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Q&A: Martin Shore–‘Take Me to the River’

The music of Memphis and the Mississippi Delta has its own distinct personality, not to mention a unique very place in history. While the region was divided and long mired and in various institutions including politics, race, discrimination, segregation and […]

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Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: Karl Grigsby

In the mid-1970s, there was a Soul Train dancer who always kept the other dancers, the production staff and even host Don Cornelius laughing on


The 80s: The Police’s ‘Synchronicity’

Often times, a certain sound comes to mind when thinking of the music of the 1980s, but there are a few albums out there that

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘A Soldier’s Story’

A Soldier’s Story, based upon Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Off Broadway production A Soldier’s Play, is one of the most dramatic and riveting films ever

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Book Review: Sheila E.’s ‘The Beat of My Own Drum’

In 1984, Sheila E.’s first album The Glamorous Life debuted and spent 46 weeks on the Billboard charts; however, musically

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On the “A” w/Souleo

Ntozake Shange’s Groundbreaking Choreopoem ‘for colored girls…’ Turns 40 As Ntozake Shange prepares to celebrate the 40th anniversary of her seminal work, for colored girls who

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Event Recap: Rich Homie Quan & Jeezy’s “RICH”

Music is definitely an influencer to fashion trends and style. At the recent urban couture launch by hip-hop sensation Rich Homie Quan, the public was

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Q&A: Deon Richmond-Not ‘Trippin,’ Still Working

The 1980s weren’t complete without the groundbreaking series The Cosby Show. Recurring character Kenny, aka, “Bud,” was one of the most memorable personalities on the

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Cleveland Rocks: The Rock Hall

[caption id="attachment_26993" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.[/caption] When it comes to the preservation and celebration of music, some of

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Q&A: Danielle Spencer

“Oooooooh! I’m telling mama!” If you have ever heard this phrase, chances are you have watched the classic television show What’s Happening! That famous phrase

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