Antonio ‘L.A.’ Reid: ASCAP Honors Visionary Leader

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Veteran musician-turned-record label executive Antonio "L.A." Reid strives to bring out excellence in anything and everyone with whom he comes in...

Mali: Musician Baba Salah Calls for War in Song “Dangay”

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https://soundcloud.com/studiomali/baba-salah-the-north-dangay Yochi J. Dreazen of The Atlantic is reporting that, in Mali, popular musician Baba Salah is using his talent to call...

Akosua Report: James Brown

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“I've outdone anyone you can name - Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Strauss. Irving Berlin, he wrote 1,001 tunes. I wrote 5,500.” James Brown On...

The Burton Wire’s Top News Stories of 2013

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As 2013 comes to a close, The Burton Wire brings you our top news stories from the African Diaspora in 2013....

First Afro Latino Festival of New York Held in Brooklyn

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On Saturday, June 29, 2013, the first Afro Latino Festival of New York: Listen to the Echo of the Drums in...

Young Guru Talks Music: 'Era of the Engineer'

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The digital age has led many people to think it only takes a MacBook and GarageBand to make quality sound recordings. Young...

What’s in Deon Cole’s Black Box?

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Deon Cole is television’s latest definitive jokester. The veteran stand-up comedian, writer and television producer hosts his weekly half hour original...

Rap Legend: John “Ecstasy” Fletcher Dies at 56

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The blogosphere is weeping over the loss of John "Ecstasy" Fletcher of the legendary rap group Whodini! Fletcher, known as "Ecstasy"...

Ghana Honors Jamaican Rita Marley with Citizenship

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The Jamaican Observer is reporting that Rita Marley, widow of pop icon Bob Marley, was made an honorary citizen of Ghana...

Black Filmmakers That Changed the Game

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Writing for The Root, The Burton Wire's editor-in-chief Nsenga K. Burton highlights black filmmakers that changed the game for blacks in...

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