Motown to Def Jam Kicks off African-American Music Appreciation Month

Motown to Def Jam Kicks off African-American Music Appreciation Month

by Souleo

It’s the middle of June and African-American Music Appreciation Month is just getting into overdrive with this Saturday’s… Read More

Masked man saves hip-hop

What Will ‘Yeezus’ Do?

by Miles Marshall Lewis

Praise Yeezus: it sounds like Kanye West is just as bored with the radio as nearly most of the rest of us. “Black… Read More

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Chrisette Michele Gets ‘Better’ [INTERVIEW]

by Kelley L. Carter

Chrisette Michele is better. As strong and confident as she comes across—and let’s face it, you have to be strong in… Read More

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Erykah Badu Goes Classical in Brooklyn

by Matthew Allen

Brooklyn is a global junction of music culture. Its reputation of progressive, multi-dimensional art was built by folks like saxophonist… Read More

Robert Glasper:<br />
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Robert Glasper:
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by Souleo

Robert Glasper is a musician on a clear mission: bringing back real music. With his Grammy Award-winning album, Black Radio… Read More

 Charlie Wilson

Charlie Wilson’s Lifetime Achievement [INTERVIEW]

by Michael A. Gonzales

With four decades of music making and hip shaking, R&B legend Charlie Wilson will receive the 2013 BET Lifetime Achievement Award… Read More

Goodie Mob ‘Age Against the Machine’ on Reunion Album

Goodie Mob ‘Age Against the Machine’ on Reunion Album

by Sun Singleton

One monkey might not stop no show, but Cee Lo (famously dissed by One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show, his former… Read More

Black Music Month:<br />
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Black Music Month:
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Since our Nation’s founding, people from every walk of life have set out to capture the American experience not just in poetry… Read More

Rah Digga on Rap and Keeping Your Money Straight

Rah Digga on Rap and Keeping Your Money Straight

by Souleo

Hip-hop great, Rah Digga will share her life lessons in the second installment of the New York Public Library’s free financial… Read More

Macy Gray on How Life Is 14 Years Later<br />

Macy Gray on How Life Is 14 Years Later

by Donovan X. Ramsey

Nearly 14 years ago, singer Macy Gray made her biggest splash with her debut album, On How Life Is, and its hit single… Read More

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