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

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The Bad Boy of R&B returns with 16 new songs on his newest release titled, 777. Throughout all his trials and tribulations LYFE JENNINGS has remained the same dude; a soulful, thoughtful artist whose commitment to his craft, community and fans have earned him “LEGEND” status.  For this latest release, Lyfe pared over a 100 songs down to a collection […]

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Tank is a Multi-Grammy nominated R&B singer, songwriter and producer who recently released his ninth studio album, ELEVATION, via his label R&B Money through a collaboration with Atlantic Records. The lead single “Dirty,” co-written with his longtime collaborator J Valentine and produced by hit producer Cardiak (When We), is a sultry single that focuses on […]

When three-time Grammy-nominated, soul-induced singer/songwriter RAHEEM DEVAUGHN makes a seemingly audacious musical promise; whether you want to hold him to his word, consider his word bond or regard his word as good as gold, given his impressive track record for consistently engaging musical quality amongst his faithful, steadily-growing audience, one could safely surmise that ultimately he’s always […]

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In the midst of his now decade-long steady climb to international R&B notoriety and prominence, he’s been the singers’ singer, a consummate ladies’ man, the fellas’ fella and the “go-to” modern-day R&B/soul crooner with sensibilities simultaneously grounded in the past and the present.

R&B singer Major, is embracing his new found fame. His previous success came through a viral video for his song Why I Love You, but fans only got a glimpse of his hands and silhouette. “People are learning my face,” he said, but when people realize he’s the man behind Why I Love You and Honest, […]

Peabo Bryson has been singing and sweeping women off of their feet since the ’70s. Bryson’s new album Stand For Love came out August 3, and his voice, “has not aged.” According to Tom Joyner, his new music sounds like it was something that was recorded way back when and he just “took it off the […]

Peabo Bryson is an artist who has stood the test of time, his music is timeless and his voice is unchanged over two decades later. On May 14, 1999 the TJMS was in St. Louis for a Sky Show and Peabo was the star! But, Tom was getting nervous because he was nowhere to be […]

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Know as “The Northwest’s King of Soul” and inductee to Oregon’s Music Hall Of Fame, Andy Stokes has been sharing his soulful voice and undeniable musical mastery with the Northwest music culture for more than three decades. As the lead vocalist with the legendary funk band Cool’R, Andy signed with renowned A&M Records, and toured […]

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From barefoot dreadlocked troubadour to suave standard-bearer for contemporary R&B. Eric Benét may have changed his look, but one thing has remained consistent: his dedication to crafting authentic music that engages the soul. “I’m not chasing any current whatevers,” says Benét, a four-time Grammy Award nominee. “It’s about music that gives me goose bumps and touches my […]