Yvonne McNair

Artist to Artist: Yvonne McNair

One of the greatest joys I experience as curator of SoulTrain.com’s Artist to Artist column is the opportunity to talk shop with some of the most innovative musicians working in the business—especially women artists. Since launching this column in 2011, […]

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Artist to Artist: Curly Fryz

In 2013, I had the opportunity to interview a young up and coming choreographer and dancer named


Album Review: ‘Ibeyi’

It was only months ago, in late summer, that Afropunk introduced me and thousands of others to the thrilling sounds of French-Cuban twins Naomi

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Come Together: Bay Area Artists Unite for Rosie Gaines

When Prince’s Graffiti Bridge movie and soundtrack hit in 1990, it ushered in a new era for the Grammy and Academy Award-winning superstar, who just


Event Recap: SF Music Tech Summit XVI

The San Francisco Bay Area has long been lauded as one of the most fertile and vibrant music communities in the world, spawning some of


Love & WAR: A Journey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

When SoulTrain.com chatted with Lonnie Jordan, original member and front man for the ionic collective  WAR earlier this

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Album Review: Prince & 3rdEyeGirl’s ‘PLECTRUMELECTRUM’

3rdEyeGirl, the rock-tastic trio featuring guitarist Donna Grantis, drummer Hannah Ford, and bassist Ida Nielsen that has been backing Prince for the past two years,


Album Review: Prince’s ‘Art Official Age’

For the past year or so, Prince and his all-woman collective, 3rdEyeGirl, have been teasing us mercilessly with one-off singles, live video clips, and promises


Album Review: Lenny Kravitz ‘Strut’

2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the release of rock n soul god Lenny Kravitz’s debut album, Let Love Rule (Virgin)Buoyed by sounds evocative

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Concert Review: fDeluxe at The Dakota Jazz Club, Minneapolis

When the Prince-produced outfit The Family debuted in 1985 with their first single “The Screams of Passion,” all signs pointed to a potentially long-term and

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