Go-Go Finally Gets Added to Regional Roots Grammy Category

Chris Richards of The Washington Post is reporting Go-Go music, Washington, DC's Black regional dance music has finally made it's way...

Black Filmmakers That Changed the Game

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

Uganda: NewzBeat Raps News in Luganda and English

Amy Fallon of Inter Press Service is reporting the NewzBeat, a news segment that airs on Uganda's free-to air channel NTV,...

Ethiopian Singer Eyob Mekonnen Dies at 37

BBC Africa is reporting that Ethiopian singer Eyob Mekonnen has died. The popular reggae singer suffered a stroke last Tuesday in...

Bernard Wright: Funk and Jazz Legend Dies in Dallas at 58

The music world is mourning the loss of legendary funk and jazz musician Bernard "Nard" Wright who died May 19 after...

To Pimp a Butterfly: A Controversial Classic

Kendrick Lamar's latest album “To Pimp a Butterfly” (TPAB) has been marked as an instant classic after its unexpected release. Streamed by 9.6 million...

Anita Wilson and Rick Robinson Talk New Album ‘Vintage Worship’

  Ms. Anita Wilson is releasing her uplifting sophomore LP, Vintage Worship, on Jun. 24. The inspirational album on the Motown Gospel imprint was primarily written...

African Diaspora: New Year’s Eve Traditions

  In a photo gallery, Chantal Martineau of the Huffington Post shares different New Year's Eve traditions that occur throughout the African...

Photographer Jonathan Mannion ‘Covers’ Hip-Hop

In two-plus decades, Jonathan Mannion has built a solid reputation as the gold standard for hip-hop photography. The photographer born and...

Snoop Dogg Acquires Death Row Records

In a full-circle moment, rap legend, actor, entrepreneur and television show host Calvin "Snoop Dogg" Broadus has acquired Death Row Records,...

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