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"Rescue Me" Singer Fontella Bass Dies at 72

by The Root

Soul singer Fontella Bass, who topped the charts in 1965 with her feel-good hit song "Rescue Me," has… Read More

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Drake Calls Out Walgreens and Macy's for Using "YOLO"

by #teamEBONY

While perusing through the aisles of Macy's and Walgreens, early Christmas (Dec. 25), Drake called out… Read More

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Farrah Boulé Burns has the best lips in hip-hop. Her sexy pout merits its own paragraph, but what spills from those lips is… Read More

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2012’s Hottest Songs

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Looking back on this year’s music, it’s safe to say that 2012 was a good year. Courageous newcomers, revitalized vets… Read More

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Robert Glasper Pays Homage to the Soul of Stevie Wonder

[REVIEW] Keys of Life:
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by Una-Kariim A. Cross

Stevie Wonder’s fifteenth studio album, 1972’s Talking Book, was developed to fully capture the beauty, drama… Read More

Best Black Holiday Albums

Best Black Holiday Albums

Reconnecting with friends and family is one of the many perks of the holiday season. But planning for social gatherings sometimes… Read More

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The Year’s Biggest ‘WTF?’ Moments in Hip-Hop

by Damon Young

Confusion. More than any other feeling---disgust, anger, bemusement… Read More

INTRODUCING<br />
Danny! [VIDEO]

INTRODUCING
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It’s time to get to know Danny Swain. The young rapper, who goes by the stage name… Read More

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SONIC BOOM:
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Norman Vladimir

INTRODUCING Norman Vladimir [VIDEO]

I am at Manhattan’s Dive Bar, reminiscent of a Prohibition back-door saloon, having a whiskey. Setting up instruments are friends… Read More

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