Groove Theory

[90s Til Infinity] Groove Theory Revisited

by Michael A. Gonzales

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this week, Groove Theory’s self-titled debut album was a game changer in the world of Black… Read More

Mr. Kendrick Goes to Washington

Mr. Kendrick Goes to Washington

by Matthew Allen

When it was announced that Kendrick Lamar was going to be performing selections… Read More

WATCH: Mashup of Drake's Hotline Bling

WATCH: Mashup of Drake's Hotline Bling

Hmmmm... Drake's dancing in that Hotline Bling video reminded us of a few things. Check out our mash-up. (Sorry, Six God!) Read More

Janet Charts an Unbreakable Path for the Aging Pop Star

Janet Charts an Unbreakable Path for the Aging Pop Star

by Michael Arceneaux

It’s not particularly fair, but no less true: pop music is not kind to the aging artist. This is especially so if you’re… Read More

Christina Milian

Christina Milian Turns Up on New EP [INTERVIEW]

by Crystal Shaw King

After recently blowing out the candles on her cake for her 34th birthday, it’s pretty clear that Christina Milian’s wishes… Read More

Brand Nicki Minaj Masters the Art of Reinvention

Brand Nicki Minaj Masters the Art of Reinvention

by Desiree Bowie

Nicki Minaj is a force to be reckoned with. Her polarizing in-your-face brand of feminism and image moderation has made major waves… Read More

Nicki Minaj Scores Cover of New York Times Magazine

Nicki Minaj Scores Cover of New York Times Magazine

by Vanessa Grigoriadis

Addressing Miley Cyrus at VMAs: “The fact that you feel upset about me speaking on something that affects Black women makes… Read More

All-Stars Honor Bill Withers at Carnegie Hall<br />

All-Stars Honor Bill Withers at Carnegie Hall

by Matthew Allen

There’s an old saying: “How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice.” Well, nearly 43 years ago to the day, Bill… Read More

Tamar Goes for Sex Over Nonsense on ‘Calling All Lovers’

Tamar Goes for Sex Over Nonsense on ‘Calling All Lovers’

by Michael Arceneaux

On this past season of Braxton Family Values, Tamar Braxton spoke of the pressures of recording the follow up to 2013’s… Read More

The Black Rock Coalition:<br />
Afropunk Before Afropunk

The Black Rock Coalition:
Afropunk Before Afropunk

by Sun Singleton

These days, it might be a little bit taken for granted that Black girls can rock (and have been doing so since Big Mama Thornton’s… Read More

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