Wale

Wale: Success Is the Best Revenge [INTERVIEW]

by Donovan X. Ramsey

Wale wears his success like a too-tight suit: snug, but maybe a bit uncomfortable. The 28-year-old MC just scored the first number… Read More

Martha Wash on Aging in the Music Business

Martha Wash on Aging in the Music Business

by Souleo

With over 30 years in the music business, dance music diva Martha Wash refuses to let age slow her down. But… Read More

Ronald Isley

At 72, Ron Isley Remains Contagious [INTERVIEW]

by Michael A. Gonzales

Soul legend Ronald Isley, 72, has been famous for the majority of his life. Performing his first solo in church when he was a toddler… Read More

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Janelle Monáe: The ‘Q.U.E.E.N.’ Speaks [INTERVIEW]

by Donovan X. Ramsey

Sporting her trademark pompadour and black and white wardrobe, singer Janelle Monáe has come a long way from slanging her unofficial… Read More

FunkJazz Kafe Returns to ATL!

FunkJazz Kafe Returns to ATL!

by Jonell R. Myers

Morpheus proclaimed Neo "the one" in the Matrix, but living in America, James Brown wears the crown. The Godfather of Soul… Read More

Why I Just Can't Get Into Magna Carta...Holy Grail

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by Damon Young

There's no other entertainment-related entity that consistently requires as much cognitive dissonance from its fans as rap does… Read More

India.Arie’s ‘Cocoa Butter’ Reveals Palmer’s Soulful Side<br />

India.Arie’s ‘Cocoa Butter’ Reveals Palmer’s Soulful Side

by Melanie Yvette

The world’s number one cocoa butter brand heard the Grammy winning India.Arie when she first proclaimed her love for Black… Read More

Essence Carson

Essence Carson Dunks on Haters

by Donovan X. Ramsey

New York Liberty basketballer Essence Carson is no stranger to adversity, yet she says that growing up hardscrabble in Patterson… Read More

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by Joshua Adams

"I made that song because I am a god. I don't think there's much more explanation. I'm not going to sit here… Read More

Force MDs on Getting Big and Going Broke

Force MDs on Getting Big and Going Broke

by Souleo

The Force MD’s are ready to reclaim the spotlight with a slew of new projects including their appearance at the Read More

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