R. Kelly Erykah Badu 2015 Soul Train Music Awards

Miss Me With the Pass for R.Kelly

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“The saddest fact I’ve learned is: Nobody matters less to our society than young Black women. Nobody.” These… Read More

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Did the Soul Train Awards Snub Karyn White?

by #teamEBONY

Karyn White’s “Superwoman” is a classic of its age, one of the earliest smash hits of the Babyface Era. But Fantasia’s… Read More

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Cynthia Robinson of Sly & the Family Stone Passes at 69<br />

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Soul singer-songwriter Angie Stone has an unshakeable faith in herself, in love, in the power of dreams and music. But over the past… Read More

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Missy Elliott Brings the Afro-Futuristic Funk on New Single "WTF"

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“I’m so futuristic,” Missy Elliott raps on her new Pharrell Williams produced single "WTF (Where… Read More

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Ty Dolla $ign Goes Beyond Sex + Drugs [INTERVIEW]

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Listening to Ty Dolla $ign’s vulgar, erotic music, he can come off as a shallow-minded individual. The 30-year-old MC waxes… Read More

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