Beyonce's Surprise Album Trending Towards No. 1 on Billboard 200

Beyonce Album Sells 80,000 Copies. In Three Hours

by #teamEBONY

The stealth Thursday evening (9 p.m PT) release of Beyonce's self-titled fifth solo studio set is likely headed towards a No… Read More

Beyoncé Is Back! [REVIEW]

Beyoncé Is Back! [REVIEW]

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Surprise! You sleep, Beyoncé grinds. Last night on iTunes, the 32-year-old pop superstar released her strongest album in seven… Read More

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The Death of the Listener

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The Death of the Listener

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Last year’s tragic death of New York City’s 98.7 Kiss FM was marked by the 30-year old station being sold to its crosstown… Read More

Babyface and Toni Braxton Talk 'Love Marriage & Divorce'

Babyface and Toni Braxton Talk 'Love Marriage & Divorce'

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Icons Toni Braxton and Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds are in the midst of the reunion project, Love Marriage & Divorce, that’s inspired… Read More

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Childish Gambino, Because the Internet Because the Internet makes it really clear that Childish… Read More

Jay Z leads nominations for 2014's Grammy awards

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by #teamEBONY

Jay Z leads the nominations for this year's Grammy awards. Magna Carta Holy Grail received nods in almost every rap… Read More

R. Kelly

Why We Can't Let R. Kelly Come Back

by #teamEBONY

Full disclosure: It has never been hard for me. Often, when people write and/or talk about why they don’t/can’t… Read More

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When Ice Cube Was Hardcore

[VINTAGE VISION]
When Ice Cube Was Hardcore

by Michael A. Gonzales

At Universal Records, somebody has been digging through the crates, sorting through old school rap records for reissue purposes… Read More

What’s Really the Best Jay Z Album of All Time? [POLL]<br />

What’s Really the Best Jay Z Album of All Time? [POLL]

by #teamEBONY

On his 44th birthday Wednesday, Jay Z ranked his own albums from best to worst. (For the record: Reasonable Doubt came in first, Kingdom… Read More

Reggae Singer Junior Murvin Dies at 67

Junior Murvin Dies

by #teamEBONY

Murvin Smith, known to the music world as Junior Murvin, passed away on Monday at the Port Antonio Hospital in Portland Parish, Jamaica… Read More

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