Rapsody

Rapsody in Blue [INTERVIEW]

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

It’s the Sunday before the 58th annual Grammy Awards, and Rapsody is beaming with excitement. Not only will the North Carolina-bred… Read More

Vanity: From Sexy Prince Protégé to Evangelist

Vanity: From Sexy Prince Protégé to Evangelist

by Alex Titus

Iconic 1980s R&B funk singer-songwriter Vanity (born Denise Matthews) from pop group Vanity 6 passed away from kidney disease… Read More

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar Raises the Rap Bar for Live TV

by Matthew Allen

“Kendrick Lamar’s performance is going to be very controversial,” said Grammy Awards host LL Cool J prior to the… Read More

Grammys ’16: Kendrick Segregated to Hip-Hop

Grammys ’16: Kendrick Segregated to Hip-Hop

by Michael Arceneaux

Days before the 58th annual Grammy Awards aired, executive producer Ken Ehrlich argued that the Grammys do not have the same diversity… Read More

Vanity Passes Away at 57

Vanity Passes Away at 57

by #teamEBONY

Vanity—the former ’80s Prince protégé born Denise Matthews—passed away at 57 from kidney failure… Read More

Jay Electronica

Jay Electronica Sniping at Kendrick Lamar, 50 Cent

by Kyra Kyles

Welp. For those of y'all who thought that Jay Electronica was in hip-hop hibernation, maybe it's time for you to wipe the sleep out… Read More

Kanye’s ‘The Life of Pablo’: A First Impression [REVIEW]<br />

Kanye’s ‘The Life of Pablo’: A First Impression [REVIEW]

by Darryl Robertson

From album title changes (So Help Me God, Swish, Waves and finally The Life of… Read More

Josiah Bell Debuts Moody Visual to ‘Smoke and Mirrors’<br />

Josiah Bell Debuts Moody Visual to ‘Smoke and Mirrors’

The chords make a grand but gentle introduction. What comes next is the smoky falsetto of artist Josiah Bell in his latest single, Smoke and Mirrors. "Together… Read More

A Week in the Life of Kanye

A Week in the Life of Kanye

by Darryl Robertson

Kanye West sure knows how to build up hype. With his seventh studio album, The Life of Pablo, finally set to drop today… Read More

‘If I Were Ciara, I’d Sue Future Too’<br />

‘If I Were Ciara, I’d Sue Future Too’

by Michael Arceneaux

Have you ever told someone, “Keep my name out your mouth?” If so, you should understand why Ciara filed a $15 million… Read More

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