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Rapper Rick Ross is being sued for allegedly stealing his stage name from  Read More

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The ladies of DC3 are full of surprises! After eight years of working on solo projects, Grammy Award-winning trio Destiny’s… Read More

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This year is expected to bring album releases from veteran stars as well as heavy-hitting up-and-comers. From smooth soul joints… Read More

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Many artists have that moment when they break out of their comfort zones and take a risk. It’s career defining, like when… Read More

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As a person who came of age in what I consider to be the golden age of rap---1993 to 1999---I'm personally offended that "music"… Read More

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Blue Note has outlasted the Bottom Line, the Village Gate and other revered (now shuttered) jazz venues in New York City’s… Read More

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2012 was a breath of fresh air for R&B and hip-hop music. The year included diverse notable music from old and new artists including… Read More

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Hip-hop has evolved, and its future stars aren’t exactly who you might suspect. Our list of up-and-comers include an NYU graduate, innovators… Read More

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Finally, there will be one last Teena Marie album. The Ivory Queen of Soul singer died suddenly back in… Read More

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