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On the “A” w/Souleo

Emily King Talks the ‘Switch’ in Life and Music Life’s transitions—both big and small—serve as the inspiration behind the title and music of singer-songwriter, Emily King’s new album The Switch. And King is certainly singing from experience. In 2006, she […]

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How the Town Gets Down: Oakland Sets Guinness World Record for the Longest Soul Train Line

Oakland, CA boasts a notable roster of soul, R&B, and hip-hop artists who’ve ascended to the world stage: Goapele, Keshia Cole, Hammer, Tony! Toni!

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On the “A” w/Souleo

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Vivian Green is ‘Vivid’ and Carefree on New Album

Singer Vivian

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In Memoriam: Remembering “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes

Ask your parents or your grand or great grandparents if they have ever heard of “The American Dream,” Dusty Rhodes. They’re likely to start

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On the “A” w/Souleo

Hennessy Doc Explores Brand’s Relationship with African Americans

So what do you get when you combine a spirit brand with social justice, stir, and

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On the “A” w/Souleo

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Art Exhibition and Nonprofit Organization Look at LGBT Issues Beyond Marriage Equality


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On the “A” w/Souleo

Rain Pryor Has Her (Own) Story to Tell

Rain Pryor is used to being introduced as the “daughter of Richard Pryor.” But nearly ten years

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On the “A” w/Souleo

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Singer Maysa Reflects on Music’s Role Amid Turmoil in Baltimore

Veteran recording artist

Festival Founder Mahen Bonetti

On the “A” w/Souleo: African Film Festival founder faces uncertain future

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Mahen Bonetti is just about ready to call it a wrap. After twenty-five years as the founder

Ben E. King

In Memoriam: Remembering Ben E. King

There is no way for us to determine what types of devices our children’s grandchildren will be using to listen to music. Despite any

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