Black Music Month

Documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson, Jr.  may not be a household name in your household, but you know his work. Former NFL star, Michael Vick, jazz icon Miles Davis, historically Black colleges and universities and the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense have all been viewed through Nelson’s lens. Though “Civil War” documentarian Ken Burns may be […]

WARNING: Some tracks contain explicit lyrics and sexual/adult themes 1. Joyner Lucas Although he’s been releasing music since 2010, this Massachusetts-based rapper didn’t release his record label debut, ADHD, until this year. His thoughtful, socially conscious singles like “I’m Not Racist” and “Devil’s Work” along with teaming up with Chris Brown and Eminem hasn’t hurt […]

The neo-soul wave of the 90’s was formed by a loose-knit group of like-minded musicians who reflected the souful originals of an earlier, more artistically inclined era. These artists were known for their strong songwriting, solid musicianship, stellar vocals and for their individual, innovative music and eclectic, artistic personas. This next wave of R&B artists […]

Music is quite literally the soundtrack of our lives. R&B has such a diverse, ever changing, but yet familiar sound, that it’s always a good genre choice. R&B was born in the 1940s and has been reinvented by artists over the decades. The 60’s was lead by Sam Cooke and Chubby Checker. By the late […]

When we talk Soul, we’re talking about bottom of the gut singers who are churning out records that will transport you back to when Soul singers were putting out music that made you feel. Artists like PJ Morton and Leon Bridges are leading the wave of modern “Old Soul” acts but there are others out there […]

More people need to know about Gregory Porter and his beautiful music, so we sat down with the California native to do just that. Like on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

It’s African-American Appreciation Month and sometimes even we get stumped by a musical question. Last week on “Arsenio Hall Monday,” we became consumed by Childish Gambino’s hit “RedBone” because it doesn’t include the word redbone in the lyrics. Given the actual lyrics, a more fitting name obviously would have been “Stay Woke.” Arsenio thought that […]

These stars do it all – acting, singing, producing, writing. Check out our favorite hybrids.

Christopher Williams answers three revealing questions about his music career and personal life. Like on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

There are some artists who transcend time and some who transcend their physical presence on the earthly plane. These artists died too soon and in ways so completely unexpected that we mourn their loss to this day. These were the tremendous, iconic talents who in their varying ways, touched millions with their creative gifts. We […]

There are certain artists and groups still around but they’ve been dormant for so long, we wonder if there’s ever a chance for us to see them do their thing again. No matter how long they’ve been off the scene or how unlikely it is they will ever make a record again, we still wish […]

Cedric The Entertainer lives up to his name in this hilarious video where he takes on some popular rap songs and one throwback 90s song! Watch it above! Like on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram