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Teddy Pendergrass, the Heart of Philly Soul

by Michael A. Gonzales

In 1973, the year I turned 10, “The Love I Lost” came on the radio one morning and the hurricane-powered… Read More

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INTRODUCING Betty Black [NEW MUSIC]

She’s already collaborated and written songs with the Black Eyed Peas, Kelis, the Noisettes and Moby, as well as fronting her… Read More

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Legendary jazz pianist Horace Silver dies at 85.  Pianist and composer Horace Silver, who created a rhythmic… Read More

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Before TGT was making its way around the world giving every woman the ultimate eargasm, Tank was only one man looking for stardom… Read More

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Mary J. Blige, “All Fun and Games” (Think Like a Man Too Soundtrack) The Queen of Hip-Hop… Read More

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PhonyPpl and Iamsu!:
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by Ugi Ugwuomo

This is how a night can and should play out in hip-hop’s new summer season: Scores of rappers descending on the physical center… Read More

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Dee-1’s “Jason Geter” gives new meaning to the old phrase, “I got a dollar and a dream.” The track… Read More

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The United Nations was ablaze last week with global artists bringing a message of hope for a better future in 2015 and beyond. On… Read More

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Ty Dolla $ign may be known for catchy songs about the exploits of late-night partying and women, but he’s more than just Mr… Read More

the floacist

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by N. D. McCray

Natalie Stewart (better known as The Floacist of the English R&B duo Floetry) returned in March with her third solo project… Read More

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