Sonic Boom: The Week’s Hottest Music<br />

Sonic Boom: The Week’s Hottest Music

The-Dream, IV Play The-Dream has long proven himself to be a versatile singer/songwriter, especially when he’s… Read More

Singer Nicole Wray Returns with New Duo

Singer Nicole Wray Returns with New Duo

by Souleo

Music connoisseurs who love a good underdog story can look no further than the soul duo, Lady. Individually they are known as Nicole… Read More

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Calm Down, Miguel

[THE WEEKLY READ]
Calm Down, Miguel

by Michael Arceneaux

Dear Miguel: I could pile on and lecture you on why it’s not a good idea to leap into the air in airtight pants and… Read More

Beyoncé's new single is her latest anthem of female empowerment.

Beyonce Releases Grown Woman

by Slate

To be a lead single from Beyoncé these days, you need four things: A syncopated, up-tempo beat, some stabs of brass… Read More

Sonic Boom:<br />
The Week’s Hottest Music

Sonic Boom:
The Week’s Hottest Music

Morgan Heritage, “Perfect Love Song” (online video premiere) The legendary reggae band Morgan Heritage is gearing… Read More

‘janet.’ at 20

‘janet.’ at 20

by Michael Arceneaux

In hindsight, I had no business listening to her fifth album, janet, given I was nine years old when it was released. I… Read More

Sonic Boom:<br />
The Week’s Hottest Music

Sonic Boom:
The Week’s Hottest Music

Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, “Retreat” Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings are back with a vengeance—seriously… Read More

Where Hip-Hop Lived: Giving Up on Rap

Where Hip-Hop Lived: Giving Up on Rap

by Denene Millner

I officially give up on Black radio stations that play hip-hop. Seriously. I’m over the disrespect. Finished… Read More

Pharrell Williams Airs ‘StereoTypes’<br />

Pharrell Williams Airs ‘StereoTypes’

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

Jews are cheap, Blacks don’t swim, gay men are freaks and fat people are lazy. No matter how unreal and/or absurd… Read More

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