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Aretha Franklin’s ‘Amazing Grace’

What if this story had come out when it was supposed to? Peep a few scenarios of things that might have been affected.

Thank you and R.I.P. Mr. Roy Hargrove Jr.

Was one of those loooong work weeks and the forthcoming week shapes up to be an exact replica.

Here comes the sixth annual Urban Action Showcase and Expo

Just when it looked as if we turned the corner, Netflix pulled the plug on “Luke Cage” after the second season. Huh? On strength of the music alone, Season 3 should have been in the bag. The show to was ...

Apollo—Black and proud at 50

Sometimes it’s not just about singing. You need that extra umph, that proverbial battery in your back. Where does that come from? I guess realistically it varies, but idealistically, here’s a theory.

Yo, Kanye, a word please

Will it ever end? I mean, it’s nonstop with this dude.

Say It Loud—I’m Black and I’m Proud at 50

After hearing it blared all summer, I never ever thought I to would have to pose the question, but after Tuesday, Oct. 9, I might have to.

Music fests fill out the waning days of summer

When legends transition, although it seems as if time stops, we know the real.

Celebrating the King of Pop

As the world sat on the threshold of bidding adieu to the physical being of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, across country was a grand celebratory fete for another musical royal.

Rock steady Aretha—R-e-s-p-e-c-t, and Black Girls Rock!

A few of us have had the pleasure to have seen it from its infancy.

Celebrating Black music from Nashville to Brooklyn—all is love and pride

It’s the morning of Aug. 16, 2018. So far so good. My flight landed as scheduled. What it do Nashville?

Thank you, Aretha! We love you!

Thank you for sharing her with us. We know you had her first and although there’s a selfish part in us all that wishes she’ll stay with us a little while longer, but if you need her back, we overstand ...

Lauryn Hill re-releases her ‘Miseducation’ album

What it was or what it is?

Black Girl Magic is just everythang!

In terms of leaving an indelible print in the realm of U.K. soulstresses, there’s Jane Eugene, Sade and Floetry.

‘Power’ to the people

Whether real or perceived, folks are taking notice of the “Beige Rage.”

‘Long Live The Kane’—BK’s finest

Nothing last forever. So, it was a surprise to no one that the strong run of previous lyrical monarchy of Grand Master Caz, Kool Moe Dee and Mele Mel was to soon fall.

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