A New York City-based African nonprofit socio-cultural organization known as the United Volta Association Inc., popularly referred as UVA, in conjunction with the African Studies faculty of Binghamton University, put up a splendid performance to mesmerize the audience gathered at ...
The experimental R&B musician Frank Ocean has struggled with the limelight since the success of his debut album, “Channel Orange,” which was released in 2012.
MTV announced the nominations for the 2017 Video Music Awards on Tuesday via Instagram, and rapper Kendrick Lamar leads the pack with the most nominations for his video "Humble."
More than 90 people were hospitalized in Connecticut during a concert headlined by musician Chance the Rapper, authorities said.
Nielsen’s worldwide consumer report has just released its annual midyear report on the entertainment industry. Within the findings, hip-hop star Kendrick Lamar’s album, “DAMN,” is one of the biggest albums of 2017. But that is not the most important piece ...
In the aftermath of “Mandela Day” (July 18), the worldwide acknowledgment of Nelson “Madiba” Mandela, we join the world in celebrating this “world champion of human rights,” whose light continues to shine around the planet.
Since it was established in 2005, the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival has put forth the best balance of celebrating and preserving hip-hop’s legacy through culture-based educational events, exhibitions, movie screenings and the climactic block party.
When you attend a concert of the multireed player and flutist Rene McLean, his music will ascend the boundaries of the hard bop American tradition.
Miami rapper Trina has announced the release of her sixth studio album, “The One,” which is due out Sept. 8.
Christopher "Fresh Kid Ice" Wong Won, a founding member of rap group 2 Live Crew, died Thursday, according to his agent. He was 53.
Our July 2017 GBE Black Media Month highlights the Motor City, beginning with our own Herb Boyd, whose new book “Black Detroit: A People’s History of Self-Determination” is drawing critical raves.
Rapper and entrepreneur Jay Z released “Footnotes” to accompany his emotional opus, “4:44,” which was released exclusively on the digital music provider, TIDAL. “Footnotes” shows a montage of Black men and men of color giving accounts of their trials in ...
The mysterious and sultry folk soul singer/songwriter Moses Sumney has released a new single in anticipation of his debut full-length album, whose title has not yet been announced.
The New York-based avant-folk musician, Larkin Grimm, has released a collection of free jazz, experimental-inspired of songs with her new album, “Chasing an Illusion.”
Hours after social media was abuzz Tuesday, June 27, that Geri Allen was ailing, the gifted pianist, composer and educator was dead.