Matthew Allen

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Mr. Kendrick Goes to Washington

When it was announced that Kendrick Lamar was going to be performing selections from his…

All-Stars Honor Bill Withers at Carnegie Hall

There’s an old saying: “How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice.” Well, nearly 43…

Emmett Till

Keith Beauchamp Brings Emmett Till to Hollywood [INTERVIEW]

Harm and horror at the hands of oppressive White lawmakers is something Black Americans have…

Join the Leon Bridges Revival! [INTERVIEW]

Singer/songwriter Leon Bridges recently took the stage at New York’s Bowery Ballroom to present the…

darryl tookes

Darryl Tookes Lulls With Love [INTERVIEW]

Darryl Tookes may not be the first name that comes to mind when discussing important…

T.S. Monk Talks Bebop to Hip-Hop [INTERVIEW]

Offspring of famous figures often carry heavy burdens, living up to what came before them.…

Cecilia Conrad

[COOL JOBS] Meet MacArthur VP Cecilia Conrad

Dr. Cecilia Conrad has been an advocate for enhancing the creativity of others most of…

Confessions of ‘A Sucker Emcee’

Craig “muMs” Grant has been an unofficial ambassador for American poetry for nearly two decades.…

[COOL JOBS] Be a Radio Promotions SVP

Some say you need luck to be successful, a collision of preparation and opportunity. Others…

Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson Duets with John Legend + More [INTERVIEW]

With lyrics like, “My smile is my makeup I wear since my breakup” and “I…