Doug Williams

Q&A: Doug Williams

Comedian Doug Williams grew up surrounded by significant footnotes in African American history. A native of Montgomery, AL—the mecca of the Civil Rights movement, Williams realizes it’s no laughing matter to create opportunities for cultural advancement. This is the reason […]

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Classic Soul Cinema: ‘Cooley High’

Cooley High is not just a classic movie, it is a “cult” classic.

Released 40 years ago on June 26, 1975, Cooley High is


Q&A: Shanice

Flex and Shanice are Hollywood staples; as entertainers who now have veteran status in the industry, the couple has enjoyed combined success in the

Alexander O'Neal

The ‘80s: The 30th Anniversary of Alexander O’Neal’s Eponymous Debut

Alexander O’Neal released his self-titled debut album thirty years ago, but the Natchez, Mississippi native had already gotten his feet wet in the music

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Album Review: Jamal STEELE’s ‘Driving Toward Our Purpose’

Hip-hip artist Jamal STEELE believes we all have a unified purpose: To achieve greatness. Throughout his inspirational and socially-encouraged debut LP, the Atlanta native

Skeeter and Go Go Brothers

Diary of an Ex-Soul Train Dancer: The Original Skeeter Rabbit

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James “Skeeter Rabbit” Higgins is one of the most funkiest dancers that came out of South


Soul Retrospective: Isaac Hayes and Dionne Warwick’s ‘A Man and a Woman’

In the 1970s, live albums and performances were a great way to connect listeners to the acts they loved. Albums like Blue Magic, Major

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Profile: Naturi Naughton—The ‘Power’ of Tasha St. Patrick

Starz hit drama Power has returned for its highly anticipated second season, and co-star Naturi Naughton is just as anxious about what’s to come as

Jackson 5 I Want You Back’s Ultimate Guide to Double-Sided Hits

Back in the day when people threw house parties, they would bring their 45s and write their names on them so no one would


Soul Retrospective: Stevie Wonder’s ‘Characters’

When Characters was released in 1987, Stevie Wonder had already experienced over 25 years of constant hits. In the early '60s, Motown and America

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