MUSIC

ow 2016, you’re really trying to show us just how fleeting life can be, aren’t you? I’m going to need you to calm that down for a second please. It’s ...

Editor’s Note: You can tell from our site’s title that A Tribe Called Quest is a big deal to us. We are deeply saddened by Phife’s passing. He was gone ...
Paris attacks

t was a Saturday morning in Paris. Memorials were hung and candles lit at the Batclan Concert Hall, which saw the greatest carnage from a terrorist attack the night before ...

riting for the “The Atlantic” in 2012, essayist and journalist David Samuels called Kanye West “the Mozart of American music.” Barring a cello version of, say, “All of the Lights” ...

It’s early September. As summer draws to a close, folks are laying aside their summer flings, returning to school and work, and already thinking about the months ahead. Yep, the time has ...

You read the headline correctly and we’re going to keep this short and simple. Though Black Music Month has passed, the #CarefreeBlackGirl Summer is here. This playlist is for all ...

Whispers have been circulating for years about Ms. Jackson’s return from her 2008 critically and commercially-acclaimed  “Discipline.” So much so, the notoriously private songstress took to Twitter to put a rest ...
Erykah Badu

Bored out of my mind, I refreshed my Twitter timeline for the millionth time. There was the usual lonely girl in her feelings, a variety of song lyrics, an abundance ...

There is nothing like seeing music being performed live. For musicians, concerts are exhilarating experiences. The stage is set for them to exhibit their talent, work and heart on the world’s ...

If you haven’t listened to Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly” yet I want you to stop what you’re doing right now, acquire a copy of the album, get some ...