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Soul Retrospective: Miles Davis’ ‘Tutu’

Miles Davis was a transformative musician, an innovative bandleader and pioneering force in the world of jazz. Davis’ legend was set in the early ’60s with albums  Kind of Blue, Sketches of Spain, and Miles Ahead, among many others. By the late […]

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Tyrese: ‘Black Rose’ in Bloom

Tyrese is feeling bold these days; Furious 7, the latest installment in the Fast & Furious franchise, became a billion-dollar movie, and he's released the


Soul Retrospective: L.T.D.

In the late '70s and early '80s, there were few R&B groups as popular as L.T.D. With a collection of great songs, band camaraderie,

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Event Recap: Goapele Talks Music, Activism and Being ‘Strong As Glass’

Songstress and Bay Area native Goapele recently brought her beauty, brains, and impressive pipes to NYC to chop it up with fans about her

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Event Recap:  Bilal Breaks Down New Album ‘In Another Life’ in NYC

Fresh off one of the most talked about sets at Essence Fest this year, Money Over


Concert Recap: A Night of Classic Motown with the Four Tops and the Temptations

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Let’s turn back the hands of time, back to 1983, to the airing of Motown 25: Yesterday, Today,

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Michael K. Woods: Artistic Scholarship

Michael K. Woods’ dorm room at Vassar University has become his window to the world, an intersection of academia, social justice, and the music

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Soul Retrospective: Michael Franks’ Top 10 Best Songs

For over 40 years, Michael Franks has appealed to romantics and lovers of intelligent and passionate R&B and jazz. While he seemed like an

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Classic Soul Album Spotlight: The Ohio Players’ Honey

One of the funkiest groups to ever hit the music scene is the Ohio Players. They created some of the most wonderful albums ever

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The Great Debate: Bell Biv DeVoe vs Guy

It’s customary for music-loving individuals to debate which songs, albums, and artists they consider the best, especially when comparing one artist head-to-head with another.

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