Yasiin Bey, formerly known as rapper Mos Def, has moved on to another endeavor after releasing a steady stream of albums and acting in several films in the 1990s and 2000s. Now, Bey is taking on the art world by ...
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Cardi B scored a leading 10 VMA nominations, five of which are from her “Finesse” collaboration with Bruno Mars, who has another solo nomination in addition to his five with Cardi B.
One Harlemite who keeps that jazz torch burning is Berta Indeed.
There was an abundance of Black-owned jazz clubs during the blood-drenched years of segregation, but now, because of that trickle down economy, Black clubs have dwindled drastically in this 21st century of openness, cloaked under smiling faces of eager racism.
Everyone is aware of how President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” stance has separated children from their parents in border states.
British pop singer Seal shared a surprising tidbit the other night at his amazing concert at New York City’s Beacon Theatre.
No pianist has the distinctive soft percussive ever-roving touch like the eminent elder statesman Barry Harris.
In 1986, the Black British musical duo A.R. Kane turned Black rock music on its head, creating artistic and melodic rock music that they later coined “Dream Pop.”
Don’t call it a comeback because these two Grammy Award-winning recording artists, Mary J. Blige and Janet Jackson, are returning to the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans next weekend, July 5 through 8.
Orson Wells' rich, brilliant & ultimately doomed character Charles Foster Kane died, alone and unloved,...
Joe Jackson, the patriarch of the iconic Jackson family, is fighting terminal cancer, and his condition is rapidly deteriorating, according to reports.
Six years after releasing his album Life Is Good, talented lyricist and Hip-Hop legend Nas released his eleventh studio album, NASIR, on June 15.
The New York City Universal Hip-hop Museum (UHHM) is slated to open in 2022 in the Bronx. Founded by Rocky Bucano, Kurtis Blow, Shawn LG Thomas, Grandwizzard Theodore, Mickey Bentson, and , Joe Conzo Jr. the museum “celebrates and preserves ...
Lorraine Gordon, owner of the iconic Village Vanguard jazz club in New York, and one of the few non-musicians to be named an NEA Jazz Master, died June 9, at Beth Israel Hospital in Manhattan.
The guitarist Russell Malone, whose pronounced pitched sound has caught the ear of anyone who listens, from New York to Europe, will be honored by Jack Kleinsinger’s “Highlights in Jazz.”