTOS]

As I approached the entry gate to the 10th annual Afropunk festival at Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park, I found myself feeling… Read More

Watch Beyoncé's Marathon 16-Minute Performance of BEYONCÉ at the VMAs

Watch Beyonce's 16-Minute VMA Performance

by MTV

Last night, Beyonce shut down the Video Music Awards with a medley of pretty much the entire BEYONCE album. After the performance… Read More

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