Black Music Month

Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

Gospel singer Lamar Campbell is no stranger to the Lord. Known for his powerful vocals and soul-stirring performances, he says that Gospel music is the foundation of all black music. He began playing music in the church at the age of 8. As an Indianapolis native, he was the first to be signed to EMI […]

A few of our favorite album sequels in Black music history, plus 5 that we're holding out hope on.

In Celebration of Black Music Month, she spoke on how Black Music Month was founded and the moment it was presidentially proclaimed.

Some fashion staples will simply always be associated with the musician who initially rocked it.

I‘ll Be Missing You is a heartfelt tribute song released in 1997 by Puff Daddy (now known as Diddy) and Faith Evans. The track was dedicated to the memory of Christopher Wallace, known as The Notorious B.I.G., who was tragically killed earlier that year in March. With its strong lyrics and emotional melody, the song […]

The Grammy-nominated rapper and more celebrities attended D'USSE Cognac's annual event series to celebrate Hip Hop's 50th anniversary and the women who have contributed to its success!

When Nelly released “Country Grammar” it marked a significant milestone in the world of hip-hop and popular music. Released on June 27, 2000, the album showcased a unique blend of rap and catchy melodies, solidifying Nelly as an important figure in the music industry. “Country Grammar” was Nelly’s debut studio album and became a massive […]

Run the Jewels’ debut album, simply titled Run the Jewels, is a groundbreaking project that brought together the talents of two talented artists, Killer Mike, and El-P. The album was released on June 26, 2013, and marked the beginning of a collaboration that would propel both artists to new heights of commercial success. Run the […]

Don’t Sweat The Technique is the fourth and final studio album by the hip-hop duo Eric B. & Rakim. It was released on June 23, 1992, and is considered a classic in the genre. The album is known for its innovative production, intricate rhyme schemes, and thought-provoking lyrics, which solidified Eric B. & Rakim’s reputation […]

Da Real World is the second studio album by the iconic rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer, Missy Elliott. It was released on June 22, 1999, following the success of her debut album, “Supa Dupa Fly.” The album showcased Missy Elliott’s unique and innovative approach to hip-hop, solidifying her status as a groundbreaking artist in the […]