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2012 was a breath of fresh air for R&B and hip-hop music. The year included diverse notable music from old and new artists including… Read More

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Hip-hop has evolved, and its future stars aren’t exactly who you might suspect. Our list of up-and-comers include an NYU graduate, innovators… Read More

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A household iron; a woman’s high heel shoe. Simple domestic items or art? For award-winning illustrator and sculptor Willie… Read More

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Finally, there will be one last Teena Marie album. The Ivory Queen of Soul singer died suddenly back in… Read More

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A new year will usher in a wave of new programming, and surprisingly, much of it looks worth paying the cable bill on time for. There’s… Read More

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On December 28th, the world lost Jayne Cortez---a poet, activist and force of nature. The 76 year old Arizona native published twelve… Read More

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