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The Week’s Hottest Music<br />

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The Week’s Hottest Music

by Starrene Rhett Rocque

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Kendrick Lamar vs. GQ:<br />
Racism Rears Its Head?

Kendrick Lamar vs. GQ:
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Last week, Top Dawg Ent., the record label home of Kendrick Lamar, released… Read More

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Enter Wu-Tang’s 20th Birthday<br />

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Enter Wu-Tang’s 20th Birthday

by Michael A. Gonzales

The recent 20th anniversary of Wu-Tang Clan’s groundbreaking Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), as well as folks remembering… Read More

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The Week’s Hottest Music<br />

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The Week’s Hottest Music

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The Futureshock of Herbie Hancock

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by Michael A. Gonzales

Black music, especially jazz, has never been afraid of change. Since strutting out of the Storyville whorehouses where piano players… Read More

The State of Black Radio:<br />
Death of the Communicator

The State of Black Radio:
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[BLACK ALT] Deep Cotton Drop ‘Fixtape’ for Urban Music

by Kyle G. Dargan

You may know them from their brief cameos at the opening of Janelle Monáe’s “Many… Read More

Najee Feels the Spirit of George Duke on New Album

Najee Feels the Spirit of George Duke on New Album

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The spirit of the late jazz legend, George Duke was with multi-instrumentalist, Najee during the recording of his latest album Read More

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The Week’s Hottest Music

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Living Your #Selfish20s to the Fullest

Living Your #Selfish20s to the Fullest

by Tiffany E. Browne

Gernae Chase, 24, is not a household name.  However, she is making a virtual blueprint for her millennial peers to make note… Read More

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