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A New Tune By Lauryn Hill Will Be Featured On ‘Queen & Slim’ Soundtrack

After five years, Ms. Lauryn Hill finally has new music on the way! The new song will be featured on…

Jessye Norman, International Opera Star, Dies At 74

NEW YORK (AP) — Jessye Norman, the renowned international opera star whose passionate soprano voice won her four Grammy Awards,…

Artist Feature: Watch Rhiannon Giddens’ Poignant Tiny Desk Concert For NPR

As a fellow native of Greensboro, North Carolina, Rhiannon Giddens immediately grasped my attention. Giddens’ captivating music is filled with…

With “Eve,” Rapsody Gains Traction In The Best Rapper Debate

NEW YORK (AP) — The debate over who reigns supreme as the greatest rapper of the moment is never-ending and…

Missy Elliott Honored At MTV VMAs; Swift Wins Top Prize

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Missy Elliott, the rapper-singer-songwriter-producer-dancer whose music videos have moved the needle over the last two decades,…

Derek Dixie, Beyoncé’s Music Director, Reflects On First Emmy Nomination

NEW YORK (AP) — In true Beyoncé fashion, when her music director learned he earned his first-ever Emmy nomination for…

Beyoncé, Sinatra Among Those On Obama Summer Song Playlist

NEW YORK (AP) — The Obama summer playlist has everyone from Drake and Beyonce to Steely Dan and Frank Sinatra.…

Teddy Pendergrass: ‘If You Don’t Know Me’ Review

We would be amiss to kick off African American Music Appreciation Month without mentioning the new documentary Teddy Pendergrass: If…

After Winning His Fourth Grammy, Drake Minimizes Its Importance In Honest Speech

As an artist who just won his fourth Grammy last night and has taken home nearly 200 awards throughout his…

Watch Noname, Smino, And Saba’s Captivating “Tonight Show” Performance

Last night on Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show, America had the honor of witnessing an incredible trio live. Performing “Ace” from…
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