BET’s “Sunday Best” Returns with New Judges

BET’s “Sunday Best” Returns with New Judges

Gospel music is part of the foundation of America’s soundtrack. After a four year hiatus, BET’s gospel competition “Sunday Best” is heading back to the airwaves this summer with two new judges. Award winning gospel vocalists Erica Campbell and Jonathan...
A Closer Look at the Billboard Charts

A Closer Look at the Billboard Charts

Billboard’s R&B and Hip-Hop charts can sometimes leave music lovers a bit confused at how consistent they are with defining what makes a certain type of music fit into a specific category. These days if you take a glance at the charts, the list may or may not...
Esperanza Spalding Casts a Spell with Her Brand of Jazz

Esperanza Spalding Casts a Spell with Her Brand of Jazz

Jazz bassist Esperanza Spalding has been hailed as a prodigy on the acoustic double bass, but she made a name for herself when she became the spoiler alert in 2011 snatching the GRAMMY for Best New Artist from the obvious favorite of the night, Justin Bieber, and...
Pianist Robert Glasper Introduces Jazz to New Audiences

Pianist Robert Glasper Introduces Jazz to New Audiences

Hailed as the gateway into jazz for younger audiences, America’s jazz soundtrack wouldn’t be complete without mentioning the musical stylings of GRAMMY Award winner Robert Glasper. Diversifying Jazz Glasper’s music has helped to propel the genre forward by taking hip...
Celebrating the Queen of Motown: Diana Ross

Celebrating the Queen of Motown: Diana Ross

As the leading lady of the Supremes and her own solo career, living legend Diana Ross has contributed to many layers of America’s soundtrack. The Queen of Motown is turning 75 on March 26 and celebrating it in a big way by kicking off a “Diamond Diana” tour in Los...