Teddy Pendergrass

Soul Retrospective: Teddy Pendergrass

Teddy Pendergrass was one of music’s most charismatic and potent singers. Unlike many of his contemporaries, Pendergrass was equally at home with ballads and dance tracks. However, in 1982, the trajectory of his career drastically changed. The totality of his […]

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Q&A: Al Jarreau—Musical Moments 201

At 75 years young, legendary singer Al Jarreau has more energy than most. However, after speaking with SoulTrain.com for an extended period of time,


And It Feels So Good: 5 R&B Groups We’d Love To See Reunite

Soulful duo Floetry reunited in 2015 after spending some time apart, much to the delight of their thousands of fans who have been waiting

10 Amazing R&B Singers

10 Amazing R&B Singers You’re Sleeping On

R&B lovers, rejoice! The days of sitting around and waiting for repetitive radio stations to introduce you to new artists are over. 


Soul Retrospective: Sly and the Family Stone

Sly and the Family Stone were one of the most influential bands of all time, featuring a multiracial group of males and female musicians


The ‘80s: Robert Palmer’s ‘Heavy Nova’

In 1988, English singer Robert Palmer released the album Heavy Nova, a title that incorporated his love of heavy metal and the rhythms of

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Dead Presidents’

Dead Presidents, the riveting 1995 film written, produced and directed by Allan and Albert Hughes, focuses on a young man trying to cope with

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Misty, Maya, Serena and Sasha: The Real Fantastic Four

One does not have to be exposed to cosmic radiation like comic book characters the Fantastic Four to be endowed with extraordinary abilities. Ballet


Q&A: Charlie Wilson

With a string of chart-toppers including “Yearning for Your Love,” “Outstanding,” and “Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me),” The GAP Band solidified its

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Artist to Artist: Celebrating Miles Davis with His Son Erin Davis and Nephew Vince Wilburn, Jr.

The fourth installment of the Miles Davis: The Bootleg Series box set released on July 17, 2015, on Columbia/Legacy Recordings. Released on the 60th

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