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Q&A: Teddy Riley—Chapter 2, “Pete Rock and Heavy D”

Where would music be today without the contributions and influence of Teddy Riley? A standard-bearer in production since a teenager, Riley’s intricate ear heard the right chart-topping sounds for such icons as Bobby Brown, Big Daddy Kane, Keith Sweat, and […]

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Album Review: The 30th Anniversary of Bob Marley and the Wailers’ ‘Legend’

Robert Nesta Marley’s legacy is one that will never die. Not only is he the highest selling reggae artist of all time, he was a

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Q&A: KeKe Wyatt–Country Strong

Admirers and critics alike are suggesting R&B Divas star and platinum-selling recording artist Ketara “Keke” Wyatt is a much better singer now than when she

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Soul Train History Book: The Ohio Players

Funk music was at its zenith in the seventies, and one group that epitomized funk was The Ohio Players. Hailing from Dayton, OH, the group—comprised at

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Profile: Ice Cube, Part 2

Audience perception is unavoidable, even for an entertainer as successful as Ice Cube. His current film 22 Jump Street, sequel to smash comedy 21 Jump Street,

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Movie Review: ‘Think Like A Man Too’

Summer is officially here, and a big part of relaxing and enjoying the season is to take a step inside where there's air conditioning and

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Book Review: Toni Braxton’s ‘Unbreak My Heart: A Memoir’

In 1992, via the Boomerang soundtrack, the world was officially introduced to Severn, Maryland’s own, Toni Braxton; with tracks like “Give U My Heart” (duet

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Q&A: Anthony Anderson—The Fans’ Interview

Television and film star Anthony Anderson is one of the lucky ones. The Compton, CA born actor and writer could boast he’s appeared in box

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Artist to Artist: WAR’s Lonnie Jordan

Throughout the history of American popular music, hundreds of bands have come and gone.  While a significant number of these outfits have emerged onto the

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The Producers: Tom Dowd

New York City native Thomas J. Dowd was born and raised in Manhattan.  His mother was an opera singer and his father, a concertmaster, so



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