Jeffrey Osborne Reinvents Himself After 30 Years of R&B Music<br />

Jeffrey Osborne Reinvents Himself After 30 Years of R&B Music

by Souleo

It’s taken singer-songwriter Jeffrey Osborne 30 years to finally release the album he’s always wanted to record… Read More

Songwriter Stacy Barthe Rocks the Mic

Songwriter Stacy Barthe Rocks the Mic

by Amber McKynzie [A. KAY]

While known for writing songs for the likes of Rihanna (“Cheers”) and Katy Perry (“Teenage Dream”), Stacy… Read More

The Shape of Jazz to Come:<br />
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Despite the passing of its legendary giants, and its dwindling presence in print, TV and radio, the death of jazz, as Mark Twain… Read More

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by Chris Williams

Public Enemy remains as one of the most important groups in the history of music. They emerged on the burgeoning hip-hop scene in… Read More

Chris Turner

INTRODUCING Chris Turner

This year, a rising tide of modern soul artists have emerged who resembles some lost tribe of Marvin Gaye. They prioritize old-school… Read More

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Indie MCs represent and Kelly and Avant come through with the Valentine’s Day tunes on this week’s Sonic Boom. Kelly… Read More

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Kurt Carr Receives His Blessing

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Kurt Carr Receives His Blessing

by Margena A. Christian

After more than 20 years in the music industry, Kurt Carr believes he is now walking in his purpose. His current CD, Bless This… Read More

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Beyoncé Electrifies at Super Bowl Halftime Show

by The Grio

If naysayers still doubted Beyonce’s singing talents — even after her national anthem performance this week at a press… Read More

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Jamaica’s Jazz & Blues Fest Goes Soulful

by Miles Marshall Lewis

The 17th annual Jamaica Jazz & Blues festival was another rousing success this season, provided you’re not a concertgoer… Read More

Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner:<br />
1943-2013

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by Eugene Holley, Jr.

The seventies was arguably the last great era of R&B bands and the Ohio Players rounded out a 'holy trinity' of Black… Read More

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