Music

Mariah Carey Goes Full Glam in New Video, ‘With You’

Mariah Carey Goes Full Glam in New Video, ‘With You’

by Jessica Bennett   Oct 12, 2018

Mariah Carey has a little something up her sleeves for fans, as the songstress has just dropped the official first single from her upcoming... Read More

Leah Flynn, Violinist, Aretha Franklin

Watch 10-Year-Old Violinist Pay Tribute to Aretha Franklin

by Christina Santi   Aug 23, 2018

Leah Flynn, 10, is a violin prodigy who began playing the instrument at 5 years old. The music enthusiast paid respect to Aretha Franklin,... Read More

Diddy Says It’s Easier to Find Talent in the Age of Social Media

Diddy Says It’s Easier to Find Talent in the Age of Social Media

by Teddy Grant   Aug 02, 2018

Business mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs is an icon in the music industry, and he has discovered and managed talent that has gone on to... Read More

R. Kelly’s Ex-Wife Remixes ‘I Admit,’ Calling Singer an Abusive ‘Deadbeat’

R. Kelly’s Ex-Wife Remixes ‘I Admit,’ Calling Singer an Abusive ‘Deadbeat’

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 25, 2018

R. Kelly’s 19-minute confessional, “I Admit,” has been as polarizing as the R&B star himself. Loyal fans are defending him even more while detractors... Read More

From Lena Horne to Pharrell: EBONY’s Most Iconic Music Covers

From Lena Horne to Pharrell: EBONY’s Most Iconic Music Covers

by Christina Santi   Jun 29, 2018

This is the last installment of our Black Music Month series, where EBONY has placed focus on the underappreciated movers and shakers of the... Read More

Future Teams Up With PartyNextDoor for ‘Superfly’ Single, ‘No Shame’ (VIDEO)

Future Teams Up With PartyNextDoor for ‘Superfly’ Single, ‘No Shame’ (VIDEO)

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 05, 2018

For the 2018 remake of blaxploitation classic Superfly, Atlanta rapper Future was called upon to play the part of Curtis Mayfield, responsible for curating... Read More

R. Kelly, Spotify

Spotify Doesn’t Want to Play ‘Judge and Jury,’ Reverses ‘Hateful’ Content Policy

by Teddy Grant   Jun 01, 2018

Music streaming service Spotify has made an about-face and will no longer punish artists who created “harmful or hateful” content due to pressure from... Read More

R. Kelly

R. Kelly’s Spotify Streams Increase Following Removal From Playlists

by Jessica Bennett   May 22, 2018

May 10 marked the day Spotify became the first streaming service to take an active stance on controversial R&B singer R. Kelly, removing the... Read More

Here’s Why Spotify Won’t Remove Chris Brown, Dr. Dre & Others After Banning R. Kelly From Playlists

Here’s Why Spotify Won’t Remove Chris Brown, Dr. Dre & Others After Banning R. Kelly From Playlists

by Jessica Bennett   May 10, 2018

Spotify is the first streaming service to remove R. Kelly’s music from its official playlists, saying both Kelz and rapper XXXTentacion violate the company’s... Read More

R. Kelly, Spotify

R. Kelly’s Music Removed From Spotify Playlists

by Teddy Grant   May 10, 2018

R. Kelly’s musical catalog was removed from Spotify’s editorial and algorithmic playlists on Thursday, Billboard reports. Under the streaming service’s new public hate content... Read More