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 the greatest acts across multiple genres and spanning several decades (psychedelic soul pioneers Sly & […]

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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

3rdEyeGirl Plectrumelectrum

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

fDeluxe Show Poster

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

Prince courtesy NPG Records

The 2014 Essence Festival: 20 Years of Entertainment & Empowerment

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The 2014 Essence Festival, presented by Coca-Cola, came to a close in the wee hours of

ASCAP Pres. Paul Williams courtesy PictureGroup

Recap: ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

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Awards season is, undoubtedly, one of the most exciting times of the year.  From


Q&A: Mathew Knowles

It isn’t everyday that young, aspiring, up and coming artists have the opportunity to engage in face to face mentoring with some of the biggest


Introducing J-EyE

Artist, songwriter, and producer J-EyE is steadily generating buzz thanks to his deft blending of R&B, hip-hop, and soul.  The Brooklyn-born performer has rocked the

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