Music

gospel

10 Fresh Gospel Acts to Help Get Your Praise On

by Christina Santi   Oct 20, 2018

Gospel music is rooted in the Black church experience of the African-American South and birthed out of the Negro spirituals of slavery. It is... Read More

Cardi B, Michelle Obama, Global Citizen

Cardi B and Michelle Obama Encourage People to go out and Vote

by Teddy Grant   Oct 08, 2018

Cardi B returned to the stage on Saturday for the first time since giving birth to her daughter in July and got political ahead... Read More

Grammy

In Push For Diversity, Grammy Organization Invites 900 New Voting Members

by Teddy Grant   Oct 05, 2018

The Recording Academy, which puts on the Grammy Awards, invited 900 people to join as voting members in a move meant to increase diversity,... Read More

Tina Turner, Broadway

Tina Turner Musical Coming to Broadway in 2019

by Teddy Grant   Oct 03, 2018

Tina Turner is coming to Broadway…well, sort of. A musical called “Tina” based on the life and storied career of Turner will make its... Read More

Aretha Franklin, mural, vandalized

Aretha Franklin Mural Vandalized in Detroit

by Teddy Grant   Oct 01, 2018

A mural honoring Aretha Franklin was vandalized in Detroit on Saturday, The Detroit Free Press reports. Richard Wilson, the London-based artist who drew the... Read More

Kanye West, MAGA, Trump

Kanye West Wants U.S. to get rid of Amendment Abolishing Slavery

by Teddy Grant   Oct 01, 2018

Kanye West stirred up controversy on Sunday when he said the constitutional amendment that banned slavery in the U.S. should be abolished, multiple outlets... Read More

Jennifer Hudson, Aretha Franklin, Ellen SHow

Jennifer Hudson Says Playing Aretha Franklin Is Her Dream Role

by Christina Santi   Sep 27, 2018

Singer/Actress Jennifer Hudson appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday to speak about her current projects including her portrayal of Aretha Franklin upcoming... Read More

Hip-Hop Dominates the Billboard Hot 100 for 34 Consecutive Weeks

Hip-Hop Dominates the Billboard Hot 100 for 34 Consecutive Weeks

by Christina Santi   Sep 17, 2018

Hip-hop has become the No. 1 genre globally. On Monday, Billboard shared that the music born in the South Bronx has become a mainstay... Read More

Mariah Carey, GTFO

Mariah Carey Flaunts Dramatic Weight Loss in ‘GTFO’ Video

by Christina Santi   Sep 14, 2018

Mariah Carey released the visual for her breakup ballad, “GTFO” on Thursday. The singer shows off her 50-pound weight loss in the video wearing... Read More

Missy Elliott, Mary Halsey, Ellen DeGeneres

Missy Elliott Surprises ‘Funky White Sister’ on ‘The Ellen Show’

by Teddy Grant   Sep 14, 2018

Missy Elliott surprised the woman who went viral last month when she did a karaoke performance of “Work It” at a park in Rhode... Read More