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Concert Review: Jeffrey Osborne at BB King’s Blues Club

New York City tuned in to watch R&B and funk musician, lyricist, drummer, and vocalist Jeffrey Osborne perform live on Friday, January 23rd at the BB Kings Blues Club. For many, Osborne is a musical icon, known for releasing a […]

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Q&A: Stokley Williams—The Essence Award

Success in the music industry has taken chart-topping soul band Mint Condition all across the world, allowing them to meet some interesting people. Connecting with

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Soul Retrospective: Norman Connors

In the '70s and '80s, Philadelphia-born drummer Norman Connors was one of the most prolific and talented artists/producers in all of music. By the mid

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Profile: Bill Withers—A Lasting Legacy

I write and sing about whatever I am able to understand and feel. I feel that it is healthier to look at the world through

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Movie Review: ‘Whitney’

The long-awaited Lifetime biopic about the late Whitney Houston, Whitney, premiered on Saturday, January 17.  This was also the directorial debut for Academy Award nominee

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The 80s: Skyy’s ‘Skyy Line’

The band Skyy got its start in the early 1970s when sisters Denise, Delores, and Bonne Dunning met producer and keyboard player Randy Muller at

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Soul Retrospective: Rick James’ ‘Glow’

In many ways, Rick James remains one of music's curiosities. While his contemporaries were often proclaimed geniuses, James was never a critic's darling and his

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India.Arie and Elmo: A Soulful Duet Like No Other

There have been a number of notable, likely unforgettable duets throughout the illustrious history of soul music. Pairings that immediately come to mind: Marvin Gaye

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Is Sam Smith the Next Michael Mc Donald?

British singer/songwriter Sam Smith is another vocalist music lovers are adding to their playlist. The 22-year-old singer is charming, handsome, alluring, and he has a

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Classic Soul Album: ‘The Temptations Sing Smokey’

The talented, tantalizing, terrific, totally together Temptations can easily be classified as the top soul group of all time. With their five-part harmony and core



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