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.

Theater, Warriors and Carmen Jones

From my observation, domination was a key theme in events that I found of interest last week.

Apollo hosts mega spring gala

There has been a rising consensus lauding the decade of the ’90s as the pinnacle years in Black music. Various tours throughout the year have and will be taking place nationwide with that very sentiment in mind.

Debra Lee relinquishes her position as chair and CEO of BET Networks

Now it’s officially official at Black Entertainment Television, an end of an era, the closing of a chapter.

And the old sage T.I. then said...

Coming off the week he just had, with actions and words, you’d think that Clifford Harris’ alter ego, T.I., was an abbreviated form of Tupac Incarnate.

The New Edition saga continues

Big business meets broadcasting this week as television networks present their new primetime schedules for the forthcoming fall seasons at what begins TV Upfronts 2018.

Farewell to B.B. Kings Blues Club

For close to 20 years we’d get together for a good time at least three times a month on average.

It might be cold outside, but Summer Jam is on its way

With its announcement Monday, Hot 97 gave the first true indicator that the wintry-like blanket we find ourselves under will soon dissipate, at least by June 10.

Black is the new black

Although it was a few decades ago, the memory lingers quite vividly.

Free Meek Mill dammit!

Through hard work Meek Mill, born Robert Rihmeek Williams, made it happen. He got that shot and took it to the house, overcoming tragedy and poverty in the process.

Trey Ellis film: Dr. King legacy 50 years later

Jan. 15, 2018, we have, as we’ve done on the national level (all 50 states) since the year 2000, observed the holiday Martin Luther King Jr. Day.