Phoebe Snow

Soul Retrospective: Phoebe Snow

Phoebe Snow was born Phoebe Ann Laub in New York, New York, and had one of the most varied and infuriating careers in all of music. With her range-filled contralto voice, Snow’s prowess and phrasing could give life to any […]

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Theater Review: Black Ensemble Theater’s ‘Sounds So Sweet’

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Paying homage to great music is a staple of Chicago’s

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Q&A: Will Downing

The “Sophisticated Prince of Soul,” Will Downing, is back with Chocolate Drops, another album that continues to highlight his remarkable efforts as a singer/songwriter. For


LSG: R&B’s Favorite Supergroup

Multi-platinum superstars Gerald Levert, Keith Sweat, and Johnny Gill formed the group LSG in 1997. Gerald and Johnny were already in popular R&B groups

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Concert Review: Stevie Wonder’s ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ Tour

Legendary music icon Stevie Wonder went out with a bang on the last stop of his Songs in the Key of Life tour Tuesday


In Memoriam: Johnny Kemp

If you were around in the late 1980's, you no doubt tore up the dance floor on multiple occasions to Johnny Kemp’s smash hit,

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Q&A: Candice—Unfiltered

Marked as R&B superstar Ne-Yo’s protégée, singer/songwriter Candice is making herself heard loud and clear and as unfiltered as she pleases. The 24 year

Percy Sledge

In Memoriam: Percy Sledge

Beloved singer and songwriter, Percy Sledge, passed away on April 14, 2015, at the age of 73 in Baton Rouge, LA. Best known for


Soul Retrospective: Sade’s ‘Promise’

Sade Adu and the band Sade are one of the most intriguing success stories in all of music. Their debut, Diamond Life, was released

Will Downing

Concert Review: Will Downing at BB Kings

It was a sold out crowd at BB Kings Blues club last weekend because a special guest had arrived in New York City.  That

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