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

INTRODUCING Adrian Marcel! [NEW MUSIC]

INTRODUCING Adrian Marcel! [NEW MUSIC]

If you dig on the flirtatious wail of Miguel or the trill passion of Tre Songz, then Adrian Marcel is definitely in your lane. With… Read More

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

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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

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Childish Gambino a.k.a. Donald Glover, “Centipede” Donald Glover’s rapper alter ego, Childish Gambino… 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 />

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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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Robin Thicke, “Ooo La La” Robin Thicke continues his tradition of love and falsettos with this mid-tempo diddy… Read More

Bringing the National Museum of African American Music to Life

Bringing the National Museum of African American Music to Life

by Chris Williams

  There are museums across the country that uplifts the contributions of Black artists, but there has yet to be an institution dedicated… Read More

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