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Chaka Khan describes singer/songwriter Sandra St. Victor as one of the best vocalists and songwriters she knows. In fact, given St… Read More

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by Souleo

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Amy Winehouse was arguably one of the decade’s strongest, most nakedly expressive singer/songwriters. Just 27 when she passed… Read More

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“The lyric explores why love is the greatest of all things,” says jazz pianist Jon Batiste, discussing “Let God… Read More

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Ask Tamekia Flowers, founder of not-for-profit organization Hip Hop 4 Life,… Read More

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John Legend is a busy man. Not only has he just released a new album, Love in the Future, but he’s also getting ready to say “I… Read More

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