A Full Force to be Reckoned With

A Full Force to be Reckoned With

Let’s start with a trivia question: What do late entertainment icons Selena and “The Godfather of Soul” James Brown have in common? The answer: Along with their incredible cultural and social impacts, and millions of records sold worldwide, both recording artists had...
The Top 10 Moments in Black Music of the 2010s

The Top 10 Moments in Black Music of the 2010s

In less than 2 weeks, we’ll say goodbye to the 2010s and step into a brand new decade. Looking back on the past 10 years, it’s a bit mind-boggling to recall the numerous social, political, and pop culture events that have come to epitomize this era: Occupy Wall...
Black Music Honors Celebrates Musical Legends

Black Music Honors Celebrates Musical Legends

Paying homage to music icons that paved the way and celebrating their achievements was the highlight of the 2019 Black Music Honors show in Atlanta, Georgia. The event was held on September 5, at The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and honored legendary artists who...
Lizzo’s Musical Tapestry with Various Genres

Lizzo’s Musical Tapestry with Various Genres

Music artists use their art to express a spectrum of emotions and singer/ rapper Lizzo is no different. She is taking a multitude of genres to get her point across as she weaves her musical tapestry into America’s soundtrack. Her message is one of self-worth, body...
A Look at How Black Music Month Started

A Look at How Black Music Month Started

African Americans have weaved together musical tapestries from various genres as a contribution to America’s soundtrack. This month, the National Museum of African American Music joins the rest of the country in celebrating Black Music Month. Since the end of the 70s,...
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...