Music

Charlie Wilson is one of the top names in R&B/Soul… HIs endearing vocals coupled with his unbridled funk has made him a favorite for years. We just got his latest single and suffice to say we are adding it right away to our soul music stream. One I Got is sort of a new generation […]

COvid 19 has cancelled a summer of leisure. Our beloved festivals, concerts and gatherings of any size have been cancelled or postponed. The leisure consumer is hurt. The promoters/producers of these festivals have had to be creative and ingenious in how to handle this unprecedented situation. And so we talk about it with Rich Sherman, […]

Streaming live on Youtube This is so exciting. The entertainment industries are finally publically recognizing the power of contemporary African Music. Something that the author of this piece has recognized since going to Africa on an annual journey to the Capetown Jazz Festival. We have long know that the potency o contemporary music originating on […]

Our team from the next generation of pop culture analysts get together this Sunday to discuss the merits of new school music vs. old school…. Listen, watch and share as Queen Ex, Amber Cade, DJ Deuxz and DJ Trey Money debate the best (and worst) of music from then and now.

Jill Scott, left, and Erykah Badu brought in over 700,000 viewers during their three-hour live stream Saturday, May 9, 2020. (CNN) – Erykah Badu and Jill Scott came together for three hours of magic Saturday in the first Verzuz live stream battle between two women.But the stream was more union between two friends playing great music than […]

My goodness, it is becoming overwhelming how many of our music and entertainment culture icons are passing away. All in one weekend, we lost Andre Harrell and Little Richard and now the Legendary soul and R&B singer Betty Wright. While not known for a ginormous catalogue, her songs like Tonight is the Night, No Pain, No […]

Where do we start? I mean this season has been brutal. So much death. So many have gone on and now we rise to learn of the passing of Andre Harrell at the age of 59. Mr. Harrell was the founder of one of the most influential urban music labels in recent history, Uptown Records. […]

No Little Richard, No Rock N Roll. Sorry for all of you who may be sleep, no, Elvis nor Jerry Lee Lewis did not birth the worldwide phenomenon that is Rock N Roll. No. They cannot lay claim there. The King, the originator, the never can be duplicated, and the undisputed King is Richard Penniman […]

From the BBC: Florian Schneider, co-founder of highly influential electronic pop group Kraftwerk, has died at the age of 73. The German quartet set the template for synthesiser music in the 1970s and 80s with songs like Autobahn and The Model. They achieved both musical innovation and commercial success, and inspired scores of artists across […]

This is a special edition of Coffee Conversations as we stop to pay tribute to Tony Allen, the drummer for Fela Kuti and widely known as one of the creators of AfroBeat. You know the drummer is the center of the funk and most funk artists will count Afrobeat as being one of the primary […]


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