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The Jazz Journey of Abbey Lincoln

[UNSUNG HEROES]
The Jazz Journey of Abbey Lincoln

by Eugene Holley, Jr.

Jazz is the art of invention and reinvention. And nothing illustrates that more forcefully than the amazing life and artistry of… Read More

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Lil Scrappy Fesses Up, Rihanna Parties on Down

[BLACK POP DAILY]
Lil Scrappy Fesses Up, Rihanna Parties on Down

by Cecily Michelle

Rihanna and Her Bestie Get Loose at Barbados Crop Over Festival Bad gyal RiRi may be busy, but that sure doesn’t stop… Read More

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Snoop Lion Roars Back [INTERVIEW]

by Kelley L. Carter

By now, your kids have dragged you out to see Turbo, another super cute animated film that focuses on the heart and soul… Read More

No Room in the Cipher for Female Hip-Hop Fans?

No Room in the Cipher for Female Hip-Hop Fans?

by Lauren McEwen

It’s happening right now as you read this. Some woman or girl is tweeting something like, “OMG, K.R.I.T.’s mixtape… Read More

Earth, Wind & Fire ‘Promise’ to Keep Rocking [INTERVIEW]

Earth, Wind & Fire ‘Promise’ to Keep Rocking [INTERVIEW]

by Michael A. Gonzales

When Earth, Wind and Fire’s bass player extraordinaire Verdine White speaks affectionately about his influential group playing… Read More

Harmonizing Surprises in ‘20 Feet From Stardom’<br />

Harmonizing Surprises in ‘20 Feet From Stardom’

by Karu F. Daniels

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Darlene Love has some of the funniest stories about her near 60-year music career: from the… Read More

Glenn Lewis Cooks Up Grown-Up Soul [INTERVIEW]

Glenn Lewis Cooks Up Grown-Up Soul [INTERVIEW]

by Michael A. Gonzales

Eleven years ago, Canadian-born soul singer Glenn Lewis released his American debut World Outside My Window (featuring the… Read More

Shelby J., Vocalist in Prince’s ​NPG Super-Band, Going Solo<br />

Shelby J., Vocalist in Prince’s ​NPG Super-Band, Going Solo

by Sun Singleton

You may not have heard of Shelby J., but trust and believe, you’ve heard Shelby J. For instance, you’ve… Read More

Lincoln Park Music Festival Takes Newark

Lincoln Park Music Festival Takes Newark

by Michael Arceneaux

Contrary to what crotchety, aging conservative pundits claim on FOX News and talk radio, there are Black people doing their… Read More

Who Killed the Funk?

Who Killed the Funk?

by Michael A. Gonzales

Reading Love, Peace, and Soul, author Erika Blount Danois’ excellent upcoming book on the groundbreaking Soul… Read More

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