Ne-Yo’s Giving Tour: R&B Whiz Gives Children Education and More

The Compound Foundation (TCF), co-founded by singer/songwriter Ne-Yo, recently completed a four-city, four-day Giving Tour. The nonprofit organization’s tour stops gave...

Breaking: Denise ‘Vanity’ Matthews Dies at 57

TMZ is reporting that Denise Matthews, known as 'Vanity' of the 1980s pop group Vanity 6 has died. A protégé and...

Dr. Dre: ‘The Chronic’ 20 Years Later

By the early 1990s, hip hop was on a roll with heavy MTV rotation, modest Billboard chart success, prime time sitcoms,...

Rihanna Wins Lawsuit Against Topshop

Caribbean 360 is reporting that Bajan superstar Rihanna Fenty has won a lawsuit against British fashion retailer Topshop. Fenty sued the...

Straight Outta Compton Movie Review: A Brilliant Coming of Age Tale

Writing for The Root, The Burton Wire's founder & editor-in-chief Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. reviews F. Gary Gray's highly-anticipated film Straight...

The Burton Wire’s Christmas Playlist

The Burton Wire would like to wish you a safe and Happy Holiday season! To help you get into the Christmas...

Akosua Report: Charles Mingus

“I say, let my children have music. For God’s sake, rid this society of some of the noise so that those...

Prince Paul: Hip-Hop Legend’s Star is Still Rising

Prince Paul is about two years shy of celebrating the 30th anniversary of his dynamic music career. As somebody that has...

Young Guru Talks Music: ‘Era of the Engineer’

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

'Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley': Doc Celebrates Iconic Performer

HBO's long awaited documentary, Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley premieres tonight. Produced, narrated and directed by Academy award-winning actress/comedienne Goldberg, the...

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