The 80s: Vanity’s ‘Wild Animal’

Vanity was already well known to 80s music fans as the camisole-clad vixen and lead vocalist of the Prince-formed Vanity 6, the trio who released the hit single “Nasty Girl.”  That tune topped the charts on both the U.S. Billboard […]

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Fawn Quinones

Who can forget this gorgeous dancing machine? Fawn Quinones, sister of Lockers dancer Adolfo “Shabba Doo” Quinones, is one of Soul Train’s most popular

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The 80s: Adam and the Ants’ ‘Prince Charming’

Fans of 80s music may not know the name Stuart Leslie Goddard, but mention the Marylebone, London native’s stage name, Adam Ant, and images

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Q&A: Black Girls Golf Founder Tiffany Fitzgerald

Black women are spreading their wings and joining conversations that they have most often been counted out of. On the golf course, our sisters are finding


Remembering B.B. King

The saddening news of “The King of Blues” B.B. King’s passing has swept across our nation. The forecast predicts tears.

No umbrellas are opening,

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Event Recap: The 2015 Soul Train Impact Conference and Music Festival

The Soul Train Impact brand celebrated its fifth year by partnering with Hermene Hartman and expanding the annual one


In Memoriam: B.B. King

The family was devastated to learn that blues iconB.B. King died last night, on May 14, 2015, at his home in Las Vegas. He


The 80s: The System’s ‘The Pleasure Seekers’

The duo of David Frank and Mic Murphy came out of the box strong with their debut album Sweat,


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Rafia Santana’s ‘SELFiE’ is Better than Yours

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Movin’ On Up: The 40th Anniversary of ‘The Jeffersons’

Legendary television producer and writer Norman Lear seemed never without a bankable idea. After striking gold with controversial sitcom All In The Family, a

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